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Ice Energy and Apricus Sign Australia Distribution Deal

Alternative Energy - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:44
All Ice Energy products now available in Australia exclusively through Apricus
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FUGRO RETURNS TO BORSSELE OFFSHORE WIND FARM ZONE TO CONDUCT UXO SURVEY

Alternative Energy - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:21
Fugro has been awarded a joint contract with Boskalis for survey and identification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone.
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SunPower by Freedom Solar installs rooftop solar arrays on seven Mission Park locations

Alternative Energy - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:20
Freedom Solar teams up with the largest and oldest privately owned funeral company in San Antonio, Mission Park Funeral Chapels and Cemeteries, to install solar arrays on seven of its locations.
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Recent build outs in electroanalytical biosensors based on carbon-nanomaterial modified screen printed electrode platforms

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:58

Anal. Methods, 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01276D, Critical ReviewNandita Jaiswal, Ida Tiwari
The incorporation of carbon-based nanomaterials in screen-printed electrode sensors has overtaken traditional techniques in biological and environmental sample analysis where immediate on-site monitoring is required. Our review focuses on 1D and 2D biosensor materials.
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FTIR as a rapid tool for monitoring molecular weight distribution during enzymatic protein hydrolysis of food processing by-products.

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:57
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00865A, PaperSileshi Wubshet, Ingrid Mage, Ulrike Bocker, Diana Lindberg, Svein Halvor Knutsen, Anne Rieder, Diego Airado-Rodriguez, Nils Kristian Afseth
Enzymatic protein hydrolysis of food processing by-products is a well-recognized strategy of producing peptide-rich formulations of added value. The biochemical complexity of this process poses a significant challenge in the...
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Rapid Pre-filtering of Amphetamine and Derivatives by Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) - Differential Mobility Spectrometry (DMS)

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:57
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00892A, PaperIfeoluwa Ayodeji, Timothy Vazquez, Ronelle Bailey, Theresa Evans-Nguyen
The synthesis of 'designer drugs' and derivatives has recently proliferated in the illicit drug market. For forensic drug analysis, conventional sample preparation and chromatographic separation techniques may be laborious and...
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Discriminating Forchlorfenuron-treated Kiwifruits Using Portable Spectrometer and Vis/NIR Diffuse Transmittance Spectroscopy Technology

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:57
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00832E, PaperDayang Liu, Qianqian Li, Weiqiang Li, Biao Yang, Wenchuan Guo
To explore the feasibility of low-cost miniaturized spectrometers in discriminating forchlorfenuron treated kiwifruits, a visible and near infrared (Vis/NIR) diffuse transmittance spectroscopy system was constructed by a miniaturized charge coupled...
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A simple and green ultrasonic-assisted liquid-liquid microextraction technique based on deep eutectic solvents for the HPLC analysis of sesamol in sesame oils

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:57
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01033H, PaperWei Liu, Kangdi Zhang, Yaqiong Qin, Jingjing Yu
Sesamol is the key natural antioxidant in sesame oils, which can prevent the propagation of lipid peroxidation. A simple ultrasonic-assisted liquid-liquid microextraction (UALLME) technique based on deep eutectic solvents (DESs)...
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Novel method of nicotine quantification in electronic cigarette liquids and aerosols

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:57
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00501F, PaperMumiye Ogunwale, Yizheng Chen, Whitney Theis, Michael H Nantz, Daniel Conklin, Xiaoan Fu
The electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) has emerged as popular electronic nicotine delivery devices (ENDs). However, the general safety and validity of e-cigarettes for nicotine delivery efficacy are still not well understood....
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U.S. Reports a Major Milestone in Wind and Solar Power

Bobby Magill for Scientific American: 10 percent of electricity generated in the country in March came from these renewables
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The Lithium Boom is About to go Into Overdrive

Alternative Energy - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 08:39
OilPrice.com News Commentary
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QOS Energy delivers innovative energy management system to SunHydrO’s Solar+Storage R&D project

Alternative Energy - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 08:37
QOS Energy, a leading renewable O&M analytics software provider, has completed the delivery of an innovative Energy Management System to SunHydrO, a combined renewable energy and storage R&D project led by French aggregator Sun’R Smart Energy. The SunHydrO project aims to foster the grid integration of variable renewable energy sources with the added flexibility offered by pumped hydro storage units.
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Visible-light-induced selective synthesis of sulfoxides from alkenes and thiols using air as the oxidant

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 07:56
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01416C, CommunicationHuanhuan Cui, Wei Wei, Daoshan Yang, Yulong Zhang, Huijuan Zhao, Leilei Wang, Hua Wang
A highly selective synthesis of sulfoxides from alkenes and thiols was established by visible-light photoredox catalysis at room temperature. This metal-free transformation protocol, which uses inexpensive Rose Bengal as the...
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Green Chemistry Emerging Investigators 2017 themed issue

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 07:56

Green Chem., 2017, 19,2707-2710
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC90063E, Editorial
Green Chemistry Emerging Investigators 2017 themed issue.
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Biphasic extraction of mechanocatalytically-depolymerized lignin from water-soluble wood and its catalytic downstream processing

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 07:56

Green Chem., 2017, 19,2803-2811
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03191A, PaperGaetano Calvaruso, Matthew T. Clough, Roberto Rinaldi
During saccharification of water-soluble wood, a dual 2-MeTHF/water solvent system enables extraction of low molecular weight lignin fragments.
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Controlling reactivity through liquid assisted grinding: the curious case of mechanochemical fluorination

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 07:56

Green Chem., 2017, 19,2798-2802
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03139K, PaperJoseph L. Howard, Yerbol Sagatov, Laura Repusseau, Christiane Schotten, Duncan L. Browne
We have identified an example of a mechanochemically milled organic reaction where liquid-assisted grinding controls the selectivity, such a phenomenon has not been reported/observed before.
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Synthesis of conjugated copolymers by combining different coupling reactions

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 07:56
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00624A, PaperTine Hardeman, Guy Koeckelberghs
Despite the significant progress in the controlled synthesis of conjugated polymers using a Catalyst Transfer Condensative Polymerization, the possibilities regarding random and gradient copolymers remain very limited. Therefore, a novel...
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CO2-Responsive Fluorescent Hyperbranched Poly(ether amine)

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:55
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00626H, PaperBing Yu, Yue Zhao
A series of anthracene-capped, hyperbranched poly(ether amine)s (hPEA-AN) with varying hydrophilicity were designed and synthesized. Their fluorescence emission intensity in aqueous solution increases after carbon dioxide (CO2) bubbling as a...
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Cell-penetrating poly(disulfide)s-based star polymer for simultaneous intracellular delivery of miRNAs and small molecule drugs

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:55
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00666G, PaperWenhua Yang, Changmin Yu, Chunxian Wu, Shao Yao, Shuizhu Wu
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small regulatory noncoding RNAs that control a variety of biological processes. The regulation of many endogenous miRNAs is tightly associated with various diseases. Thus, the design of...
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PAA-g-PLA Amphiphilic Graft Copolymer: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Drug Loading Ability

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:55
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00762K, PaperWenhao Qian, Tao Song, Mao Ye, Peicheng Xu, Guolin Lu, Xiaoyu Huang
A well-defined amphiphilic graft copolymer comprising hydrophilic poly(acrylic acid) (PAA) backbone and hydrophobic poly(lactic acid) side chains was synthesized by the combination of reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization, ring...
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