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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

LED exposure is not harmful to human dermal fibroblasts

Distinguished Professor of Materials Science & Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Miriam Rafailovich , Visiting Assistant Professor Tatsiana Mironava, PhD and undergraduate chemical engineering students Emily Leonard, Jason Caballes, and Stephanie Falco performed tests on the effects of LED lights on skin cells.

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Related Topix: Engineering

9 hrs ago | Fife Now

Tragic crash claims life of car racer Al

The funeral takes place next week of Dr Al Fleming, a well-known chemical engineering boss and motor racing enthusiast.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Fife County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Pharmaceutical Processing

Entrepreneurial Spirit

With the increasingly high costs, complexities and regulatory concerns associated with today's pharmaceutical manufacturing it isn't often that you see a company tackle all of these issues by itself without the deep pockets of a larger company, and prove it can be done.

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Related Topix: Newburyport, MA, Outsourcing, Engineering, Science, Leominster, MA

Science Blog

Stinking Up the Atmosphere?

As anyone who has had the misfortune of squashing one knows, stink bugs are a problem in the U.S. They've infiltrated our homes and devastated our crops - in short, they really stink.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Engineering, Chemistry

Mon Apr 21, 2014

EurekAlert!

Progress made in developing nanoscale electronics

Scientists are facing a number of barriers as they try to develop circuits that are microscopic in size, including how to reliably control the current that flows through a circuit that is the width of a single molecule.

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Related Topix: Engineering, University of Rochester, Science

Newswise

Multi-institutional Team Joins Forces to Monitor Genomes of Prostate Tumors Using Blood Biopsies

Cambridge, MA. Mon. April 21, 2014 -- Researchers from MIT's Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have published a study in Nature Biotechnology demonstrating that new experimental and analytical techniques for studying rare tumor cells in the bloodstream can ... (more)

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Related Topix: DanaFarber Cancer Institute, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Prostate Cancer, Genetics, Oncology, Engineering, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Oredigger

Design of vascular-targeted carriers for optimal performance in...

On March 7, Mines hosted Dr. Omolola Eniola-Adefeso, the director of chemical engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Related Topix: Engineering, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Stanford

research shows benefits of crystallization

Sometimes engineers invent something before they fully comprehend why it works. To understand the "why," they must often create new tools and techniques in a virtuous cycle that improves the original invention while also advancing basic scientific knowledge.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Stanford, CA, Engineering, Science

NOLA.com

Tulane chemical engineering students attend training at Nunez Community College in Chalmette College

Chemical engineering students in their junior year at Tulane University in New Orleans received hands-on training April 12 at Nunez Community College in Chalmette .

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Chalmette, LA, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, Xavier University

Monster.com

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Related Topix: Iselin, NJ, Monster, Human Resources, Engineering, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MLive.com

University of Michigan North Campus Research Complex building to get $2.3M renovation

The 135,000-square-foot structure is one of 28 buildings U-M absorbed when it bought the 174-acre property in Northeast Ann Arbor from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in 2009.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Engineering, Science

Hattiesburg American

USM names new Science & Technology dean

The University of Southern Mississippi has named David T. Hayhurst the new dean of the College of Science and Technology Hayhurst previously served as dean of the College of Engineering at both San Diego State University and the University of South Alabama .

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Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi, University of South Alabama, Engineering, Science, San Diego State University

Spectroscopy

Udit Batra Appointed Merck Millipore President and CEO

Merck Millipore , the Life Sciences division of Merck, has appointed Udit Batra as President and CEO, responsible for overseeing the organization's worldwide operations effective 15 May 2014.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, World News, Germany, Engineering, Science, Princeton University, University of Delaware, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Hispanic Business

Recent Studies from South China University of Technology Add New Data to Chemical Engineering

The fluid flow and heat transfer behaviour, including velocity and temperature profiles in both reactor configurations, are studied using the CED tool ANSYS Fluent,."

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science

Hispanic Business

Study Findings from Jiangxi Normal University Broaden Understanding of Chemical Engineering

MUD capped and UDT capped CdS QDs were separately prepared and used to react with EcoRI, respectively."

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Hispanic Business

Investigators at Hohai University Describe Findings in Chemical Engineering

Modern characterization analysis showed that MCNP was quasi-spherical in shape with a size of 10 nm, and the chemical crosslinking occurred mainly on the hydroxyl groups in chitosan."

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Chemical Processing

Emerson Expands European Manufacturing and Engineering Capabilities

Emerson Process Management, Emerson Process Management Romania, Emerson Process Management manufacturing and engineering services, flow measurement, chemical processing , process engineering, chemical engineering, Emerson PlantWeb Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson, is expanding the company's existing manufacturing and engineering ... (more)

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Romania, World News

EurekAlert!

Turning harmful gas into valuable fuels, chemicals

A University of California, Riverside researcher is leading a team that won a nearly $500,000 grant to study a process that transforms harmful greenhouse gas emissions into valuable fuels and chemicals by using a unique catalyst.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside, Engineering, Science, Louisiana State University

Business Journal

Austin engineering firm tapped for $500K development grant

Skyonic Corp, an Austin chemical engineering firm, has been selected to receive a $500,000 grant from a Canadian group.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science

Control Engineering

How electrodes charge and discharge: new findings from MIT

The electrochemical reactions inside the porous electrodes of batteries and fuel cells have been described by theorists, but never measured directly.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, California Institute of Technology

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