2 years ago

Our results indicate that silver nanoparticles affect production and

Silver has been in use since ancient times in the form of metallic silver, and silver nitrate, and silver sulfadiazine for the treatment of burns, wounds and several bacterial infections. Silver and its compounds are known as effective antimicrobi read more...

2 years ago

Statistical differences were observed among the study sites Mean Cs

1. Introduction
1.1. Radium contamination
Radium (226Ra) was used extensively during the 20th century predominantly in the form of luminescent paint. Waste generated from military, industrial and pharmaceutical products was regularly bur read more...

2 years ago

The entry of Cs into plants is

The ability of plants to take up 137Cs is usually represented by the transfer factor (TF) expressed as the ratio of 137Cs concentration in plant tissues to that in the soil. It is used widely to predict the concentration of radionuclides in agricu read more...

2 years ago

Worldwide alluvial aquifers are renowned as important groundwater resources

Worldwide, alluvial aquifers are renowned as important groundwater resources (Helena et al., 1999, García et al., 2001, Sanchez-Martos et al., 2002, Güler and Thyne, 2004, Lorite-Herrera and Jiménez-Espinosa, 2007, Al-Shaibani, 2008, Chae et al read more...

2 years ago

TIC10 Table nbsp shows the observed MDLs for target analytes in

The majority of analyte MDLs in seawater filtrate were < 5 pg L− 1. Musks exhibited the highest MDLs (3.2 to 51.1 pg L− 1). MDLs of other analytes ranged from 0.4 pg L− 1 (anti read more...

2 years ago

More striking inconsistencies in the SS hysteresis patterns between scales

More striking inconsistencies in the SS hysteresis patterns between scales are observed when the occurrence of anti-clockwise hysteresis is examined. These event dynamics are extremely infrequently reported at Stations A and B. However, at Station read more...

2 years ago

This research was conducted in the upper reaches of

Improved grassland dominates the catchment (76% by area), along with acid grassland (10%) and arable land (6%), with 2.88 livestock units (LU) ha&min read more...