Elevated CO2 levels increase the growth rate of plants and also modify their morphology. In particular, carbonaceous components of plant matter become more prominent. Studies have shown that elevated CO2 levels result in higher concentrations of... continue reading
COVID outbreaks have highlighted the importance of collaboration across geographical and political borders. Yet the English terminology associated with it can be confusing when multiple English-as-Second-or-Other-Language (ESOL) jurisdictions are... continue reading
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
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