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    • Establishing the suitability of 3D-printed devices for low-temperature geochemical experiments 

      Kletetschka, Karel; Rimstidt, J. Donald; Long, Timothy E.; Michel, F. Marc (Elsevier, 2018-08-23)
    • Exceptional capacitive deionization rate and capacity by block copolymer–based porous carbon fibers 

      Liu, Tianyu; Serrano, Joel; Elliott, John; Yang, Xiaozhou; Cathcart, William; Wang, Zixuan; He, Zhen; Liu, Guoliang (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2020-04-17)
      Capacitive deionization (CDI) is energetically favorable for desalinating low-salinity water. The bottlenecks of current carbon-based CDI materials are their limited desalination capacities and time-consuming cycles, caused ...
    • Fabrication of Nanostructured Kaolinite Doped Composite Films from Silicone Rubber with Enhanced Properties 

      Zakaria, Abdullah Muhammad; Dey, Shaikat Chandra; Rahman, Muhammad Mominur; Sarker, Mithun; Ashaduzzaman, Md.; Shamsuddin, Sayed Md. (MDPI, 2019-05-12)
      Naturally occurring nanomaterials are finding growing interests in tailoring properties of engineering polymers for advanced applications. The objective of this study was to develop environment-friendly nanocomposite films ...
    • Femtosecond Laser Pulse Driven Melting in Gold Nanorod Aqueous Colloidal Suspension: Identification of a Transition from Stretched to Exponential Kinetics 

      Li, Yuelin; Lin, Xiao-Min; Wen, Haidan; Walko, Donald A.; Deshmukh, Sanket A.; Subbaraman, Ram; Sankaranarayanan, Subramanian K. R. S.; Gray, Stephen K.; Ho, Phay (Nature, 2015-01-30)
      Many potential industrial, medical, and environmental applications of metal nanorods rely on the physics and resultant kinetics and dynamics of the interaction of these particles with light. We report a surprising kinetics ...
    • First Fresheners: Getting Your Dairy Employees Off to a Good Start 

      O'Rourke, Melissa (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-15)
      The topics of this presentation, which was given on February 15th during the 71st Annual Convention : 2017 Virginia State Feed Association & Nutritional Management “Cow” College, include the importance of job analysis and ...
    • Focused ultrasound actuation of shape memory polymers; acoustic-thermoelastic modeling and testing 

      Bhargava, Aarushi; Peng, Kaiyuan; Stieg, Jerry; Mirzaeifar, Reza; Shahab, Shima (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017-09-18)
      Controlled drug delivery (CDD) technologies have received extensive attention recently. Despite recent efforts, drug releasing systems still face major challenges in practice, including low efficiency in releasing the ...
    • Folate Conjugated Cellulose Nanocrystals Potentiate Irreversible Electroporation-induced Cytotoxicity for the Selective Treatment of Cancer Cells 

      Colacino, Katelyn R.; Arena, Christopher B.; Dong, Shuping; Roman, Maren; Davalos, Rafael V.; Lee, Yong Woo (Adenine Press, 2014-04-16)
      Cellulose nanocrystals are rod-shaped, crystalline nanoparticles that have shown prom- ise in a number of industrial applications for their unique chemical and physical properties. However, investigations of their abilities ...
    • Folic Acid-Conjugated Cellulose Nanocrystals Show High Folate-Receptor Binding Affinity and Uptake by KB and Breast Cancer Cells 

      Bittleman, Katelyn Rose; Dong, Shuping; Roman, Maren; Lee, Yong Woo (American Chemical Society, 2018-10-24)
      The study evaluates cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) as nanocarriers for targeted, intracellular delivery of molecular agents. CNCs were labeled with fluorescein-5′-isothiocyanate as an imaging agent and conjugated to folic ...
    • Food Digest : 2012 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2012)
      In December, Virginia Tech broke ground for the first building in the new Biosciences Precinct at the corner of Duck Pond Drive and Washington Street. The 93,860-square-foot building will incorporate laboratory and support ...
    • Food Digest : 2013 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2013)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings. A lot has happened since our last newsletter. I hope as you take the time to read these stories, they will help you reconnect and remind you of the many friendships formed at ...
    • Food Digest : 2014 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2014)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings. December 10, 2013, is a date that should be recorded as part of the Food Science and Technology history. On this date we received a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy for the ...
    • Food Digest : 2015 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2015)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings! I hope this newsletter gives you an indication of the Department of Food Science and Technology’s busy year. One highlight was March 21, 2014 — celebrating the grand opening of ...
    • Food Digest : 2016 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2016)
      Message from the Department Head: The newsletter is a chance for us to reflect on the many activities of the Department of Food Science and Technology over the last year and to look ahead. In our last newsletter we detailed ...
    • Food Digest : 2017 

      Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology Department, 2017)
      Message from the Department Head: Greetings, I write this in the quiet time between Christmas and New Year’s. I do not know if the Hokies will win their bowl game, but I do know this will be the 24th consecutive bowl ...
    • Food Digest, Spring 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology, 2020)
      This is the annual spring newsletter for Virginia Tech's Department of Food Science and Technology.
    • Food Digest, Winter 2019 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Food Science and Technology, 2019)
      This is the annual newsletter for Virginia Tech's Department of Food Science and Technology.
    • Food Digest: 2018 

      Food Science and Technology (Virginia Tech, 2018)
      This is the annual spring newsletter for Virginia Tech's Department of Food Science and Technology.
    • Forest Certification Perspectives in the Wood Products Supply Chain in Virginia, U.S.A. 

      Munsell, John F.; Ares, Adrian; Barrett, Scott M.; Bond, Brian H.; Gagnon, Jennifer L. (MDPI, 2017-09-26)
      Participation among private forest owners, logging contractors, and wood products manufacturers in the forest certification sector remains low. Those that enroll are mainly large-acreage owners and specialized manufacturers. ...
    • Global Climate Niche Estimates for Bioenergy Crops and Invasive Species of Agronomic Origin: Potential Problems and Opportunities 

      Barney, Jacob; DiTomaso, Joseph M. (PLOS, 2011-03-09)
      The global push towards a more biomass-based energy sector is ramping up efforts to adopt regionally appropriate high-yielding crops. As potential bioenergy crops are being moved around the world an assessment of the ...
    • Gold/QDs-Embedded-Ceria Nanoparticles: Optical Fluorescence Enhancement as a Quenching Sensor 

      Shehata, Nader; Samir, Effat; Kandas, Ishac (MDPI, 2020-02-12)
      This work focuses on improving the fluorescence intensity of cerium oxide (ceria) nanoparticles (NPs) through added plasmonic nanostructures. Ceria nanoparticles are fluorescent nanostructures which can emit visible ...