Determination of Nickel in Steel by Atomic Absorption Spectrometry

    A plot of Absorbances Vs Ni concentrations (ppm) The statistical values of the mean      and standard deviation S of the Nickel standards and corresponding absorbance can be calculated from the expressions; The above data give,  =  Concentrations = 12         S concentrations = 6.32      absorbance =     0.44    S absorbance = 0.2 Absorbance of Nickel in the unknown sample was obtained to be 0.565.…

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Low-temperature Solution Processed Ternary Chalcogenide Halide Solar Cells

Low-temperature solution processed ternary chalcogenide halide solar cells Contents Title                        Page Abstract           3 1. Introduction           4 1.1  Solar cells          4 1.2  Perovskite solar cells         5 1.2.1        Crystal structure        7 1.2.2        Evolution of perovskite solar cells      8 1.2.3        Challenges and Issues        10 1.2.4        Alternate materials        11 2        Research objective         13 3        Experimental          16 3.1  Chemicals & materials         16 3.2  Synthesis          16 3.2.1        Synthesis of chalcogenide complexes      16 3.2.2        Synthesis…

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Applications of Metagenomics to Medicine

Introduction to Metagenomics What is Metagenomics? Genomics is the interdisciplinary field of science focusing on structure, function, evolution, mapping, and editing of genes. Historically, microbial genomics involved the isolation of microbes for genetic analysis through culturing methods to identify the genetic profile of species within a given sample. In recent years, Metagenomics has risen as a…

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Study Translation Regulation in Poxvirus-Infected Cells

TITLE: In-Vitro Transcribed RNA-based Luciferase Reporter Assay to Study Translation Regulation in Poxvirus-Infected Cells     KEYWORDS: In-Vitro Transcription, Luciferase assay, Vaccinia virus, Poxvirus, Translation, 5’-UTR, 5’-poly(A) leader SUMMARY: In-Vitro Transcribed (IVT) RNA-based luciferase reporter assay enables studying the regulation of mRNA translation in poxvirus-infected cells. The assay can be used to study the translation regulated by cis-elements present…

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Biomimicry of Structural Color Applied to Textile

Biomimicry of structural color applied totextile Project Proposal   Content 1            INTRODUCTION 1.1              AIM 1.2              OBJECTIVE 2                LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1              NATURAL STRUCTURAL COLOR 2.1.1                    THIN FILM INTERFERENCE 2.1.2                    MULTILAYER INTERFERENCE 2.1.3                    DIFFRACTION GRATRING 2.1.4                    LIGHT SCATTERING 2.1.5                    PHONTONIC CRYSTAL 2.2              THE COLOR IN NATURE 2.3              METHODOLOGY OF BIOMIMICRY 2.4              CHOLESTERIC LIQUID CRYSTAL 2.4.1                    LIQUID CRYSTAL 2.4.2                   …

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Study of Natural Products on Antibacterial Activity and Biofilm Eradication Activity

The structure-activity relationships study of natural products on antibacterial activity and biofilm eradication activity Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to human health. Chronic infections and recurring bacterial infections are caused by the increasing resistance to antibiotic. The formation of biofilm is one of the reasons that cause tolerance to antibiotics. In this…

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Trueness and Precision of Die Spacer Thickness of Zirconia Single Crown

Trueness and precision of die spacer thickness of zirconia single crown made by CAD/CAM milling technology   ABSTRACT Statement of Problem. There is an inability to control die spacer thickness, which has been reported in the literature. In addition, information on the congruency between the computer aided design parameters for die spacer thickness and milling technology…

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SRH Analog-Containing E. Coli as a Novel Therapeutic Against Bacterial Infection

SRH Analog-Containing E. Coli as a Novel Therapeutic Against Bacterial Infection   Introduction, Significance, and Impact Bacteria do not operate in isolation; in the past two decades, researchers have discovered the mechanism of quorum sensing, a process by which bacteria can communicate with each other. Essentially, bacteria utilize a range of signaling molecules that they can “eject”…

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Analysis of Salivary Oestradiol, Progesterone & Testosterone by ELISA

Analysis of Salivary Oestradiol, Progesterone & Testosterone by ELISA Summary   Sex-related differences in salivary oestradiol, progesterone, and testosterone were investigated Testosterone was higher in males (830.05 ± 102.02 pmol/L) than females (278.82 ± 31.58 pmol/L) (p < 0.0001), whereas progesterone and oestradiol concentrations were similar in both sexes Fluctuations of oestradiol and progesterone throughout…

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Biocontamination Monitoring and Control

Table of Contents: Abstract…………………………………………………………..2 Table of Figures………………………………………………………2 1 Introduction……………………………………………………….2 2 Literary review……………………………………………………..2 3 Summary of findings………………………………………………….2 4 Discussion………………………………………………………..2 5 Conclusion………………………………………………………..2 Bibliography………………………………………………………..2 Abstract The purpose of this project is to review and gain knowledge on the detection of biocontamination in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Process. The techniques applied to detect it biological contaminant is crucial to guarantee…

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Expanding the Sensitivity of Lab-on-PCB Diagnostic Microsystems Via Inkjet Printed FETs

Expanding the sensitivity of Lab-on-PCB diagnostic microsystems via inkjet printed FETs Chapter 1: Biosensor   1.1 What is the biosensor The term sensor refers to any device that measures a physical quantity and converts it to electrical – in most cases – signal. For example, a thermocouple produces a temperature dependent voltage due to the…

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Micro and Nano Applications of Tribology

A PROJECT ON MICRO/NANO TRIBOLOGY ABSTRACT A brief introduction to Tribology and its characterization in Micro/Nano applications, brief history of the measuring techniques, their applications and evolution from macro to micro/Nano scale machining, outlined literature review on atomic force, surface physics and explanation of roughness mechanics and different contact methods and their applications. Explanation of…

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Defect Characterisation on Zirconium Alloys Employing Multi-nde

DEFECT CHARACTERISATION ON ZIRCONIUM ALLOYS EMPLOYING MULTI-NDE   ABSTRACT: Non-destructive Evaluation(NDE) is a tool widely used in research purpose and industry for evaluating the properties of material, component or system’s fitness for use, material soundness, and in-service inspection. The primary advantage of NDE is material evaluation &testing without causing damage. Non- destructive evaluation is one…

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Monocyte-depleted peripheral blood mononuclear cells

Preparation of monocyte-depleted peripheral blood mononuclear cells (MD-PBMCs) and their treatment with Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) to study it effects on interleukin 1β (IL-β) secretions Abstract Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) is a hydrophobic/lipophilic brominated flame retardant that is used in a variety of applications including building insulation. In this study the effects of HBCD exposure on IL-1β secretion from human immune…

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Analysis of the Investigation of the Jeffery MacDonald Murder Case

Analysis of the Investigation of the Jeffery MacDonald Murder Case The Crime   This report analyzes the crime committed at the MacDonald Residence on February 17th 1970. At around 3:3oam an operator received a call from Captain Jeffery MacDonald requesting an ambulance. At the scene, Collette MacDonald, Kimberley MacDonald and Kristen MacDonald were all found dead,…

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MEMS Based Capacitive Sensors for Biomedical Applications

MEMS Based Capacitive Sensors for Biomedical Applications Abstract–This paper presents the Modeling of Silicon based capacitive sensors for biomedical applications. Using the Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology MEMS sensors are widely used in biomedical applications due to its advantages of miniaturization low power consumption easy to measurement and telemetry.  This work demonstrates the design…

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Epidemiological Data Sources and Measurements

Epidemiological Data Sources and Measurements Case 2     Question 1 This paper considers a limited aspect of rates in epidemiology, which entails calculations, measurements of diseases using statistical tools to generate frequencies, other measures of associations: bivariate analysis, multivariate analysis, correlations between variables, and a look at logistic regression. The main source for analysis…

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Modelling Emissions in the Air

Table of Content 1.1 Nomenclature…………………………………………………………………………. 3 1.2 Chemical and physical property………………………………………………………3 1.3 Impurities and stabilizers……………………………………………………………..4 1.4 Production……………………………………………………………………………..4 1.5 Uses……………………………………………………………………………………..4 2.1 Input data in EQC model……………………………………………………………..5 2.2 Level one assessment………………………………………………………………… 6 2.3 Level two assessment………………………………………………………………….7 2.4 Level three assessment………………………………………………………………..8 2.4.1 Emission in sediment ( consider this as case 1)……………………………………8 2.4.2 Emission in air ( consider this…

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