Monthly Archives: January 2017

ADMET Polymerization: Greener Method for Synthesis of End-Functionalized Poly(Arylene Vinylene)s

Author(s): Tahmina Haque, Kotohiro Nomura ABSTRACT Recent results for synthesis of conjugated polymers, poly(arylene vinylene)s exemplified as poly(fluorene vinylene)s and poly(phenylene vinylene)s, by acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization have been introduced. The methods using molybdenum and ruthenium catalysts afforded defect-free, … Continue reading

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Continuous Gas Outflow Is More Effective Than Carbon Filters to Evacuate Smoke in Laparoscopic Colorectal Resections: A Comparative Study

Author(s): Enrique M. Balén, Javier Suárez, Begoña Oronoz, José M. Lera ABSTRACT Background: Carbon filters and expensive evacuation machines are available to evacuate surgical smoke in long-lasting laparoscopic operations and achieve good visibility and patient’s safety. Methods: This study was … Continue reading

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Lebanese Public Schools: 20th or 21st Century Schools? An Investigation into Teachers’ Instructional Practices

Author(s): Norma Ghamrawi, Najah A. R. Ghamrawi, Tarek Shal ABSTRACT This study investigated the offerings of Lebanese public schools against requirements of 21st century skills through the lenses of teachers. A survey that captures the features of the 21st century … Continue reading

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