John McCarthy, the recently-appointed CEO of cellulosic ethanol firm Qteros, talks about his new role, the road to commercialization and the elegance of consolidated bioprocessing.
The new, extremely scratch-resistant clearcoat iGloss not only provides auto bodies with a brilliant and robust exterior, but also gives them even longer-lasting scratch resistance. To achieve this leap forward, the researchers modeled their work on nature, developing a "hybrid material"...
A look at Corning's high-throughput & scalable Advanced-Flow™ glass reactor, and the advantages it has over batch processing.
A Canadian chemical manufacturer will store fifty chlorine-filled rail cars in Washington as a security measure during the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympic games.
Pacific Coast Fruit Company talks about the sustainable practices and process improvements required to become a Food Alliance Certified Distributor.
This sample clip introduces the Chlorine training program for emergency response personnel. This training is available on www.masterytech.com. Individual and classroom versions.
Authorities launched a criminal investigation Monday into the cause of an explosion that killed five people at a power plant under construction, saying they couldn't rule out negligence. (Feb. 8)
Images of the damaged plant and details of the investigation into how gas purging operations resulted in such a catastrophic explosion.
Renewable energy leaders held a conference call Tuesday, Feb. 8, to discuss their legislative priorities for 2010. They want the tax credits contained in the Recovery Act to be extended for at least three years to encourage private financing and investment in renewable energy projects....
Cleaning a chemical tank with Iceblast
NASA climate scientist James Hansen talks about why cap and trade won't work, and his preference for a direct carbon tax on coal, oil and gas.
Marines test drive an augmented reality system that assists with tank repair procedures using a headset, and in-sight instructions and animation.
Novozymes North America president Adam Monroe talks about why the auto industry will continue to look for biofuel solutions and the use of municipal waste as a feedstock.
The wastewater from one of Iceland's geothermal power plants forms the Blue Lagoon, where 300,000 tourists a year go to frolic in the blue-green algae-infested waters.