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Posted on October 28th, 2015 by Christina ValimakiNew Materials & Applications
A researcher in Materials Science describes the importance of reading and researching outside standard fields of research – talking about his results of combining materials science, biology and medicine.
Anthony B. Brennan, Ph.D., D.Sc. is a professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida, where he leads the Brennan Research Group. But he also has a strong interest in biology and has a joint appointment to the University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. Much of his research, therefore, lies at the intersection of materials science, biology and medicine.”
Posted on October 28th, 2015 by Regina JavierChemical Manufacturing Excellence
Plastics are among the best ‘fruits’ of the chemical process industry and are used extensively in our lives. Unfortunately, every year, the UK produces 29 million metric tons of municipal waste and in 1999, 4 million metric tons of plastic packaging and 2 million mertic tons of plastic were landfilled. Learn the different ways that Municipal and industrial plastic wastes are treated here.
Posted on October 27th, 2015 by Chris WalkerChemical R&D
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
Chris Walker discusses how we can innovate innovation:
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