Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Emissions of volatile hydrocarbons from floating roof tanks and their local dispersion: Considerations for normal operation and in case of damage
21/05/2020 - This work investigates the release and dispersion of volatile organic hydrocarbons, which may escape from external floating roof tanks (EFRT) during normal operation or in case of damage. The...
Quantitative hematocrit measurement of whole blood in a point-of-care lateral flow device using a smartphone flow tracking app
21/05/2020 - https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956566320302955?dgcid=rss_sd_allhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956566320302955Electrospray deposition as a smart technique for...
Gas pipeline failure evaluation method based on a Noisy-OR gate bayesian network
21/05/2020 - We propose a method based on the Noisy-OR gate Bayesian network to address cases of insufficient sample data. First, a fault tree model of gas pipelines was established. Mapping this model to the...
Probabilistic seismic multi-hazard loss estimation of Iran gas trunklines
21/05/2020 - The location of Iran in addition to holding the world's second-largest gas reserves, makes this country an important transporter of natural gas in the world. Moreover, Iran is a country that...
Alternative Strategies for Microbial Remediation of Pollutants via Synthetic Biology
21/05/2020 - Continuous contamination of the environment with xenobiotics and related recalcitrant compounds has emerged as a serious pollution threat. Bioremediation is the key to eliminating persistent...
System safety assessment using safety entropy
21/05/2020 - Safety assessment has a primary role in hazardous operations. Most studies on safety assessment focus on risk and accident modeling, in which safety is absent. These top-down methods are highly...
Assessment of Sample Size Calculations Used in Aquaculture by Simulation Techniques
21/05/2020 - An adequate sampling methodology is the key to knowing the health status of aquatic populations. Usually, the aims of epidemiological surveys in aquaculture are to detect an infection and estimate...
Reaction hazard and mechanism study of H2O2 oxidation of 2-butanol to methyl ethyl ketone using DSC, Phi-TEC II and GC-MS
21/05/2020 - Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) oxidation via H2O2 with tungsten-based polyoxometalate catalysts has gained much attention with an ever-growing body of knowledge focusing on the development of...
Infrared Thermography to Assess Thermoregulatory Reactions of Female Buffaloes in a Humid Tropical Environment
21/05/2020 - This study employed infrared thermography to assess the thermoregulatory responses of female buffaloes reared in a hot and humid climate as a function of variations in time and the thermal...
Experimental study on the characteristics of the explosive boiling induced by the pressure relief at the top of vertical vessels
21/05/2020 - In this study, the explosive boiling process of a superheated liquid induced by the pressure relief at the top of a vertical vessel was experimentally investigated. The response of the pressure at...
Remote sensing reveals Antarctic green snow algae as important terrestrial carbon sink
21/05/2020 - Nature Communications, Published online: 20 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-16077-zRed phosphorus is a...
A comparative analysis of process safety management (PSM) systems in the process industry
21/05/2020 - The root cause of most accidents in the process industry has been attributed to process safety issues ranging from poor safety culture, lack of communication, asset integrity issues, lack of...
Application of anammox within an integrated approach to sustainable food waste management and valorization
21/05/2020 - In this study, the anammox process was applied for the first time to the treatment of ammonium-rich liquid residues produced by the two-stage anaerobic digestion of food waste (2sAD-FW); such...
Leak release momentum and the convective flow influence on the calculation of flammable cloud
21/05/2020 - A mathematical model predicting the fluid flow dynamics of accidental clouds is introduced. It has been found that the dimensionless flammable cloud is related to the accidental leak rate, wind...
Characterizing long-range search behavior in Diptera using complex 3D virtual environments [Ecology]
21/05/2020 - An Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium titled “Status and Challenges in Science for Decarbonizing our Energy Landscape” was held at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, California in October...
Insights Into the Microbial Degradation and Biochemical Mechanisms of Neonicotinoids
21/05/2020 - Neonicotinoids are derivatives of synthetic nicotinoids with better insecticidal capabilities, including imidacloprid, nitenpyram, acetamiprid, thiacloprid, thiamethoxam, clothianidin, and...
New spatial analyses of Australian wildfires highlight the need for new fire, resource, and conservation policies [Sustainability Science]
21/05/2020 - Spin Hall effect (SHE), a mechanism by which materials convert a charge current into a spin current, invokes interesting physics and promises to empower transformative, energy-efficient memory...
A microbiological survey of handwashing sinks in the hospital built environment reveals differences in patient room and healthcare personnel sinks
21/05/2020 - Scientific Reports, Published online: 19 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-65052-7A microbiological survey of...
Light-controlled twister ribozyme with single-molecule detection resolves RNA function in time and space [Chemistry]
21/05/2020 - Habituation is a form of simple memory that suppresses neural activity in response to repeated, neutral stimuli. This process is critical in helping organisms guide attention toward the most salient...
Nano-enabled sensing approaches for pathogenic bacterial detection
21/05/2020 - https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956566320302712?dgcid=rss_sd_allhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956566320302712Modulating the mixed potential for developing...