A new idea for refining biocrude

The high content of nitrogen-containing organic compounds (NOCs) in biocrude obtained from hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae is one of the most concerning issues on the applications and environment. The biocrude obtained ...

Another new orca baby born to J pod

Another baby orca has been born to J pod, the Center for Whale Research confirmed Friday morning. It's the second calf born this month for the endangered southern resident orcas that frequent Puget Sound.

Slow-binding inhibition of cholinesterases

Reversible inhibition of an enzyme, an activity in which the inhibiting molecular entity (often a small chemical called ligand or inhibitor) associates and dissociates from the protein's binding site, is a very fast process. ...

Encapsulated bacteriophages for enhanced oral phage therapy

Encapsulated bacteriophages are more resistant to low stomach pH and live longer in the intestinal tract of broilers. The research, published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, was conducted jointly by the UAB Group ...

Intensity of desert storms may affect ocean phytoplankton

Each spring, powerful dust storms in the deserts of Mongolia and northern China send thick clouds of particles into the atmosphere. Eastward winds sweep these particles as far as the Pacific, where dust ultimately settles ...

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