ABB and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, has announced a collaboration to jointly develop a cloud-based digital solution for the real-time fleet management of electric vehicles (EVs).
By 2030, 30 million electric cars will run throughout the European Union (EU), and the European Commission has been making hard targets for recycling these and other batteries.
Dow today announced that Yelopack, a technology-based supply chain comprehensive management company, has adopted AFFINITY™ polyolefin elastomer (POE) in its existing plastic pallets, which will increase the life span of its pallets by five years -- more than doubling their current life span.
Materials that interface with the human body, plastics to sequester carbon dioxide and other innovative and sustainable polymers will be explored in the opening session of the spring meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). ACS President H. N. Cheng, Ph.D., is co-sponsoring the April 5 session, which will set the stage for the meeting’s theme of “Macromolecular Chemistry: The Second Century.” ACS Spring 2021 will be held online April 5-30, with live oral technical presentations hosted April 5-16 and on-demand and networking content continuing through April 30.
In considering materials that could become the fabrics of the future, scientists have largely dismissed one widely available option: polyethylene.
In support of NASA’s development of next-generation spacesuit technologies, the reliable, precision Model AS-FS Flow Switch from FCI Aerospace has been inserted into the Spacesuit Water Membrane Evaporator (SWME) -- Spacesuit Evaporation Rejection Flight Experiment (SERFE), which was installed last November aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
A research team at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany has developed a completely new, environmentally-friendly electrochemical procedure for producing sulfonamides rapidly and inexpensively. Sulfonamides are used in many drugs including antibiotics and Viagra as well as in agrochemicals and dyes, which makes them an important class of molecules for the pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
Olympus’ next virtual life science event, the Olympus Discovery Summit—Looking Forward: A New Era of Research will take place on April 27–29, 2021. The Olympus Life Science team has organized this opportunity for the microscopy community to virtually share its expertise and learn about important advances in technology. During this free three-day summit, attendees can enjoy a full schedule of customer presentations, tech talks, roundtable discussions and product demos.
Making cheese leaves a lot to chance as a batch could be ripened for months or even years before a problem is discovered, which could send a prized batch of cheddar to be sold off cheap as an ingredient for processed cheese.
Pioneering technology which helps combat the spread of Covid-19 could help schools create a safe environment ahead of the return of staff and students to classrooms, and help businesses prepare to reopen.
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