Articles

Elsevier,

Heliyon, Volume 10, 15 May 2024

In the pursuit of improving engine performance and mitigating emissions, researchers have explored the intriguing domain of fuel blends incorporating butanol and gasoline. This innovative study aims to unravel the intricate dynamics between butanol and gasoline when utilized as a blended fuel in internal combustion engines. The current study integrates cutting-edge techniques such as Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and Response Surface Methodology (RSM) for the optimization of engine performance.
Elsevier,

Energy Strategy Reviews, Volume 53, May 2024

The research questions explore the recent progress and technological advancements in Wireless Power Transfer (WPT), the reflection of global engagement within the WPT community through publication trends and geographical distribution, and the alignment of thematic clusters with SDG goals. Questions also investigate the contribution of AI to WPT, challenges and barriers to WPT adoption revealed by bibliometric analysis, ways WPT technology can democratize technology access in marginalized regions, and specific recommendations to ensure WPT technologies effectively accelerate progress towards achieving a broader set of SDGs.
Elsevier,

Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 252, May 2024

This article supports SDGs 13, 15 and SDG 11 by exploring the utilization of soil microbe based desertification management practices and highlighting emerging technologies in the field. It discusses the policy implications and strategies that can support sustainable land use practices.
Elsevier,

The Microbe, Volume 3, 2024, 100072, ISSN 2950-1946

The most significant threat to environmental components is the alarming increase of micro- and nano- plastics (MNPs) within the ecosystem. Among the several remediation techniques available to date, microbial remediation showed better promise to degrade or sustainably remove MNPs from the environment. Microorganisms have evolved genes that impact changes in plastic pollutants under stable ecophysiological processes that depend on biotic and abiotic elements.
Elsevier,

The Microbe, Volume 3, 2024, 100069, ISSN 2950-1946

The use of integrated production systems is widespread, mainly in tropical areas. This practice could contribute to soil conservation, increasing biodiversity and environmental services while reducing greenhouse gases emissions.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Volume 257, April 2024

The article emphasizes the importance of providing training and supporting resources alongside open science initiatives to enhance accessibility and reduce barriers in the field. It suggests that these educational resources should be customized to cater to diverse user profiles, including neuroscientists, computational scientists, and educators.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Volume 257, April 2024

It is important to have scientifically analyzed data to support the policy direction for children's schools, as they are a vulnerable group when it comes to emerging infectious diseases. [hotspot – schools]
Elsevier,

Food Microbiology, Volume 118, April 2024

A reminder that some effective preventatives for the spreading of disease are relatively simple such as good hygiene and efficient washing.
Elsevier,

Cancer Letters, Volume 586, 1 April 2024

Cancer disproportionately impacts Black patients in incidence and mortality. Accordingly, optimal anticancer pharmacotherapy is critical to improving outcomes in this population, however, Black patients are less likely to receive anticancer pharmacotherapy.
Elsevier,

Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Volume 48, April 2024

Supports SDG 3 in describing problems associated with delayed pregnancies and a lack of access to care.

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