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Enzyme-driven biodegradable nanomotor based on tubular-shaped polymeric vesicles

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 06:56
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00559A, CommunicationB. Jelle Toebes, Loai Abdelmohsen, Daniela A. Wilson
Various nanomotors that can mimic the motion of natural systems have recently been proposed. Yet, most designs are metal based and not applicable in biological settings. We report the first...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Acceptorless dehydrogenative coupling reactions with alcohols over heterogeneous catalysts

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 20:43
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00451J, Critical ReviewKen-ichi Shimizu, Siddiki S. M. A. Hakim, Takashi Toyao
Heterogeneous catalysis for the one-pot synthesis of chemicals is a growing area in green chemistry. Among various types of organic transformations promoted by using this approach, acceptorless dehydrogenative couplings (ADC)...
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Sensitive determination of L-hydroxyproline in dairy products by capillary electrophoresis with in-capillary optical fiber light-emitting diode-induced fluorescence detection

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:32

Anal. Methods, 2018, 10,2211-2216
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02356A, PaperHongyun Ji, Xueyan Zhang, Feng Yang, Jiali Wang, Hongyan Yuan, Dan Xiao
A sensitive capillary electrophoretic method with in-capillary optical fiber light-emitting diode-induced fluorescence detection (ICOF-LED-IFD-CE) was developed for determination of L-Hyp and further for identification of hydrolyzed leather proteins in dairy products.
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Coordination-induced assemblies of quantum dots in amphiphilic thermo-responsive block copolymer micelles: morphologies, optical properties and applications

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:32
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00510A, PaperJianhua Lu, Bingxin Liu, Bingfeng Shi, Changli Lu
Nanostructured hybrid materials composed of functional block copolymers (BCP) and inorganic nanoparticles (NPs) have attracted growing interest. In this paper, the quantum dots/block copolymer (QDs)/BCP hybrid assemblies with precise control...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Speeding Up Discoveries of Organic and Organic-Inorganic Materials by Electronic Structure Theory

How do you identify the ideal molecular structure for a solar absorber or, perhaps, for a drug supplied as a powder of molecular crystals? The computing power of one of the world’s most advanced supercomputers can help.
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Don’t want a solar panel on your roof…how about one floating on the lake behind your home?

A Los Angeles city councilman is floating - literally - a proposal for the city to build a unique solar energy production site. He wants the city to float solar panels on Los Angeles reservoirs.
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Correcting the Effect of Hematocrit in Blood Coagulation Analysis on Paper-Based Lateral Flow Device

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:31
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00192H, PaperHua Li, Daewoo Han, Giovanni M. Pauletti, Michael Hegener, Andrew J. Steckl
A simple method to correct the effect of hematocrit (Hct) on a paper-based lateral flow assay (LFA) device that is designed to assess whole blood coagulation is reported. By quantifying...
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Accelerating Solar Sales with Utility Bill Data

From identifying more accurate qualifications and better targets to enhancing assessments and ROI calculations, solar providers stand to gain a tremendous competitive advantage with the help of cost and consumption data from utility bills.
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Highview Power a Finalist for Renewable Energy Project of the Year

Alternative Energy - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:25
Pilsworth Plant nominated for prestigious 2018 BusinessGreen Leaders Award
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Thin cyclomatrix polyphosphazene films: Interfacial polymerization of hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene with aromatic biphenols

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:30
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00444G, PaperEvelien Maaskant, Hubert Gojzewski, Mark A. Hempenius, G. Julius Vancso, Nieck E. Benes
A series of thin cyclomatrix polyphosphazene films has been prepared by interfacial polymerization of hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene (HCCP) with an aromatic biphenol. The pKa values of the biphenol used strongly influence the...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Fulcrum BioEnergy Breaks Ground On Sierra BioFuels Plant

Alternative Energy - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:54
Milestone Launches Construction of First Garbage to Transportation Fuels Project
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NextEra Energy Resources, Salt River Project Unveil Integrated Solar and Battery Plant

Alternative Energy - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:52
Pinal Central Solar Energy Center is Arizona's LARGEST Utility-Scale, Solar Energy Center Paired with Battery Storage System
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Vivint Solar to Offer LG Chem RESU Batteries to Solar Power Customers

Alternative Energy - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:51
Solar plus storage option offers greater control over renewable energy customers produce
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New firm cooperation offers benefits for customers

Alternative Energy - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:44
VARTA Storage and E-One Moli Energy to develop high performance Lithium-Ion battery applications for the European market
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TEPCO and Pocket Queries to Collaborate on Mixed-reality Solution for Industrial Workplaces

Alternative Energy - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:43
TEPCO announced today that it has joined forces with IT and entertainment developer Pocket Queries Inc. to develop a mixed-reality (MR) solution that will combine the real and virtual worlds for fast, easy, three-dimensional visualization of data in the workplace.
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Combination of Preparative and Two-Dimensional Chromatographic Fractionation with Thermal Analysis for the Branching Analysis of Polyethylene.

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:26
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00522B, PaperHarald Pasch, Paul Severin Eselem Bungu, Kristina Pflug
Low density polyethylene (LDPE) or, more generally, branched polyethylene exhibits excellent processing properties thanks to its complex molecular structure. The branches on the polymer backbone are distributed by location and...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Aptameric detection of Quinine in reclaimed wastewater by using a personal glucose meter

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 06:25
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00585K, PaperYong Qiu, Chun-meing Gu, Bing Li, Hanchang Shi
The quantification of small molecule analyte in water environment remains expensive due to the high costs of instruments and human resources. Aptamer-invertase biosensor coupled with a personal glucose meter (PGM)...
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Globally unique electrified road enables fossil-free road transport

The electrified road works by transferring energy to the vehicle from a rail in the road through a movable arm. The arm detects the location of the rail in the road and as long as the vehicle is above the rail, the contact will be in a lowered position.
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A facile colorimetric method for highly sensitive ascorbic acid detection by using CoOOH nanosheets

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:55
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00841H, PaperQiuyu Nie, Qiyong Cai, Huihui Xu, Shun Qiao, Zhaohui Li
In this work, based on a fast redox reaction between CoOOH nanosheets and AA, a very simple and highly sensitive colorimetric assay was developed to detect AA in buffer and...
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Hydrodeoxygenation of biomass-derived oxygenates over metal carbides: From model surfaces to powder catalysts

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:53
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00239H, Critical ReviewZhexi Lin, Rui Chen, Zhenping Qu, Jingguang G. Chen
The hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) reaction is critical to the upgrading of lignocellulosic biomass into valuable fuels and chemicals. Many transition metal carbide (TMC) catalysts have been shown to be highly selective...
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Categories: Green Technology News

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