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The use of Scanning Electron Microscopy SEM for Medical Application: A Mini Review

Humphrey Sam Samuel; Francis-Dominic Makong Ekpan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 May 2024


  An invaluable method for assessing the surface morphology of a wide range of materials and samples, including those used in medical applications, is scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) has long been an indispensable tool in materials science and nanotechnology, providing ...  Read More

Asphaltene Structure, Separation and Purification Steps: A Short Review

Chinedu Innocent Okoye; Obiamaka Doris Oboli

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, , Pages 230-243


  Separation of asphaltenes into multiple sub-fractions is performed using different fractionation techniques which are investigated in this study. The method chosen depends on the parameter of interest such as solubility, molecular weight difference, polarity, etc. For this write-up, the methods reviewed ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Potential Health Effects Resulting from Radon Exposure via Groundwater in Keffi, Nigeria

Blessing Ifeyinwa Tabugbo; Rilwan Usman; Mikaila Abdullahi; Jackso Karniliyus

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 76-87


  In Nasarawa State, groundwater is the most often used source of fresh water for daily consumption, but its quality still remains a serious concern due to rising concentrations of radon resulting from activities of mining. This study evaluated the potential pose resulting from radon exposure via groundwater ...  Read More

Chemical Profiling of Minerals and Elemental Composition of Rock and Soil Samples from Bakin Dutse Hills, Madagali, Adamawa State Nigeria

Aliyu Benson; Ayodele Akinterinwa; Charles Milam; Abdulazeez M. Hammed

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 232-245


  Evaluation of natural resources via chemical profiling is a prerequisite to mining and material sourcing, which are important activities in positioning an economy for the future. This study explores the untapped rocks located within the Bakin Dutse hills in Adamawa State, northeastern Nigeria. The minerals ...  Read More