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Life Cycle Assessment of Environmental and Economic Impacts of Advanced Vehicles
Many advanced vehicle technologies, including electric vehicles (EVs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), are gaining attention throughout the World due to theirExpand
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Persistent Organic Pollutant and Hormone Levels in Harbor Porpoise with B Cell Lymphoma
B-cell lymphoma, a common morphologic variant of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, has been associated with persistent pollutants in humans, but this association is not well-characterized in top-level predatorsExpand
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Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in Galveston Bay, Texas: Comparing concentrations and profiles in sediments, passive samplers, and fish.
The industrialized portion of the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) is heavily contaminated with anthropogenic contaminants, most prominent of which are the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). ThisExpand
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Baleen whale cortisol levels reveal a physiological response to 20th century whaling
One of the most important challenges researchers and managers confront in conservation ecology is predicting a population’s response to sub-lethal stressors. Such predictions have been particularlyExpand
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Eighty years of chemical exposure profiles of persistent organic pollutants reconstructed through baleen whale earplugs.
Despite decades of effort, significant knowledge gaps still exist regarding the global transport and distribution of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in marine ecosystems, especially for periodsExpand
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Evaluating the Energy Consumption and Emissions of Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells
As a result of recent developments in fuel cell technology, serious consideration is given to direct alcohol fuel cells in which alcohol is used directly as the fuel. Methanol and ethanol are theExpand
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Evidence of multi-decadal behavior and ecosystem-level changes revealed by reconstructed lifetime stable isotope profiles of baleen whale earplugs.
Biological time series datasets provide an unparalleled opportunity to investigate regional and global changes in the marine environment. Baleen whales are long-lived sentinel species and an integralExpand