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Glass Made of Ideas
Posted On: January 20, 2015

By: David Schimmel

Typically, we peer through optical glass in telescopes, binoculars, eyeglasses, microscopes, and more to closely examine everything from microbes to distant galaxies. But the same refractive and light-bending characteristics that bring the universe into focus can also reflect light in beautiful and unique ways. [...] » Read More
Posted On: January 12, 2015

By: Tina Gallo

The U.S. energy industry has seen substantial growth in oil and natural gas production in recent years. Drillers produced more than 8 million barrels of oil and 95 million cubic feet of natural gas in August 2014 -- 66 percent and 48 percent more than 2010 levels, respectively, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. This success has bolstered stockpiles and lowered oil prices around the world. [...] » Read More
Posted On: January 6, 2015

By: Anil Busimi

Glass is the gold standard for parenteral packaging, especially in the prefilled syringe (PFS) market, where it represents 95 percent of all applications. But glass isn’t the only solution on the market. Polymers are also a well-established container material for many drugs, but its acceptance in parenteral packaging, especially for prefillable syringes (PFSs), is still debated. While both glass and polymer offer benefits for use in PFSs, it’s often difficult for pharmaceutical companies to choose the right material to meet the needs of their drugs and delivery to patients. [...] » Read More
Posted On: December 16, 2014

By: Karen Elder

The holidays are one of the busiest times of the year for home cooks, with most spending countless hours prepping for holiday meals. While this might seem daunting, kitchen designers and appliance manufacturers are finding new ways to assist home cooks and offer new reasons why the kitchen remains the best family gathering place. [...] » Read More
Posted On: December 9, 2014

By: Karen Elder

As winter rolls in and the temperature drops across the U.S., it’s time for many to fire up their wood stoves. That means it’s also time to clean your wood stove, in every sense of the word. From a literal scrub of the glass-ceramic front to choosing cleaner-burning wood to using a modern woodstove with lower emissions, here’s a guide to getting your wood stove up and running. . [...] » Read More
Posted On: December 3, 2014

By: Nikolaos Katsikis

The beginning of the algae industry was akin to the gold rush: Startups flooded the market hoping to quickly strike it rich. But the floodwaters have receded, washing away all but the strongest companies, which continue to innovate and adapt in order to tap the vast potential of algae across industries. [...] » Read More
Posted On: November 25, 2014

By: Steve Cohen

Creating engaging and alluring window displays is no easy feat. Retail stores meticulously craft storefront exhibits to catch eyes and draw in passersby, especially around the holidays when big sales matter most. But while the perfect gift or a great deal is quick to catch the eye, few shoppers ever truly notice the key piece to a high-quality window display: the glass. [...] » Read More
Posted On: November 20, 2014

By: Victoria Sanville

U.S. Soldiers are deployed in 150 countries around the globe, prevailing in combat in Afghanistan, training security forces in Iraq, providing NATO and allied support to dampen tensions in Eastern Europe, and helping fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. On each of these fronts, the warfighter needs tactical vehicles equipped with the newest and most effective defense technology: stronger, lighter armor; better situational awareness; and reliable electronics and communications systems that allow more fluid Soldier-to-Soldier contact no matter where they’re located. [...] » Read More