What a start to the new decade!
January’s been busy for UNISON. We started off the year strongly, announcing our support for Keir Starmer as the new Labour leader (above with Dave Prentis) and Angela Rayner as deputy (below). The first campaigning win of the year came for members in Northumbria Police, after the Northumbria office of the Police and Crime Commissioner signed the Dying to Work Charter, which protects individuals at work with a terminal illness. In Northern Ireland, health workers suspended a strike action after the government offered an improved pay deal. The pay deal was offered after intensive negotiations between UNISON leadership and government officials on pay parity and safe staffing. In London, cleaning staff at Birkbeck, University of London achieved a huge victory (above) when they won their long-running struggle to have their jobs transferred back in-house.The cleaning staff and their UNISON representatives have campaigned courageously for years for an end to the injustice of outsourcing. Another insourcing victory followed shortly in Somerset, care workers, catering and domestic support staff working for Sirona Care and Health have been told that their roles will be returning to Bath and North East Somerset Council.The win came after a two-year dispute led by UNISON. Research from YouGov showed that UNISON is the most influential voice among Labour Party members. On 22 January, UNISON hosted the launch of this year’s Show Racism the Red ...
When the Covid-19 pandemic began sweeping through Texas in mid-March, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott temporarily suspended hospitals from offering elective procedures in order to ensure more hospital space for suspected Covid-19 cases. Things seemed to return to normal as time went on, but he placed another temporary ban on the procedures in June as the second wave occurred. Now, as restrictions are lifting, St. Luke’s Health hospitals across the Greater Houston area are implementing new protocols to…
Publication date: 15 November 2020Source: Life Sciences, Volume 261Author(s): Yuan Zhang, Hui Jiang, Shengqian Dou, Bin Zhang, Xia Qi, Jing Li, Qingjun Zhou, Weina Li, Chen Chen, Qun Wang, Lixin Xie
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Publication date: Available online 26 September 2020Source: Protein Expression and PurificationAuthor(s): Jun Li, Mingjie Shen, Zeyu Chen, Fanda Pan, Yang Yang, Ming Shu, Guoqing Chen, Yang Jiao, Fuming Zhang, Robert J. Linhardt, Weihong Zhong
In this study, all inorganic perovskite quantum dots CsPbBr3 encapsulated in Metal-organic framework ZIF-8 (CsPbBr3@ZIF-8) composites were prepared using an in situ chemical reduction method. For the first time, the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Lab Chip, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0LC00577K, Tutorial ReviewHaimeng Pei, Lu Li, Zhaojun Han, Yiguo Wang, Bo Tang Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) detach from primary or metastatic lesions and circulate in the peripheral blood, which is considered to be the cause of distant metastasis. CTC analysis as liquid... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA07912J, PaperAyan Mukherjee, rosy sharma, Tali Sharabani, Ilana Perelshtein, Malachi Noked Na3V2(PO4)2F3 (NVPF) has been extensively studied and demonstrated excellent electrochemical activity in Na-ion batteries owing to high reversible specific capacity and stability. Direct chemical synthesis of Li analogue of NVPF... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA05765G, Paperxue yong, Gang Wu, Wen Shi, Zicong Marvin Wong, Tianqi Deng, Zhu Qiang, Xiaoping Yang, Jian-Sheng Wang, Jianwei Xu, Shuo-Wang Yang Donor-acceptor (D-A) copolymer is a type of prototypical conducting conjugated polymers with remarkably high mobility approaching 100 cm2 V −1 s−1 as reported by Alan Heeger et al., empowering them as... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA06230H, PaperVadim M Kovrugin, Jean-Noel Chotard, Francois Fauth, Christian Masquelier The crystal chemistry and the electrochemical properties of Na7V3(P2O7)4 as a high voltage cathode material upon Na+ extraction/insertion were investigated. The crystal structure was solved and refined for the first... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry