Advances

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2023

  • Reconstructing 2000-Year, Oceanic Temperature Changes off Southwest Morocco Using G. bulloides Foraminifera Mg/Ca Ratios

    Jawad El Hawari, Mohamed El Ghachi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 116-123
    Received: Sep. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2023
    Published: Oct. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: This study was conducted on the GeoB8601-3 core, collected off the southwest coast of Morocco, to reconstruct the variations in oceanic temperatures over the past 2000 years. Geochemical analyses of planktonic foraminifera G. bulloides in the core provided Mg/Ca ratios, as well as stable carbon (δ13C) and oxygen (δ18O) isotopes. The distribution of... Show More
  • Research Article

    A Comparison of Modern Cardiovascular Parameters in Patients with and Without Blood Stasis Syndrome

    Xiaoqin Hu*, Wei Zhao, Xuewen Zeng, Xiao Wang, Hongxing Yang, Xuefei Ding, Yumei Meng, Edward Barin, Alberto Avolio

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 124-129
    Received: Sep. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 27, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Objective: To study the relation between cardiovascular parameters and blood stasis syndrome (BSS) by investigating the conventional cardiovascular parameters of BSS, furthermore, finding out the objective evidence for TCM syndrome differentiation. Methods: A total of 66 patients with a mean age of 60±18 years were evaluated. Out of these, 30 had B... Show More
  • Research Article

    Strategies Employed by Teachers to Motivate Students in Secondary Schools of Melo Koza Woreda Gofa Zone, South Ethiopia

    Milkiyas Asso Goshu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 130-136
    Received: Oct. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 27, 2023
    Published: Nov. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: This study examined the strategies used by teachers to motivate students’ classroom learning in secondary school of Melo Koza Woreda. For this study, a mixed research methods was used. The sample for the study consisted of eight randomly selected secondary school teachers (six males and two females) and forty students (thirty-one males and nine fem... Show More
  • Research Article

    Design, Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of Hybrid Parabolic Dish Solar Concentrator for Cooking and Heating of Water

    Mohammed Gwani*, Umar Muhammad Kangiwa, Abubakar Gado Abubakar, Sadik Umar

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 137-144
    Received: Oct. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2023
    Published: Dec. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: People who live in rural areas have been heating water and cooking by burning wood as their only source of energy. In addition to seriously polluting the environment, fuel wood poses a major threat to rural residents. This has made it necessary to look for a more environmentally friendly alternative energy source for heating and cooking immediately... Show More