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The First Carbon Capture Power Plant

January 6, 2010 11:45 am | Videos | Comments

This coal-fired power plant in WV is the first in the world to use carbon capture and sequestration technology.


Chemical Fire Suppression: Foam vs. Dry Chemical

January 6, 2010 11:19 am | Videos | Comments

Tests using foam and dry chemical methods show the comparative effectiveness of dry chemical fire suppression.


Is Solar Thermal the Way to Go?

January 5, 2010 12:53 pm | Blogs | Comments

A compelling argument for solar thermal collectors over solar cells is based on the need to go low-tech.


H1N1 Vaccine Facility at 100 Percent Capacity

January 5, 2010 12:00 pm | Videos | Comments

Inside Sanofi Pasteur's production facility, where H1N1 vaccine is churned out 24 hours a day.

Measure Submersed Solids

January 5, 2010 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

BinMaster ® Level Controls' SmartBob weight and cable inventory measurement system has an optional SmartBob2-SS sensor for brine interface applications.  

Small Female Pressure Transmitters in Stainless Steel

January 5, 2010 10:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Sensor Technologies has released a ¼" NPT female pressure transmitter made from 316L Stainless Steel to prevent sulfide stress cracking from sour gas.

Packaging Sustainability with Flexible Automation

January 4, 2010 12:25 pm | by Rush LaSelle, director of worldwide sales & marketing for Adept Technology Inc. | Articles | Comments

Automation allows packagers to increase production, consistency and reliability, while improving working conditions and allowing manufacturers to quickly change to more eco-friendly packaging materials.

Contact-Free Capacitive Level Switch

January 4, 2010 12:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Sensortechnics’ new CLW series detects point levels of liquids and granular or pulverized materials without contacting the media.


Process Control & Manual Weighing in Hazardous Areas

January 4, 2010 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mettler Toledo's IND560x weighing terminal features analog or electro magnetic force restoration weighing technologies.


Help With Radial Gate Hoist Retrofits

January 4, 2010 10:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

The David Round Company has announced a new service to help retrofit radial gate hoists for water gating applications.


Fast Water Quality Measurements

January 4, 2010 9:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

The HYDRA C22 Ammonium Analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices monitors the ammonium nutrient load directly in the aeration basin of a waste water treatment plant as well as lakes and streams.


Quick, Get Me Some Meds

January 4, 2010 8:56 am | by CARRIE ELLIS, Editor, Chem.Info | Blogs | Comments

Having a pharmacopeia of drugs in your purse is now perceived as normal, with advertising bombarding us via the radio, TV and more recently, the Net.


Note for 2010: Stop Buying 5-lb Bags of Oranges

January 4, 2010 6:18 am | by ANNA WELLS, Editor, IMPO | Blogs | Comments

Among the things I learnt in 2009: E-mail is slowly suffocating me, I cannot hit a fast-pitch baseball or eat a 5-lb bag of oranges before they turn, and manufacturing’s place in America is not a given.

Scripps Florida scientists show 'lifeless' prions capable of evolutionary change and adaptation

December 31, 2009 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Scripps Research Institute ) Scientists from the Scripps Research Institute have determined for the first time that prions, bits of infectious protein devoid of DNA or RNA that can cause fatal neurodegenerative disease, are capable of Darwinian evolution.

Quelling Casimir: Scientists to control quantum mechanical force

December 31, 2009 10:24 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

Scientists are developing a way to control the Casimir force, a quantum mechanical force that attracts objects when they are only hundred nanometers apart.


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