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Glass Made of Ideas
Posted On: May 27, 2015

By: Suzann Erben

The world’s largest industrially manufactured glass tube recently made its debut. Produced in Mitterteich, Germany, its 18-inch outer diameter is bigger than a large New York City pizza. [...] » Read More
Posted On: May 18, 2015

By: Ted Wegert

The 1893 Chicago World’s Fair was known for the innovations and firsts it brought to the world: Fairgoers reached new heights aboard the first Ferris Wheel, the precursor to the zipper (called the clasp locker) was displayed, and the electric stove proved that electricity could replace hearths in American homes. [...] » Read More
Posted On: May 14, 2015

By: Ted Wegert

Barbecue season is back. But before lighting the charcoal bricks or spreading meats and veggies across your grill grates, take a peek at the ultimate barbecues ready to hit your backyard. [...] » Read More
Posted On: April 28, 2015

By: Nikolaos Katsikis

Some of the biggest innovations in algae production can come from the smallest of improvements. Algae companies are hard at work experimenting with variations in equipment and processes, seeking better ways to grow their strains of algae into commercially viable fuels, feed, nutraceuticals, and cosmetics, among other products. These building blocks of progress have improved understanding of algae production and are shifting the way algae is grown. And small changes are making a big difference. [...] » Read More
Posted On: April 22, 2015

By: Anil Busimi

It’s a question we hear again and again. A question that has greater importance for pharmaceutical manufacturers as the popularity of prefilled syringes (PFSs) continues to rise, and manufacturers must not only develop an effective drug, but a streamlined and safe delivery system. A question that shows how pharmaceutical packaging plays a significant role in drug success, even as choosing the “right” packaging material for a drug remains a hot area of debate. [...] » Read More
Posted On: April 14, 2015

By: Chris Schechter

Modern kitchen design plays on opposites: light and dark colors mixed throughout the room; rustic wood finishes and stainless steel appliances sitting side by side; an open kitchen that feels homey and intimate; and lighting that’s subtle but powerful. [...] » Read More
Posted On: April 7, 2015

By: Ted Wegert

The future of fireplaces, grills, and woodstoves has arrived. These household must-haves are crafted to appeal to modern design tastes, engineered to be more efficient, and powered by the latest technology and materials. [...] » Read More
Posted On: March 26, 2015

By: Ted Wegert

Pots and pans set over an open flame, or a glowing orange coil beneath a slab of glass-ceramic. That’s what many of us envision when we think about how to boil water, slowly melt butter, or cook delicate sauces. But present-day chefs are snuffing out flames and switching off electric burners in favor of electromagnetic fields. [...] » Read More