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Wireless—It’s Under Control

August 4, 2010 2:06 pm | by Carrie Ellis, Editor | Comments

Using wireless data and automating PID loop closure can help better control operations.


The Criminal Mind

August 4, 2010 6:42 am | by Mike Auerbach, Editor-in-Chief, Pharmaceutical Processing | Comments

I don’t think I have a criminal mind, which is probably why I can’t seem to wrap my head around the idea of pharmaceutical counterfeiting.


Dynamics of the rapsyn scaffolding protein at the neuromuscular junction of live mice.

August 4, 2010 4:38 am | by J Neurosci | Comments

The efficacy of synaptic transmission depends on the maintenance of a high density of neurotransmitter receptors and their associated scaffold proteins in the postsynaptic membrane. While the dynamics of receptors has been extensively studied, the dynamics of the intracellular...


On-Site Chlorine Production

August 3, 2010 2:49 pm | by Luke Simpson, Associate Editor | Comments

Large-scale manufacturing, storage and transportation of dangerous chemicals can be avoided through the use of on-site chemical generators.


Cradle-to-Grave H2O Management

August 3, 2010 9:16 am | by Carrie Ellis, Editor | Comments

FracPure™ water treatment solves the natural gas industry’s problems of providing hydraulic fracturing water supplies and wastewater management—cradle to grave.

A Nuclear Powerhouse

July 29, 2010 12:22 pm | by LUKE SIMPSON, Associate Editor | Comments

The Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactor is safer, more powerful, easier to maintain and less expensive to construct.

Composition Trends Drive Exchanger Efficiency

July 27, 2010 8:39 am | by JEFF REINKE, Editorial Director | Comments

Better heat exchanger material specifications lead to smaller footprints and greater pressure capacities.

Erasing Carbon a Project at a Time

July 27, 2010 8:15 am | by CARRIE ELLIS, Editor | Comments

It may sound like just a buzzword, but carbon capture and sequestration is already making headway when it comes to dedicating resources and advancing technology.


High Efficacy of {beta}-Blockers in Long-QT Syndrome Type 1. Contribution of Noncompliance and QT-Prolonging Drugs to the Occurrence of {beta}-Blocker Treatment "Failures"

July 27, 2010 7:38 am | by Circ | Comments

Background--{beta}-Blocker efficacy in long-QT syndrome type 1 is good but variably reported, and the causes of cardiac events despite {beta}-blocker therapy have not been ascertained.Methods and Results--This was a retrospective study of the details surrounding cardiac events...

Food AND Fuel

July 27, 2010 6:37 am | by LUKE SIMPSON, Associate Editor | Comments

With advanced refining and gasification techniques, SynGest aims to turn corn-ethanol plants into food, fuel and fertilizer factories.

Big Molecules, Fast Purification

July 26, 2010 12:36 pm | by LUKE SIMPSON, Associate Editor | Comments

Continuous chromatography could be the key to more efficient large-scale production of complex biopharmaceuticals.

New Reasons for Old Technology

July 26, 2010 6:11 am | by CARRIE ELLIS, Editor | Comments

Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards breed stricter regulation of the storage and transport of certain chemicals, thus spurring industrial use of security equipment.


Top 10 Technologies for 2011

July 23, 2010 9:01 am | Comments

The Chem.Info editors are constantly on the lookout for emerging technologies. Here are our picks for 2011.


New PTFE Gasket for Butterfly Valve Enhances Process Reliability

July 23, 2010 8:41 am | by TIMO JÄCKLE, KARL-HEINZ MAYER, WOLFGANG PAUL and BRIAN GORDON, GF Piping Systems | Comments

A new polytetrafluoroethylene gasket, which is intended for butterfly valves, has the power to enhance reliability.

Five Tips for Exceptional Agitation

July 23, 2010 7:29 am | by Mark Franco, President and CEO, MixerDirect Inc. | Comments

Here are five tips you can easily implement into your existing facility to improve mixing without spending (much) time or money.


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