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First documented pest outbreak of the herbivorous springtail Sminthurus viridis (Collembola) in Europe
Sminthurus viridis (Collembola: Sminthuridae) is a native of grasslands across Europe and feeds preferentially on clover (Trifolium spp.) and lucerne (Medicago sativa), although its abundance does not normally reach damaging ...
Shifts in ownership toward high-powered motorcycles and its effects on public health
Objectives. We assessed whether policies designed to safeguard young motorcyclists would be effective given shifts in ownership toward high-powered motorcycles. Methods. We investigated population-wide motor vehicle driver ...
Sustainable deathstyles? The geography of green burials in Britain
In the context of a wider literature on ‘deathscapes’, we map the emergence of a new mode of burial and remembrance in Britain. Since a ‘green’ burial ground was established in Carlisle in 1993, sites for so-called ‘green, ...
Bioaccessibility of Cr, Cu, Fe, Mg, Mn, Mo, Se and Zn from nutritional supplements by the unified BARGE method.
In this study, the Unified Bioaccessibility Research Group of Europe (BARGE) in vitro method was used to assess the bioaccessibility of Cr, Cu, Fe, Mg, Mn, Mo, Se, and Zn in ten nutritional supplement samples and three ...
Detergentless ultrasound-assisted extraction of trace elements from edible oils using lipase as an extractant.
A new method for the extraction and preconcentration of trace elements (Al, Ba, Cd, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Ni, Ti, V and Zn) from edible oils by producing detergentless micro-emulsions via an ultrasound-assisted extraction using ...
Bacterio-plankton transformation of diazepam and 2-amino-5-chlorobenzophenone in river waters.
Benzodiazepines are a large class of commonly-prescribed drugs used to treat a variety of clinical disorders. They have been shown to produce ecological effects at environmental concentrations, making understanding their ...