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Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
...ly since the 1980's in research infrastructure and manufacturing
in biotechnology. The country has produced several successful products, including the world's only Meningitis B vaccine. It also holds at least 400 patents in the biotechnology field. The biotechnology sector has already contributed towards improve...
MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied
... buyer will pay more for materials they can use in manufacturing
components than for materials going into a roadbed," said Kirchain. They also used two value-based metrics--value retention and value-added. Value retention measures how well the value of materials is maintained all the way from their first use...
HHS awards $232 million in biodefense contracts for vaccine development
...didates. These contracts will support larger scale manufacturing
of the vaccines as well as further safety and effectiveness studies in animals and humans. The tularemia and plague awards will fund early-stage product development of the respective vaccines, which will include dosage formulation, pilot batch produc...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...e nanotechnology in the biomedical field. Used in manufacturing
for many years, nanotechnology enables scientists to build devices and materials one atom or molecule at a time, creating tightly packed structures that take on new properties by virtue of their miniature size. A nanometer is one-billionth of a mete...
Offspring at risk from maternal occupational exposure to solvents
... Work environments where solvents are used include manufacturing
and industry jobs involving painting and plastic adhesives, nail salons, dry-cleaning operations, and medical laboratories. "Reducing exposure to organic solvents during pregnancy is warranted until a more refined risk assessment is possible," said D...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...logies, improvements in electronics and automobile manufacturing
and an improved computer interface for the severel...ion, enabling reduced design cycle time, bypassing manufacturing
defects, and improving yields. Gemini Life Sciences, Inc. (Sugar City, Idaho) Biotechnology f...
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