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Task Force Report: Key Impact Areas of Shale Development in Texas

07/08/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The environmental and socioeconomic impacts of shale oil and gas development in Texas have been assessed by the Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and...
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New Oil Extraction Technologies

05/11/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
To increase the estimated ultimate recovery (EUR) and boost efficiency, the oil and gas industry incorporates pre-fabricated perforating systems, seaw...
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Chemical Manufacturing

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Colored Lights Turn on Bacteria

06/24/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
MIT researchers have now produced E. coli that has "color vision," meaning that different genes perform different biological functions depending upon...
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Low GWP Refrigerants — Understanding GWP, GHG, ODP, and Climate Change

05/28/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants emerging today can be grouped into several categories, making selection complicated. While low GWP is...
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Coatings for Nuclear Fuel Preventing Explosions in Reactors

06/06/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In an effort to reduce hydrogenation of containers where nuclear fuel is stored and to protect reactors from a Fukushima-like radiation disaster, phys...
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Smart Pad Puts Pressure on Scars

05/22/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A new treatment for hypertrophic scars from burns, surgeries, and trauma combines the advantages of both traditional pressure pads and silicone gel sh...
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Recycling Carbon Fiber

05/15/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at Washington State University may have found a way to recycle expensive carbon fiber plastics that are used in almost everything, from ai...
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Organ Pipes: An Enduring Application for Lead

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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
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Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
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Modern Living Through Chemistry? Electronics? Agriculture?

08/10/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Can man live by bread alone? This rhetorical question has its roots in the Bible where related phraseology is found three times and the intent is s...
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Industries Serving Global Needs

08/09/2013 posted in Common Purposes
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A chicken is interested in the person who wants bacon and eggs for breakfast but the pig is committed. It's a light quip (for all but the pig!) but...
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Risk and Its Part In Engineering Failure

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Ever played the board game RISK? Even if you haven't, you've most likely heard of it. The game is aptly named because, regardless of the strategy im...
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