Heliyon, Volume 7, March 2021

Review article on the effect of heat stress on gene expression and modulation in bovine embryos.

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 92, March 2021

Combination of new transport technologies can reduce urban energy consumption.

Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 66, March 2021

While managing the effects of urban growth represents a significant challenge, it also provides an opportunity to rethink how we plan and design our urban spaces to support sustainability, both in terms of new urban development projects and in retrofitting existing urban spaces.

General and Comparative Endocrinology, Volume 303, 1 March 2021

Anthropogenic activity is a major driver of seabird injury and mortality in the 21st century. In the current study we aimed to monitor glucocorticoid metabolites (ufGCM) concentrations, as a marker of physiological stress, in injured, emaciated (starvation/illness) and oiled African penguins through the stages of rehabilitation at a rescue centre in South Africa.

Future Foods, Volume 3, 2021, 100025

Contributing to SDGs 2, 12 and 13, his review discusses the major challenges in food industry and how synthetic biology has the potential to revolutionize the future of the food. Finally, the prospects and challenges of synthetic biology for a sustainable food manufacturing are discussed.

Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine Update, Volume 1, 2021, 100005

Blood donation saves lives, and the communication between blood centers and donors plays a vital role in this. Smart apps are now considered an important communication tool, and could be best utilized in blood donation if they are designed to fit the users’ needs and preferences.

Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, Volume 50/Issue 2, March-April 2021, pages 115-118

This article advances SDG 4 and 5 by exploring the gender disparity among Canadian interventional radiologists, highlights the attrition of women through their radiology training, and discusses recruitment strategies to increase diversity in this rewarding field.

Geography and Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2020, Pages 59-69

Soil organic carbon (SOC) in croplands is a key property of soil quality for ensuring food security and agricultural sustainability, and also plays a central role in the global carbon (C) budget. Contributing to SDGs 13 and 15, this article discusses how croplands have a large potential to sequester C through implementing better land use management practices, which may partially offset SOC loss caused by climate change.

Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Volume 46, March 2021, Pages 267-271

Maternity leave policies can have a profound impact on working mothers’ well-being and career advancement. This research note takes a mixed-methods approach to study maternity leave policies and practices in the US contributing to knowledge on SDG 5.
Traditional approaches to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) issues have serious shortcomings, according to new research by global HR analyst Josh Bersin and his team. This XpertHR article covers topics related to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).