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Optimization of Process Parameters for the Treatment of Crude Oil Spill Polluting Water Surface by Sorption Technique Using Fatty Acid Grafted Ogbono Shell as a Sorbent

This work focuses on the optimization of the adsorption technique using fatty acid grafted ogbono shell for the removal oil from polluted water surface. The shell was carbonized at a temperature of 600oC for 4h and then further modified with stearic acid. 135 more words


An enigmatic proton

The best superpower ever? Being invisible, of course. How nice it would be to wear a magic cloak and escape boring meetings. Too bad that these tricks work only for ghosts, magicians, and superheroes. 603 more words

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Harnessing Lightning

The vast majority of us complained about the excessive heat here in the UK last week. We are now surrounded by cooler temperatures and constant rain; we can’t win. 616 more words
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New paper explaining the crack patterns on the surface of heated wood

Our new paper on heated wood seems to confirm our model for a phenomenon that remained unexplained for a few decades.


When a flat sample of medium density fibreboard (MDF) is exposed to radiant heat in an inert atmosphere, primary crack patterns suddenly start to appear over the entire surface before pyrolysis and any charring occurs. 161 more words


Call for Papers | Journal of Photocatalysis


Journal of Photocatalysis” would publish high quality research papers, reviews, and short communications focused on photocatalysis from many different scientific areas including Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Nanotechnology and Green Chemistry. 90 more words

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Carl J. McHargue, PhD

Title: Research Professor
Company: University of Tennessee
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Carl J. McHargue, PhD, Research Professor at the University of Tennessee, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in materials science and engineering.

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"That which does not kill us makes us stronger"*...

In 1702, when the Spanish still ruled Florida, an English fleet from colonial Carolina approached Castillo de San Marcos, a Spanish stronghold on the Atlantic shore.

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