Creatine is most commonly used as a sporting supplement to assist with muscle growth and anaerobic endurance, but research has shown other therapeutic benefits likely to have direct and indirect benefits as a treatment for Long Covid and possibly... continue reading
Differential optical absorption spectroscopy (DOAS) technology enables accurate real-time monitoring of the concentration of flue gas components and is an effective means of controlling flue gas pollutant emissions at source. In DOAS systems,... continue reading
One of the important postulates of Digitalization is to provide government services to the citizens of the world using existing online infrastructure and developing better and enhanced online interfaces and platforms. The Digitalization campaign... continue reading
The leakage of the Panama, Paradise and Pandora papers have highlighted the prevalence of tax minimisation by wealthy individuals and corporations. The language used to describe this is rooted in island/maritime terminology: ‘tax havens’,... continue reading
As economist Thomas Schelling astutely points out in his paper Egonomics or the Art of Self-Management (1978), people are often conflicted in their decision-making by current satisfaction and long-term goals. Since these goals are contrary, it is... continue reading
Conventionally, run-length encoding is restricted to a fixed alphabet. Because the encoded form is often transmitted over human-readable media, this alphabet is usually restricted to printed characters. That makes run-length encoding unsuitable... continue reading
Lightning Talks have become a popular format at conferences. Within five minutes, a topic is presented that meets scientific standards. In this time, information can be presented that is also contained in papers. In many scientific fields,... continue reading
Scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals represent the backbone of science, because information in this medium ideally passes through a review process and is released for publication after peer review. This increases credibility, as a... continue reading
The process of Implicit Logrolling (Buchanan & Tullock,1962) is a form of indirect vote-trading that heavily relies on the bundling of wedge issues. By way of tying specific groupings of policies to attract targeted demographics of voters to a... continue reading
Stochasticity and spatial distribution of pathogens play a critical role in determining the outcome of an infection. 1 in a million immune system cells are specific to a particular pathogen. The serendipitous encounter of rare immune system cells... continue reading
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