Solar-powered water harvesting and purification

Quick bibliography: 5 reviews/recent articles on solar-powered water harvesting and purification. Classic review: Sampathkumar, K., Arjunan, T.V., Pritchandi, P., & Senthilkumar, P. (2010). Active solar distillation—A detailed review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 14 (6), 1503-1526 . [PDF] [Cited by] “All over the world, access to potable water to the people are narrowing down day by day. Most of the human diseases are due to…

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The environmental effects of offshore drilling

Quick bibliography: Reviews/recent articles on the environmental effects of offshore drilling. Classic review: *Menzie, C.A. (1982). The environmental implications of offshore oil and gas activities. Environmental Science & Technology, 16 (8), 454-472. [Cited by] “The purpose of this article is to review the existing literature concerning the environmental fate and effects of routine discharges associated with offshore operations in order to better identify what parameters should…

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Postmenopausal bone health and nutrition

Quick bibliography: 5 reviews/recent articles on postmenopausal bone health and nutrition. Classic review: Ilich, J. Z. & Kerstetter, J.E. (2000). Nutrition in Bone Health Revisited: A Story Beyond Calcium.  Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 19 (6), 715-737. [Cited by] “Osteoporosis is a complex, multi-factorial condition characterized by reduced bone mass and impaired micro-architectural structure, leading to an increased susceptibility to fractures. Although most of…

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Autoimmune diseases–prevention and control (quick bibliography)

Quick bibliography: 5 reviews on the prevention and control of autoimmune diseases. “An autoimmune disorder is a malfunction of the body’s immune system that causes the body to attack its own tissues. ” See the Merck Manual for background information. Classic review: Davidson, Anne & Diamond, B. (2001). Autoimmune diseases. The New England Journal of Medicine, 345 (5), 340-350. [PDF] [Cited by] Recent reviews: Alexandre-Silva, G., Brito-Souza,…

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Science Primary Literature Database–last 5 added

The Science Primary Literature Database provides access to primarily journal articles and book chapters that have been found useful by college and university science students.  The publications included in the Database have been both used and cited by multiple students and highly cited in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. The Database continues to grow as new items are identified. The last 5 items added to the Database are…

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