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Glass Made of Ideas
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
Posted On: March 19, 2015

By: Ted Wegert

Many of us are most familiar with the dynamics of cooking with fire, from a backyard grill to a campfire, and the image of an open flame has become synonymous with cooking. Gas cooktops, equipped with almost instant flames and precise controls, are commonplace -- they’re the primary source of open-flame cooking for many chefs, both at home and in professional kitchens. [...] » Read More
Posted On: March 12, 2015

By: Dan Haines

Pharmaceutical companies spend years developing and testing their newest drugs in order to obtain the necessary regulatory approvals for drug commercialization. While developing an effective pharmaceutical is one piece of the puzzle, high-quality packaging is just as crucial in assuring patients that their drugs are delivered in their intended forms. [...] » Read More
Posted On: March 3, 2015

By: Karen Elder

The popularity of home and hearth products is undeniable, and finally, after years of a slowdown caused by the recent recession, the barbecue and hearth industries are regaining traction. Consumers are finally refreshing their fireplaces and barbecues, and the industry is ready to answer that demand with a whole range of new hearth and home technology. [...] » Read More
Posted On: February 24, 2015

By: Thea Marcoux

The Genesis Centre of Community Wellness was conceived as the heart of Alberta, Calgary, Canada. The building was designed to be a 225,000-square-foot hub of sports facilities, meeting rooms, a medical center, and a public library. The structure -- an octagonal open space surrounded by eight glass towers -- would achieve the stunning visual appeal that community leaders were seeking. [...] » Read More
Posted On: February 19, 2015

By: Olaf Schultz

Creating a great in-flight experience for air travelers combines a number of elements, from the cabin crew to the seating to the Wi-Fi. But there’s one aspect of the airplane cabin that has a huge impact on your flight experience even though you might never consciously perceive it: lighting. [...] » Read More
Posted On: February 10, 2015

By: Thea Marcoux

No technology is more widely used, embraced, and relied upon than light technology. From household lighting to lighting in displays to high-powered telescopes to durable medical devices, light has played a key role in the developments and advancements of the modern world. [...] » Read More
Posted On: February 3, 2015

By: Vijay Shanbhag

Ben Franklin’s famous assertion that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” still echoes through the halls of American health care institutions. But regulatory changes and an increased focus on catching afflictions before they take hold offer patients more preventative care procedures today than ever before. [...] » Read More