Skip to main content

Browse


A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin (2019)
Journal Article
Alamrani, N. A., Greenway, G. M., Pamme, N., Goddard, N. J., & Gupta, R. (2019). A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin. Analyst, 144(20), 6048-6054. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01421g

This proof-of-principle study demonstrates the feasibility of a leaky waveguide (LW) aptasensor, where aptamers were immobilised in a mesoporous chitosan waveguiding film for the detection of thrombin. This work has demonstrated that aptamers immobil... Read More about A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin.

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals (2019)
Journal Article
Ghazali, M., Harper, L. R., Lawson Handley, L., Carpenter, A. I., Murray-Dickson, G., Di Muri, C., …Hänfling, B. (2019). Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals. Biological Conservation, 238(October 2019), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108225

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding can identify terrestrial taxa utilising aquatic habitats alongside aquatic communities, but terrestrial species' eDNA dynamics are understudied. We evaluated eDNA metabarcoding for monitoring... Read More about Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals.

Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression (2019)
Journal Article
Akhlaghi, Y. G., Zhao, X., Shittu, S., Badiei, A., Cattaneo, M. E., & Ma, X. (2019). Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression. Energy and Buildings, 202, 109406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109406

Swift performance assessment of dehumidification systems, in design stage and while operation of the system is of substantial importance for commercialization and wide implementation of this technology. This paper presents a novel statistical model,... Read More about Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression.

Reconstructing the Anak Krakatau flank collapse that caused the December 2018 Indonesian tsunami (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, R., Rowley, P., & Garthwaite, M. C. (in press). Reconstructing the Anak Krakatau flank collapse that caused the December 2018 Indonesian tsunami. Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G46517.1

Volcanogenic tsunamis are one of the deadliest volcanic phenomena. Understanding their triggering processes, and mitigating their effect, remains a major challenge. On 22 December 2018, flank failure of the Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia generate... Read More about Reconstructing the Anak Krakatau flank collapse that caused the December 2018 Indonesian tsunami.

Global warming leads to Early Triassic nutrient stress across northern Pangea (2019)
Journal Article
Grasby, S. E., Knies, J., Beauchamp, B., Bond, D. P. G., Wignall, P., & Sun, Y. (in press). Global warming leads to Early Triassic nutrient stress across northern Pangea. Geological Society of America Bulletin, TBC, https://doi.org/10.1130/B32036.1

The largest extinction in Earth history, in the latest Permian, was followed throughout most of the Early Triassic by a prolonged period of ecologic recovery. What factors delayed biotic recovery are still under debate and partly revolve around impac... Read More about Global warming leads to Early Triassic nutrient stress across northern Pangea.

Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic (2019)
Journal Article
Vorotnikova, N. A., Alekseev, A. Y., Vorotnikov, Y. A., Evtushok, D. V., Molard, Y., Amela-Cortes, M., …Shestopalov, M. A. (2019). Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 110150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2019.110150

Finding methods that fight bacterial infection or contamination, while minimising our reliance on antibiotics is one of the most pressing needs of this century. Although the utilisation of UV-C light and strong oxidising agents, such as bleach, are s... Read More about Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic.

Crystal structures and Hirshfeld surface analysis of transition-metal complexes of 1,3-azolecarboxylic acids (2019)
Journal Article
Meundaeng, N., Prior, T. J., & Rujiwatra, A. (2019). Crystal structures and Hirshfeld surface analysis of transition-metal complexes of 1,3-azolecarboxylic acids. Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry, 75(9), 1319-1326. https://doi.org/10.1107/S2053229619011525

The crystal structures of five new transition-metal complexes synthesized using thia­zole-2-carb­oxy­lic acid (2-Htza), imidazole-2-carb­oxy­lic acid (2-H2ima) or 1,3-oxazole-4-carb­oxy­lic acid (4-Hoxa), namely di­aqua­bis­(thia­zole-2-carboxyl­ato-... Read More about Crystal structures and Hirshfeld surface analysis of transition-metal complexes of 1,3-azolecarboxylic acids.

A direct measurement of the 17O(α,γ)21Ne reaction in inverse kinematics and its impact on heavy element production (2019)
Journal Article
Taggart, M. P., Akers, C., Laird, A. M., Hager, U., Ruiz, C., Hutcheon, D. A., …Williams, M. (2019). A direct measurement of the 17O(α,γ)21Ne reaction in inverse kinematics and its impact on heavy element production. Physics letters. B, 798, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2019.134894

© 2019 The Authors During the slow neutron capture process in massive stars, reactions on light elements can both produce and absorb neutrons thereby influencing the final heavy element abundances. At low metallicities, the high neutron capture rate... Read More about A direct measurement of the 17O(α,γ)21Ne reaction in inverse kinematics and its impact on heavy element production.

Facile co-sintering process to fabricate sustainable antifouling silver nanoparticles (AgNPs)-enhanced tight ceramic ultrafiltration membranes for protein separation (2019)
Journal Article
Zou, D., Drioli, E., Chen, X., Ke, X., Qiu, M., & Fan, Y. (2020). Facile co-sintering process to fabricate sustainable antifouling silver nanoparticles (AgNPs)-enhanced tight ceramic ultrafiltration membranes for protein separation. Journal of membrane science, 593, 117402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2019.117402

Protein separation in medical care applications using tight ceramic ultrafiltration (UF) membranes with multilayer asymmetric structures is hindered by challenges in their fabrication and fouling phenomenon. In this study, a facile co-sintering metho... Read More about Facile co-sintering process to fabricate sustainable antifouling silver nanoparticles (AgNPs)-enhanced tight ceramic ultrafiltration membranes for protein separation.

Capitanian (Guadalupian, Middle Permian) mass extinction in NW Pangaea (Borup Fiord, Arctic Canada): a global crisis driven by volcanism and anoxia (2019)
Journal Article
Bond, D., Wignall, P., & Grasby, S. (in press). Capitanian (Guadalupian, Middle Permian) mass extinction in NW Pangaea (Borup Fiord, Arctic Canada): a global crisis driven by volcanism and anoxia. Geological Society of America Bulletin, TBC,

Until recently the biotic crisis that occurred within the Capitanian Stage (Middle Permian, ca. 262 Ma) was known only from equatorial (Tethyan) latitudes and its global extent was poorly resolved. The discovery of a Boreal Capitanian crisis in Spits... Read More about Capitanian (Guadalupian, Middle Permian) mass extinction in NW Pangaea (Borup Fiord, Arctic Canada): a global crisis driven by volcanism and anoxia.

NuGrid stellar data set - III. Updated low-mass AGB models and s-process nucleosynthesis with metallicities Z=0.01, Z=0.02 and Z=0.03 (2019)
Journal Article
Battino, U., Tattersall, A., Lederer-Woods, C., Herwig, F., Denissenkov, P., Hirschi, R., …Pignatari, M. (2019). NuGrid stellar data set - III. Updated low-mass AGB models and s-process nucleosynthesis with metallicities Z=0.01, Z=0.02 and Z=0.03. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 489(1), 1082–1098. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2158

The production of the neutron-capture isotopes beyond iron that we observe today in the solar system is the result of the combined contribution of the r-process, the s-process and possibly the i-process. Low-mass AGB (1.5 < M/M⊙ < 3) and massive (M >... Read More about NuGrid stellar data set - III. Updated low-mass AGB models and s-process nucleosynthesis with metallicities Z=0.01, Z=0.02 and Z=0.03.

Star-Forming, Rotating Spheroidal Galaxies in the GAMA and SAMI Surveys (2019)
Journal Article
Sweet, S. M., Richards, S. N., Owers, M. S., Medling, A. M., Lorente, N. P., Lawrence, J. S., …Van De Sande, J. (2019). Star-Forming, Rotating Spheroidal Galaxies in the GAMA and SAMI Surveys. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 489(2), 2830–2843. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2237

The Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) survey has morphologically identified a class of ‘Little Blue Spheroid’ (LBS) galaxies whose relationship to other classes of galaxies we now examine in detail. Considering a sample of 868 LBSs, we find that such g... Read More about Star-Forming, Rotating Spheroidal Galaxies in the GAMA and SAMI Surveys.

Cu and Zn isotope fractionation during extreme chemical weathering (2019)
Journal Article
Little, S. H., Munson, S., Prytulak, J., Coles, B. J., Hammond, S. J., & Widdowson, M. (2019). Cu and Zn isotope fractionation during extreme chemical weathering. Geochimica et cosmochimica acta, 263, 85-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2019.07.057

Copper and Zn are trace metal micronutrients whose stable isotope systematics are receiving increasing attention as possible paleoenvironmental tracers. However, to realise this potential, their behaviour during chemical weathering must be better con... Read More about Cu and Zn isotope fractionation during extreme chemical weathering.

Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods (2019)
Journal Article
Reithofer, M. R., Jaafar, A. H., Hall, C. H., Young, A. J., Cheng, F., Young, A. J., …Chin, J. M. (2019). Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(33), 12989-12993. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b06320

Alignment of Metal Organic Framework (MOF) crystals has previously been performed via careful control of oriented MOF growth on substrates, as well as by dynamic magnetic alignment. We show here that microrod crystals of the MOF NU-1000 can also be d... Read More about Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods.

Novel methods of estimating relative pollen productivity; a key parameter for reconstruction of past land cover from pollen records (2019)
Journal Article
Fang, Y., Ma, C., & Bunting, M. J. (in press). Novel methods of estimating relative pollen productivity; a key parameter for reconstruction of past land cover from pollen records. Progress in physical geography, 030913331986180. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309133319861808

Reconstructing land cover from pollen data using mathematical models of the relationship between them has the potential to translate the many thousand pollen records produced over the last 100 years (over 2300 radiocarbon-dated pollen records exist... Read More about Novel methods of estimating relative pollen productivity; a key parameter for reconstruction of past land cover from pollen records.

ASKAP commissioning observations of the GAMA 23 field (2019)
Journal Article
Leahy, D. A., Hopkins, A. M., Norris, R. P., Marvil, J., Collier, J. D., Taylor, E. N., …Wang, L. (2019). ASKAP commissioning observations of the GAMA 23 field. Publications / Astronomical Society of Australia, 36, https://doi.org/10.1017/pasa.2019.16

© Astronomical Society of Australia 2019. We have observed the G23 field of the Galaxy AndMass Assembly (GAMA) survey using the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) in its commissioning phase to validate the performance of the telesco... Read More about ASKAP commissioning observations of the GAMA 23 field.

Optimized high performance thermoelectric generator with combined segmented and asymmetrical legs under pulsed heat input power (2019)
Journal Article
Shittu, S., Li, G., Zhao, X., Ma, X., Akhlaghi, Y. G., & Ayodele, E. (2019). Optimized high performance thermoelectric generator with combined segmented and asymmetrical legs under pulsed heat input power. Journal of power sources, 428, 53-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.099

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. In this study, a segmented asymmetrical thermoelectric generator (SASTEG) is numerically investigated to optimize its electrical performance and mechanical reliability under transient and steady state conditions. The thermal and... Read More about Optimized high performance thermoelectric generator with combined segmented and asymmetrical legs under pulsed heat input power.

Landscape connectivity and spatial prioritization in an urbanising world: a network analysis approach for a threatened amphibian (2019)
Journal Article
Matos, C., Petrovan, S. O., Wheeler, P. M., & Ward, A. I. (2019). Landscape connectivity and spatial prioritization in an urbanising world: a network analysis approach for a threatened amphibian. Biological Conservation, 237, 238-247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.06.035

Habitat fragmentation affects amphibian populations worldwide. Urban expansion and associated infrastructure (e.g., roads) are the main cause of degradation and loss of landscape-scale habitat connectivity. Mitigation measures such as barriers and un... Read More about Landscape connectivity and spatial prioritization in an urbanising world: a network analysis approach for a threatened amphibian.