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More than Hot Air

June 15, 2010 12:51 pm | by CARRIE ELLIS, Editor | Articles | Comments

Although there are readily available safe alternatives to using natural gas for pipe cleaning, an astonishing amount of power plants still use it, even if it is fraught with potentially far-reaching and unsafe consequences.


Lightweight & Stackable Rectangular Containers

June 15, 2010 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The 36BRA from Plastican Inc. is a lightweight, 4.25-gallon rectangular plastic container designed to provide better cube efficiency and volume packaging.


Differential Low Pressure Measurement

June 15, 2010 12:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Sensortechnics’ LBA series offers differential low pressure measurement with fully-analog signal conditioning, which allows for very high resolution.


Add-Ons for Portable and Fixed Mount Mixers

June 15, 2010 11:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Nettco i-Series portable and fixed mount mixers add-ons include a bung adaptor, sanitary flange mechanical seal assembly, sanitary flange lip seal, angle riser and air motor option.

Hayabusa asteroid mission comes home

June 15, 2010 11:29 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

The Hayabusa capsule and bus entered the Earth's atmosphere over Woomera, Australia, on June 13 at 11:21 p.m. local time. From the perspective of NASA's DC-8 airborne observation team, the capsule moved below and slightly ahead of the bus and stayed clear of the spectacular breakup of the...

Organic Nanoelectronics A Step Closer

June 15, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( McGill University ) The team has effectively discovered a way to order the molecules in the PEDOT, the single most industrially important conducting polymer.

IU Professor's New Textbook Uses The Best Science Writing From The New York Times

June 15, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Indiana University ) For decades, The New York Times has been one of the nation's premier outlets for stories about science. Now, a retired Indiana University journalism professor has put many of those stories together in a unique collection aimed at students of science writing.

Robot Submarine Patrols Lake Michigan For Climate-change Study

June 15, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Purdue University ) Researchers at Purdue University are using a robotic submarine and other specialized tools in Lake Michigan to gather biological and environmental data showing how young fish vital to the ecosystem may cope with future climate change.


WellPoint Taps American Well For Telehealth

June 15, 2010 11:25 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

Online healthcare through video, secure chat, or phone will be available to WellPoint's insurance plan members starting late this year.

Limestone Sizing for Fluidized Bed Boilers

June 15, 2010 11:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Modern Process Equipment's model IMD 1052 DP Limestone Gran-U-Lizer reduces limestone to the ideal size for fluidization with coal.

BP Spills Coffee

June 15, 2010 8:07 am | Videos | Comments

Here's what might happen if BP executives spilled coffee during a boardroom meeting.


Texas Goes to Court Over EPA Pollution Ruling

June 15, 2010 7:44 am | by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Texas asked a federal court on Monday to intervene in its fight with the Environmental Protection Agency over how the state regulates emissions from oil refineries and other petrochemicals plants.

Small Leak at Chinese Nuclear Plant

June 15, 2010 7:37 am | by MIN LEE, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

A nuclear power plant in southern China that supplies electricity to Hong Kong suffered a small radiation leak in one of the reactor's 41,000 fuel rods.

Scientist to Study Gas Nanosensors for Clean Coal Plants

June 15, 2010 7:33 am | News | Comments

A West Virginia University researcher hopes to create tiny, virtually invisible sensors that could monitor harmful gases in the environment.

NTU Energy Research Center Seals Partnership With Top European Universities At Its Opening

June 15, 2010 7:26 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Nanyang Technological University ) Six top European universities today signed partnership agreements with Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N) to do joint research in clean energy at the official opening of the S$200 million ($143.2 million) institute by Mr. S. Iswaran, Senior...


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