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Dirty Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics
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The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro. An Associated Press investigation found dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from sewage in venues where athletes will compete in the ...

Electrical Resistance Heating (ERH) - Summer 2015 Webinar Schedule
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Part 1 - ERH 101, An Introduction to Electrical Resistance Heating Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT.  Guest Speakers: Michelle Nanista, TRS Group Our guest speaker is Michelle Nanista, a Senior Engineer with TRS Group, Inc. Ms. Nanista is responsible for supporting the TRS project managers with site design, construction, operations and innovations during our ERH remediation projects. ...

Making the new silicon
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Original story at MIT News An exotic material called gallium nitride (GaN) is poised to become the next semiconductor for power electronics, enabling much higher efficiency than silicon. In 2013, the Department of Energy (DOE) dedicated approximately half of a $140 million research institute for power electronics to GaN research, citing its potential to reduce worldwide energy consumption. Now ...

New IC25XR programmable personal incubator with extended temperature range
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Building on the popularity of the IC25 programmable heating and chilling block heater (also known as a dry bath), 2 new models with extended temperature ranges are now available. The new models extend the temperature ranges, so setting from -20°C to +100°C or from -10°C to +110°C is now possible The units are fully programmable to run changing temperature profiles unattended. 5 ...

EPA Releases Guidance Document: Antimicrobial Pesticide Use Site Index
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On July 24, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Federal Register notice extending the public comment period regarding its proposed Antimicrobial Pesticide Use Site Index (USI) from July 31, 2015 to August 31, 2015.  The initial Federal Register notice announcing the availability of EPA’s guidance on the USI was issued on July 1, ...

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