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Tapping Out a Message in Chemicals

Posted on November 23rd, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

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Like a scene from a Hollywood science fiction blockbuster where the protagonists once again rally using Morse Code after all other means of communication have been destroyed, researchers have found a way to send messages using chemicals. Continue reading “Tapping Out a Message in Chemicals” »

From Junkyard to Joules

Posted on November 16th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

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Inspired by the Baghdad Battery, a research team at Vanderbilt University have devised a novel method transforming common junkyard metals and household chemicals into batteries. Continue reading “From Junkyard to Joules” »

Flexibility to Address Imbalance in The Workplace

Posted on October 31st, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

It’s not difficult to notice the gender imbalance in the chemical engineering industry, nor in fact, in the engineering industry in general. While studying at University, and in every company I’ve come into contact with since, the female engineers I’ve worked with have definitely been in the minority. Continue reading “Flexibility to Address Imbalance in The Workplace” »

Alpha Moments: Celebrating Chemical R&D and Manufacturing Innovations

Posted on April 11th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

The term ‘Alpha’ has many meanings. It can be the first letter in the Greek alphabet, a socially dominant male animal, or even concepts in software development, physics and chemistry. Continue reading “Alpha Moments: Celebrating Chemical R&D and Manufacturing Innovations” »

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