1. Research developments in methods to reduce the carbon footprint of the food system: a review.

    Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 55(9):1270 (2015) PMID 24689789

    Global warming is a worldwide issue with its evident impact across a wide range of systems and sectors. It is caused by a number of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions, in which food system has made up of a large part. Recently, reduction of GHG emissions has become an urgent issue to be resolved ...
  2. Non-destructive prediction of thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) value for freshness evaluation of chicken meat using hyperspectral imaging

    Food Chemistry 179:175 (2015)

    • HSI was developed for predicting TBARS content in chicken meat. • Prediction models was built using the PLS algorithm and yielded good results. ...
  3. Non-destructive prediction of thiobarbituricacid reactive substances (TBARS) value for freshness evaluation of chicken meat using hyperspectral imaging.

    Food Chemistry 179:175 (2015) PMID 25722152

    This study examined the potential of hyperspectral imaging (HSI) for rapid prediction of 2-thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) content in chicken meat during refrigerated storage. Using the spectral data and the reference values of TBARS, a partial least square regression (PLSR) mode...
  4. Quantitative determination of total pigments in red meats using hyperspectral imaging and multivariate analysis.

    Food Chemistry 178:339 (2015) PMID 25704721

    This study investigated the potential of hyperspectral imaging (HSI) for quantitative determination of total pigments in red meats, including beef, goose, and duck. Partial least squares regression (PLSR) was applied to correlate the spectral data with the reference values of total pigments meas...
  5. Developing and applying novel spectral feature parameters for classifying soil salt types in arid land

    Ecological Indicators 54:116 (2015)

    Soil salinization is a major desertification process that threatens especially the stability of arid ecosystems. There is an urgent need for intensive monitoring and quick assessment of salinization through remote sensing as a tool for combating desertification in such ecosystems. Rece...
  6. The NADPH oxidase Rboh D is involved in primary hypoxia signalling and modulates expression of hypoxia-inducible genes under hypoxic stress

    Environmental and Experimental Botany 115:63 (2015)

    • The transcription profiles of 10 Rbohs under hypoxic stress were characterized. • Rboh D functions at an early stage to modulate the expression of down-stream ge...
  7. Seasonal variations and chemical characteristics of PM2.5 in Wuhan, central China

    Science of The Total Environment 518-519:97 (2015)

    PM2.5 samples were collected at an urban site (WD) and a suburban site (TH) in Wuhan from August 2012 to July 2013. The mass concentrations of water-soluble inorganic ions, carbonaceous species and elements of PM2.5 were measured. The annual mean concentrations of PM2.5 were 106.5μg/m3...
  8. Strontium-doped samarium manganite as cathode materials for oxygen reduction reaction in solid oxide fuel cells

    Journal of Power Sources 284:272 (2015)

    SmxSr1−xMnO3 with x = 0.3, 0.5 and 0.8, denoted as SSM37, SSM55 and SSM82, respectively, have been prepared via a sol–gel route as materials for cathodes in solid oxide fuel cells. Their activities in the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) have been evaluated in comparison with the state-...
  9. Methane on-cell reforming in nickel–iron alloy supported solid oxide fuel cells

    Journal of Power Sources 284:446 (2015)

    Ni0.9Fe0.1-supported solid oxide fuel cells are fabricated by tape casting-screen printing-sintering process; and the activity for CH4 reforming and electrochemical performance are examined with wet (3 vol.% H2O) CH4 as the fuel at 650 °C, in comparison with Ni-supported cells. At a fl...
  10. Rapid synthesis of Ti2AlN ceramic via thermal explosion

    Materials Letters 149:5 (2015)

    Ti2AlN ceramic was successfully synthesized by thermal explosion (TE) of Ti/Al/TiN as raw material at temperatures ranging from 650°C to 850°C for 2min. Based on the results of SEM and XRD, the effects of preheating temperature and heating rate on the phase purity and microstructure we...
  11. Condensation and evaporation heat transfer characteristics in horizontal smooth, herringbone and enhanced surface EHT tubes

    International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 85:281 (2015)

    An experimental investigation was performed to evaluate convective condensation and evaporation of R22, R32 and R410A inside a smooth tube (inner diameter 11.43mm), a herringbone tube (fin root diameter 11.43mm) and a newly developed enhanced surface EHT tube (inner diameter 11.5mm) at...
  12. Condensation and evaporation heat transfer characteristics in horizontal smooth, herringbone and enhanced surface EHT tubes

    International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 85:281 (2015)

    An experimental investigation was performed to evaluate convective condensation and evaporation of R22, R32 and R410A inside a smooth tube (inner diameter 11.43mm), a herringbone tube (fin root diameter 11.43mm) and a newly developed enhanced surface EHT tube (inner diameter 11.5mm) at...
  13. A facile one-step photochemical strategy for preparation of polyacrylamide functionalized CdTe(S) quantum dots and their application in sensitive determination of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene

    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 212:1 (2015)

    • Polyacrylamide coated CdTe(S) was synthesized photochemically in one step. • CdTe(S)@ PAM is near neutral and has good dispersity and stability. ...
  14. Condensation and evaporation heat transfer characteristics in horizontal smooth, herringbone and enhanced surface EHT tubes

    International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 85:281 (2015)

    An experimental investigation was performed to evaluate convective condensation and evaporation of R22, R32 and R410A inside a smooth tube (inner diameter 11.43mm), a herringbone tube (fin root diameter 11.43mm) and a newly developed enhanced surface EHT tube (inner diameter 11.5mm) at...
  15. A facile one-step photochemical strategy for preparation of polyacrylamide functionalized CdTe(S) quantum dots and their application in sensitive determination of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene

    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 212:1 (2015)

    • Polyacrylamide coated CdTe(S) was synthesized photochemically in one step. • CdTe(S)@ PAM is near neutral and has good dispersity and stability. ...
  16. A facile one-step photochemical strategy for preparation of polyacrylamide functionalized CdTe(S) quantum dots and their application in sensitive determination of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene

    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 212:1 (2015)

    • Polyacrylamide coated CdTe(S) was synthesized photochemically in one step. • CdTe(S)@ PAM is near neutral and has good dispersity and stability. ...
  17. Enhancement of the mechanical strength of aluminum foams by SiC nanoparticles

    Materials Letters 148:79 (2015)

    1vol% SiC nanoparticle reinforced aluminum (nano-SiCp/Al) composite foams and pure Al foams were manufactured by powder metallurgy with foaming agent CaCO3 in order to explore the effects of nanoparticles. The microstructure, compressive property and energy absorption of these foam mat...
  18. Uniform porous spinel NiCo2O4 with enhanced electrochemical performances

    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 632:208 (2015)

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  19. A crystal chemical study on the superconductivity and compressibility of LnFePnO (Pn = P, As) superconductors

    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 632:303 (2015)

    The covalency fraction increases in an order of Ln–O
  20. Uniform porous spinel NiCo2O4 with enhanced electrochemical performances

    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 632:208 (2015)

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