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A network analysis of indirect carbon emission flows among different industries in China.

Indirect carbon emissions account for a large ratio of the total carbon emissions in processes to make the final products, and this implies indirect carbon emission flow across industries. Understanding these flows is crucial for allocating a carbon allowance for each industry. By combining input-output analysis and complex network theory, this study establishes an indirect carbon emission flow network (ICEFN) for 41 industries from 2005 to 2014 to investigate the interrelationships among different industri...


Vanishing industries and the rising monopoly of universities in published research.

Anecdotes abound regarding the decline of basic research in industrial and governmental settings, but very little empirical evidence exists about the phenomenon. This article provides a systematic and historical analysis of the contribution of various institutional sectors to knowledge production at the world and country levels across the past four decades. It highlights a dramatic decline in the diffusion of basic research by industrial and governmental sectors across all countries-with a corresponding inc...

Construction Safety and Health in the USA: Lessons From a Decade of Turmoil.

The construction industry is one of the largest and also most hazardous industries in the USA. It is affected more severely by the business cycle than most other industries. We examined industry trends during the last decade including the severe recession. During 2008 to 2010, as a result of the recession, 2.7 million workers and 20% of all employers left the industry. By 2010, the number and rate of traumatic fatalities had reached its lowest point ever, only to gradually increase again as the industry rec...


Occupational class and male cancer incidence: Nationwide, multicenter, hospital-based case-control study in Japan.

Little is known about socioeconomic inequalities in male cancer incidence in nonwestern settings. Using the nationwide clinical and occupational inpatient data (1984-2016) in Japan, we performed a multicentered, matched case-control study with 214 123 male cancer cases and 1 026 247 inpatient controls. Based on the standardized national classifications, we grouped patients' longest-held occupational class (blue-collar, service, professional, manager), cross-classified by industrial cluster (blue-collar, ...

Rates of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a State Workers' Compensation Information System, by Industry and Occupation - California, 2007-2014.

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve becomes compressed as it passes through the wrist within the carpal tunnel, resulting in pain, tingling, weakness, or numbness in the hand or the wrist. Occupational risk factors for CTS include engaging in work activities that require forceful, repetitive tasks, prolonged use of the hands or wrists in an awkward posture, or vibration (1). To assess trends and identify high-risk industries and occupations for CTS, the California Department of Public ...

Spatial distribution and source apportionment of heavy metals in soil from a typical county-level city of Guangdong Province, China.

The contents of ten heavy metals (Cr, Hg, As, Pb, Ni, Cd, Ti, Cu, Zn and V) in 413 topsoil samples from Puning City, Guangdong Province, China were investigated. Obvious enrichment of Hg, As, Pb, Cd and Zn were presented, and the contents of Hg and As in 5.8% and 3.4% samples respectively were higher than the guideline values recommended by the Chinese Environmental Quality Standard for Soils. Chromium and V were presented no enrichment and no pollution. According to one-way analysis of variance, the mean c...

Production of plant metabolites with applications in the food industry using engineered microorganisms.

Secondary plant metabolites are extensively used in today's food industries, for example, as coloring-agents, flavouring-agents or texturizing agents. In particular, metabolites with antioxidative properties find applications as preservatives or anti-browning agents. Today, extraction from plant material represents the major source of these metabolites, but progress in the field of metabolic engineering also enabled the microbial production of these valuable compounds as a more economic and ecological alter...

Complex coacervation: Principles, mechanisms and applications in microencapsulation.

Complex coacervation is a highly promising microencapsulation technique that is extensively employed in pharmaceutical, food, agriculture and textile industries. The process involves the interaction of oppositely charged polyelectrolytes in aqueous form. High payload and high encapsulation efficiency (up to 99%), relatively lower cost of processing, ability to use food-grade shell materials and synthesis at ambient temperature makes coacervation an appropriate choice in food and agrochemical industries. Var...

Risk-based assessment of soil pollution by potentially toxic elements in the industrialized urban and peri-urban areas of Ahvaz metropolis, southwest of Iran.

The main purpose of this research was to assess the level of contamination, source identification, geochemical fractionation, and health risk of potentially toxic elements (PTEs) in industrial soils from urban and peri-urban areas of Ahvaz city. A total of 92 surface soil samples were gathered and concentrations of sixteen PTEs were measured using aqua regia digestion by an inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). Possible sources of PTEs were quantitatively determined by positive matrix facto...

Cyanobacterial pigments: Perspectives and biotechnological approaches.

Cyanobacteria are the oxygenic photosynthesis performing prokaryotes and show a connecting link between plastids of eukaryotic autotrophs and prokaryotes. A variety of pigments, like chlorophyll, carotenoids and phycobiliproteins which exhibit different colors are present in cyanobacteria. Increasing consciousness about the harmful effects of synthetic or chemical dyes encouraged people to give more preference towards the usage of natural products, such as plant or microbial-derived colors in food and cosme...

An Enormous Victory for Public Health in California: Industries Are Responsible for Cleaning Up the Environments They Polluted.

Removal of phenol from steel wastewater by combined electrocoagulation with photo-Fenton.

Phenol and its derivatives are available in various industries such as refineries, coking plants, steel mills, drugs, pesticides, paints, plastics, explosives and herbicides industries. This substance is carcinogenic and highly toxic to humans. The purpose of the study was to investigate the removal of phenol from wastewater of the steel industry using the electrocoagulation-photo-Fenton (EC-PF) process. Phenol and chemical oxygen demand (COD) removal efficiency were investigated using the parameters pH, Fe...

A Review of Risk Matrices Used in Acute Hospitals in England.

In healthcare, patient safety has received substantial attention and, in turn, a number of approaches to managing safety have been adopted from other high-risk industries. One of these has been risk assessment, predominantly through the use of risk matrices. However, while other industries have criticized the design and use of these risk matrices, the applicability of such criticism has not been investigated formally in healthcare. This study examines risk matrices as used in acute hospitals in England and ...

Industrial water use, income, trade, and employment: environmental Kuznets curve evidence from 17 Taiwanese manufacturing industries.

This paper investigated the relationships between industrial water use, income, trade, and employment for 17 Taiwanese industries from 1998 to 2015. We explored cross-sectional dependent unit root, panel cointegration, and causality tests to estimate their long-term relationships and causal nexus. There existed long-term equilibrium relationships among the variables. The long-term elasticity estimates of industrial water use with respect to income, squared income, trade, and employment are 4.27, - 0.15, 0...

Concentrations, speciation, and ecological risk of heavy metals in the sediment of the Songhua River in an urban area with petrochemical industries.

In this study, the pollution status and the ecological risks of heavy metals (Cu, Zn, Pb, Ni and Cr) in the sediments of the Songhua River in an urban area with petrochemical industries were assessed. The highest mean concentration of total heavy metals occurred in the freezing period, and the highest total heavy metal concentrations were observed near the petrochemical industrial area. The geo-accumulation index indicated that Cu was the most contaminated heavy metal. The potential ecological risk index su...

The future landscape of biosimilars in rheumatology: Where we are where we are going.

The upcoming of biosimilars in rheumatic diseases have generated considerable interest throughout the past five years among pharmaceutical industries and regulatory agencies, their development is associated with considerable variation and heterogeneity on the variable requirements for license and marketing throughout the various continents.

Partition and source identification of organophosphate esters in the water and sediment of Taihu Lake, China.

Taihu Lake is the third largest freshwater lake in China, and has been heavily polluted by surrounding industrial activities. This study aimed to investigate the sources of organophosphate esters (OPEs) in Taihu Lake, and their partitioning behaviors between sediment and water. The total concentrations of the eleven target OPEs (∑OPEs) in the water and sediment of Taihu Lake were 166-1530 ng/L and 2.82-47.5 ng/g dw, respectively. The ∑OPEs in both water and sediment generally decreased from northwes...

Industry Payments in Cardiology: A Cross-sectional Analysis of Open Payments Data.

The goal of Open Payments and the Physician Payments Sunshine Act is to foster transparency and accountability to help stakeholders better understand financial ties between physicians and teaching hospitals and the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

In vitro anti-inflammatory and antioxidant potential of thymol loaded bipolymeric (tragacanth gum/chitosan) nanocarrier.

Thymol is a natural bioactive agent which possesses various medicinal properties like antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anticancer etc. and has been widely used in traditional medicine and food industries. It is eco-friendly, cheaper, nontoxic and has been granted generally recognized as safe (GRAS) notation by USFDA. Its use is somewhat muted due to drawbacks like lesser bioavailability, comparatively poor solubility and low susceptibility to oxidation. In the present work, nanoformulation of t...

Water reuse: An alternative to minimize the environmental impact on the leather industry.

Tanneries are industries that may cause high environmental impact. Consequently, they are responsible for generating a large amount of wastewater with high concentrations of contaminants that require significant investment and operating costs in their treatment in order to accomplish the emission standards required by environmental legislation. This work has as main objective to minimize the environmental impact of the water used by tanneries through the study of reuse possibilities of wastewater tanning fl...

Understanding the dynamics of keratin weakening and hydrolysis by proteases.

Keratin is the structural protein in hair, nails, feathers and horns. Keratin is recalcitrant, highly disulfide bonded and is generally inaccessible to common proteases. Only certain types of proteases, called keratinases, are able to cleave the peptide bonds within the keratin structure. Due to this outstanding activity, keratinases have potential application in industries such as livestock, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Yet, the process of enzymatic keratin degradation is poorly understood, affecting the...

Dispersion and deposition estimation of fugitive iron particles from an iron industry on nearby communities via AERMOD.

Emission of fugitive iron particles from anthropogenic sources can have significant effects on the human health and the environment. In this study, a regulatory air pollutant dispersion model (AERMOD) was implemented to predict the dispersion and deposition of fugitive iron particles towards a mid-sized residential area in Sultanate of Oman. The performance of the model was validated using air, soil, and dust fall samples. PM was found as the most abundant iron particles in the soil samples. The results sho...

A comparative assessment of enzymatic hydrolysis for valorization of different protein-rich industrial by-products.

Hydrolyzed protein-rich by-products from food production may find a variety of applications, for example as rich ingredients of fermentation media. We have conducted a study of enzymatic hydrolysis of three by-products from Norwegian food industries: chicken by-products, mixed pork and beef by-products, and salmon viscera. The efficiency and optimization of the enzymatic hydrolysis were evaluated using endogenous enzymes alone or in combination with commercial proteases. Hydrolysis reactions were conducted ...

Acute renal toxicity of sodium chlorate: Redox imbalance, enhanced DNA damage, metabolic alterations and inhibition of brush border membrane enzymes in rats.

Sodium chlorate (NaClO ) is widely used in paper and pulp industries and as a non-selective herbicide. Humans can be exposed to NaClO through contaminated drinking water due to its improper and unchecked usage in industries and as herbicide. NaClO is also present as a major stable by-product in drinking water that has been disinfected with chlorine dioxide. In this study, we have investigated the effect of a single acute oral dose of NaClO on rat kidney. Adult male Wistar rats were divided into one control ...

Lung cancer risk assessment for workers exposed to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in various industries.

Millions of workers are exposed to carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) mixtures. The toxicity of PAH mixtures is variable and depends on the composition of the mixture, which is related to the emission sources. Although several indicators exist, the cancer risk estimation associated with occupational exposure to PAHs is poorly known.


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