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Contents: Journal of Chemical Research , Volume 41, Issue No.3, March 2017

Posted on 17. March, 2017.

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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Microstructural analysis of steam oxidation of IN617 for use in ultra-supercritical steam plants

Posted on 4. July, 2012.

A major step towards the UK’s goals of reducing carbon emissions can be made by improving the efficiency of the steam driven power plant.


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Contents: Journal Of Chemical Research Volume 36 Issue 7 2012

Posted on 3. July, 2012.

This journal is covered by the following secondary information sources: Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents, Current Abstracts of Chemistry/Index Chemicus, Current Chemical Reactions, Current Bibliography on Science and Technology, Science Citation Index, Bulletin Signalétique, Referativnyi Zhurnal and ChemInform.


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Contribution of lead in soil to children's lead burden, an Update

Posted on 3. July, 2012.

US lead exposure studies, reviewed in Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability, following the removal of lead from gasoline and food indicate that children take up none or very little lead from soil. Soil removal from residences and children’s play areas is unnecessary and not cost effective. Children benefit more from cleaning of their homes. The primary vehicle by which children are now exposed to lead is house dust.


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Microfluidics and the life sciences

Posted on 25. June, 2012.

As the microelectronic revolution changed the way in which electronic components and circuits were manufactured 50 years ago that led to an explosive growth in the applications of integrated circuits and a birth of new industries, a similar development can be seen with the introduction of miniaturisation in the life sciences with the initial concept of the so-called “miniaturised total analysis system” (μ-TAS), also often called “Lab-on-a-Chip” technology.


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Birds cultivate decorative plants to attract mates

Posted on 21. June, 2012.

An international team of scientists has uncovered the first evidence of a non-human species cultivating plants for use other than as food. Researchers from the Universities of Exeter (UK), Postdam (Germany), Deakin and Queensland (Australia) found that male bowerbirds had unusually high numbers of fruit-bearing plants growing around their bowers, and used these fruits in order to attract females. The study was published 24 April  2012, issue of Current Biology.


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Puffincam returns!

Posted on 21. June, 2012.

RSPB’s popular Shetland Puffincam is back. The birds have returned, the nest is ready, all that is needed now is an egg in the puffin burrow at Sumburgh Head RSPB reserve. RSPB Scotland is urging virtual visitors to help them monitor a pair of breeding puffins. The birds look set to be the stars of this year’s live webcam footage, which lifts the lid on the secret lives of this colourful species as they attempt to raise their young.


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Joint Iraqi, UK team set to work on major new conservation initiative in Iraq

Posted on 20. June, 2012.

Thanks to a £300,000 grant from Defra’s Darwin Initiative, a major new three year conservation programme is starting in Iraq. Focusing on the mountainous region of Kurdistan the project will involve experts from  BirdLife International and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), in partnership with Nature Iraq.


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US birds threatened by mining claim markers

Posted on 20. June, 2012.

The US Bureau of Land Management, USDA Forest Service, and the American Bird Conservancy have begun identifying and implementing solutions to prevent bird deaths from open PVC mining claim markers. The American Bird Conservatory estimates that the markers account for more than a million bird deaths per year.


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