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Contents: Science Progress  Volume 100 Number 2 2017

Posted on 25. May, 2017.

Science Progress commissions world authorities to contribute articles on the most interesting, important and meaningful topics - ranging from cosmology to the environment, and publishes occasional issues on specific topics.


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Impact of Egg Storage on Embryo Development

Posted on 20. March, 2014.

Prolonged cool egg storage, a common commercial practice with turkey eggs in the USA, has a detrimental effect on hatchability and therefore, is of considerable concern to commercial turkey hatchery operators. In fact, a rule-of-thumb in the hatchery is that for every day after 10-days of storage, hatchability will decrease by 1%.


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Contents: Journal Of Chemical Research Volume 38 Issue No. 3 2014

Posted on 13. March, 2014.

The Journal of Chemical Research is a monthly journal which has a broad international authorship and publishes research papers and reviews in all branches of experimental chemistry. Established in 1977 as a joint venture by the British, French and German chemical societies it maintains the high standards set by the founding societies.


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Relationship between iron and trace metal fractionation in soils

Posted on 12. March, 2014.

Iron compounds significantly affect the behaviour of trace elements in soils. Sequential chemical extractions are widely used to estimate not only the solid phase speciation of chemical elements but to study their mobilisation conditions. In this paper, The authors present the effect of iron fractionation on that of trace metals in representative soils in Hungary.


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The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident - Free Commentary

Posted on 11. March, 2014.

With a total output of 4.7 GW, the Fukushima I (Daiichi) nuclear power plant was on the list of the world’s 15 largest NPPs, consisting of six light water, boiling water reactors (BWR).


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Theoretical and experimental studies on regioselectivity of epoxide ring opening by nucleophiles in nitromethane without any catalyst: nucleophilic-chain attack mechanism

Posted on 11. March, 2014.

In nature, epoxide ring opening is catalysed by the phenolic proton of a tyrosine moiety, but in the research laboratory, the cleavage usually occurs in non-aqueous media in the presence of a Lewis acid catalyst. 


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Relationship between glucose and pancreatic hormones during the embryonic and postnatal phase in chickens

Posted on 10. March, 2014.

Insulin plays a vital role in the regulation of glucose levels in the bloodstream. Chickens have similar circulating insulin concentrations compared to mammals but still maintain high plasma glucose levels.


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Simple conversion of thiols to disulfides in EtOH under ambient conditions without using any catalyst or additive

Posted on 10. March, 2014.

The chemistry of disulfides is a topic of high interest owing to their usefulness in chemical industry as well as for laboratory synthesis. The most notable application of disulfides is acting as operationally friendly thiolating reagents as well as precursors for sulfones/sulfoxides synthesis. 


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Science Reviews Books

Posted on 5. March, 2014.

Science Reviews 2000 Ltd recently published the widely praised book, UCL Chemistry Department 1828-1974 by Professor Alwyn Davies and Professor Peter Garratt.

 


 


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