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Four microbial fuel cells (MFCs) inoculated with different bacterial species were constructed. The species were Pseudomonas putida, Comamonas testosteroni, Corynebacterium gultamicum, and Arthrobacter polychromogenes. The MFCs were operated under identical continuous flow conditions. The factors affecting the capabilities of the MFCs for treating organic(More)
This study analyzed meteorological, clinical and economic factors in terms of their effects on monthly ED revenue and visitor volume. Monthly data from January 1, 2005 to September 30, 2009 were analyzed. Spearman correlation and cross-correlation analyses were performed to identify the correlation between each independent variable, ED revenue, and visitor(More)
BACKGROUND This study presents the findings of a nationwide study of acute pesticide poisoning (APP) outcomes, including outcome predictors such as physician and hospital volume and associated factors. METHODS This study of data contained in the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database analysed 27 046 patients who had been hospitalised for APP(More)
Two microbial fuel cells (MFCs) inoculated with activated sludge of a wastewater treatment plant were constructed. Oxygen was provided by mechanical aeration in the cathodic chamber of one MFC, whereas it was obtained by the photosynthesis of algae in the other. Electrogenic capabilities of both MFCs were compared under the same operational conditions.(More)
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