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How can I make my lab greener? 5 tips to reduce your lab’s carbon footprint

by Camlab Limited  (Mar. 27, 2015)

Many laboratories want to make their operation more environmentally friendly and reduce their carbon footprint. The 5 steps below are a good starting point for simple changes to get closer to being a green lab We’ve been reading the great tips and ideas on ...

The Aerox®-Microtester …A unique tool!

by Aerox B.V.  (Mar. 26, 2015)

The smallest version of the Aerox cold plasma injection technology fits in a suitcase.This so called Aerox®-Microtester offers a unique test device to be used by the Aerox-Sales Team to demonstrate the customers the working of the Aerox®-Technology on-site. The demonstration can be carried out within two hours. All what is needed is the ...

The World’s Largest Gas to Liquids Facility Runs on Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS

by Thermo Fisher Scientific, LIMS & Laboratory Software  (Mar. 26, 2015)

Established by Shell and Qatar Petroleum in 2006, Pearl GTL is the largest gas to liquids facility on the planet. Gas to liquids (GTL) is the conversion of natural gas to liquid fuels and other products, including gasoil, naphtha, kerosene, normal-paraffin and lubricants. Pearl GTL has a capacity of 140,000 barrels per day of these products and ...

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

by Ensia  (Mar. 25, 2015)

A study published today (Mar 25, 2015) in JAMA Psychology outlines the negative impacts of prenatal exposure to air pollutants on childhood brain development. Researchers at the ...

Who really is responsible for climate change and industrial emissions policy in Canada?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 24, 2015)

There seems to be no end to press releases announcing good things to deal with climate change and equally no end to criticism for alleged failings in this regard. All three levels of government share in the plaudits and criticisms for achievements or failures related to climate change, which is understandable given the lack of clarity as to who ...

Are GAS-FIRED Burner Technologies Really The Best Choice for ISTR Cleanups?

by Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.  (Mar. 16, 2015)

Its an exciting time. In-Situ Thermal Remediation (ISTR) shows great promise and has proven to be an extremely effective method for cleaning a wide range of Contaminants of Concern (COC’s) at contaminated sites. Most recently, gas-fired soil heating technologies are entering the market with promises of much cheaper natural gas heating, ...

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 15, 2015)

In 2009 world attention was focused on the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen (Conference of Parties – COP 15), which for many held the promise of a first-ever comprehensive global accord that would place meaningful limits on greenhouse gas emissions. That event ended in failure, and the world was left not only without an ...

Technical Hints and Tips for Optimal Performance of your Loeser Osmometer

by Camlab Limited  (Mar. 14, 2015)

General function and description: The sample (serum, blood, urine or any other aqueous solution) is filled in a plastic sample tube and cooled via a Peltier element. These are semiconductor devices, which become cold ...

CO2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion Highlights 2014

by International Energy Agency  (Mar. 13, 2015)

In the lead-up to the UN climate negotiations in Lima, the latest information on the level and growth of CO2 emissions, their source and geographic distribution will be essential to lay the foundation for a global agreement. To provide input to and support for the UN process, the IEA is making available for free download the ...

Do you know your hazardous gases?

by Analox Sensor Technology  (Mar. 13, 2015)

I’ve never had a problem determining the difference between Ant and Dec as I was an avid fan of Byker Grove as a child. But many people struggle. To avoid future confusion PJ was the one blinded in an unfortunate paint balling incident and Duncan had floppy hair. For any non UK readers the same might apply to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen ...

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