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Reverse Osmosis – Unglamorous but Vital to Water Purification!

Posted on September 29th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

Admittedly basic chemical processes are not among the most glamorous topics of discussion. To most these processes have been around for a long time and are considered roads much traveled. Continue reading “Reverse Osmosis – Unglamorous but Vital to Water Purification!” »

Cracking Open the Coconut Without Spoiling the Prize

Posted on September 22nd, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

A hammer is a good tool for cracking a coconut. When used properly it unveils the “milk” and “meat” of the coconut without unwelcomed pieces of the woody shell and its fiber.  Continue reading “Cracking Open the Coconut Without Spoiling the Prize” »

The Third Certainty: Safety Improvements of Passenger Aircrafts

Posted on September 1st, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

(Source: Airbus, www.airbus.com)

Most people travel, occasionally or often, on a plane for business or pleasure. Airline safety continues to improve by leaps and bounds which is a good thing during this season of holiday travel.  Air travel is the safest mode of transportation in spite of the sensationalism by news media when a plane crashes.   Continue reading “The Third Certainty: Safety Improvements of Passenger Aircrafts” »