Daily Archives: March 31, 2017

Halogen bonding assembly of an iodide-binding triple helix

Wind turbines, spiral staircases, and springs—these are a few examples of helices in everyday life. The helix is also a reoccurring concept in mythology, spanning many cultures. In biology, helices are both essential and pervasive. Collagen, the

Do all children have equal access to Phase I cancer trials?

Approximately 60% of pediatric cancer patients participate in clinical trials compared to only 5% of adult cancer patients.  These pediatric clinical trials have been instrumental in improving the 5-year survival rate of childhood and adolescent cancer patients

Insights into the formation of PCDD/Fs during the treatment of organo-chlorinated compounds by means of Fenton oxidation

The concern about water pollution has augmented during the last few years due to the increasing domestic and industrial activities together with growing population (A. Detomaso et al., 2003). Among the possible compounds found in wastewaters, chlorinated

Impact of selected NSAIDs on performances, microbial activity and microbial community in sequencing batch reactors

The non – steroidal anti – inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ) are the most commonly used drugs worldwide. Among them, diclofenac ( DCF ), ibuprofen (IBP) and naproxen (NPX) were frequently detected in the environment as the