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  • UL and EOS Announce Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) Training Collaboration

    UL, a global safety science organization, and EOS, the global technology leader for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, today announced  a collaboration in which  UL will provide AM training and facility safety services to EOS clients. The initial goal of the relationship is to advance quality and safety within the AM industry and enhance the EOS customer experience. ...


    By UL Environment

  • Nordson Corporation acquires Plas-Pak Industries, Inc.

    Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired Plas-Pak Industries, Inc., a Norwich, Connecticut designer and manufacturer of  injection molded, single-use plastic dispensing and packaging products including two-component (2K) cartridges for industrial and ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • VWS Teams Up With Trading Standards For Rigorous Testing

    Specialists in the design, manufacture, installation and service of vehicle on-board weighing, bin weighing and axle load protection systems, Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) is working alongside Derbyshire Trading Standards and raising the bar with its robust testing procedures. If a VWS customer wishes to use the ENVIROWEIGH bin-weighing system to operate a Pay by ...

  • Seahorse Executive Jay Teich Receives SFRBM CEO Innovator Award

    Jay Teich, former Seahorse Bioscience CEO, received the first-ever CEO Innovator Award from the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine (SFRBM). This international award recognizes industry leaders who have transformed the face of scientific research in the areas of redox biology and medicine. Teich received the award in Boston on Nov. 20 during SFRBM 2015, the premier event for cutting-edge ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • EPA Holds Workshop For Input On Risk Assessment Of Genetically Engineered Algae

    On September 30, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a workshop on genetically engineered (GE) algae to give stakeholders an opportunity to hear about EPA's plans for improving its risk assessments of GE algae ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • SGS Expert to Present at Emerging Green Conference 2015

    In cooperation with leading global conferences, North America's Emerging Green Conference is the premiere gathering of technology leaders to discuss the advances, challenges and future of sustainable electronics. From September 22-24 in Portland, Oregon, participants will have a unique opportunity to network with and influence leaders in the global electronics industry. With more than two dozen ...


    By SGS

  • Q-Lab Corporation Celebrates Milestones in China

    Q-Lab Corporation, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering and corrosion equipment and exposure test services, announced that 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of its representative office, Q-Lab China.  It also commemorates 30 years of sales in China through its extensive sales and distribution network. Coinciding with these anniversaries, Q-Lab is proud to announce that Q-Lab China is ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • UA College of Pharmacy researchers link liver disease and drug metabolism

    Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy have discovered that nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an increasingly common but often undiagnosed liver disease, could have significant medical implications for people with type 2 diabetes. People develop NASH when early liver disease, characterized by too much ...

  • DESMI’s RayClean BWTS earns US Coast Guard AMS acceptance

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announced that its RayCleanTM Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) earned Alternate Management System (AMS) acceptance from the United States Coast Guard (USCG). DESMI Ocean Guard are pleased to announce that the RayCleanTM BWTS was granted AMS acceptance by the USCG on January 30’th 2015. The AMS acceptance covers all salinities ranging from freshwater to marine ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Recap: News of the ASTM Board of Directors

    ASTM International’s board of directors met Oct. 20-22 at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul, Korea. Here is a summary of reports made and actions taken at those meetings. We have more coverage of the events surrounding the meetings in Seoul. Succession: ASTM ...


    By ASTM International

  • EC Scientific Committee Calls for Information on Nano Silica

    The European Commission (EC) Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has opened a call for information for a scientific opinion on the safety of silica (nano).  The SCCS invites interested parties to submit any relevant information, such as ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Testing UK Floodwater with the BBC

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26169373 The water running thigh deep through Ham Sandhu's house in Wraysbury in Berkshire is freezing cold and murky. Floating around in his kitchen is a toy car and a pair of slippers. Clunking gently together near the sink are two rubbish bins. "I brought them in here," he says, "so they didn't drift away." An unpleasant smell thickens the ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Agilent Technologies Thought Leader Award Supports Dr. Paul Watkins, Hamner-UNC Institute for Drug Safety Sciences

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Dr. Paul B. Watkins, international drug safety expert and director of the ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • AMS Acceptance from the US Coast Guard

    As the first in the world DESMI Ocean Guard’s ballast water treatment system OxyCleanTM receives AMS acceptance from the US Coast Guard, which is valid in all salinities; marine-, brackish- and freshwater. All previously released AMS acceptances are valid in only marine and brackish water. On October 11’th 2013 DESMI Ocean Guard’s ballast water treatment system OxyCleanTM was ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • NIEHS-NCATS-UNC DREAM toxicogenetics challenge opens today

    An innovative crowdsourced computational Challenge, called the NIEHS-NCATS-UNC DREAM Toxicogenetics Challenge, launches today. The objective of this Challenge is to obtain a greater understanding about how a person’s individual genetics can influence cytotoxic response to exposure to widely used chemicals. It is being led and organized by scientists from Sage Bionetworks, DREAM, the ...

  • Lead Acts to Trigger Schizophrenia

    Study in Mice Points to a Synergistic Relationship Between Lead Exposure and Schizophrenia Gene Mice engineered with a human gene for schizophrenia and exposed to lead during early life exhibited behaviors and structural changes in their brains consistent with schizophrenia. Scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins University School ...

  • Jane S. Vergnes, Ph.D., DABT joins Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and The Acta Group

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) is pleased to announce that Jane S. Vergnes, Ph.D., DABT has joined our team as Senior Toxicologist for B&C and The Acta Group (Acta). Dr. Vergnes has demonstrated outstanding leadership and an agile, multi-disciplinary talent for problem-solving in her 25 years directing global product stewardship and toxicology departments for Ashland, Inc., ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Bacterial genes involved in making toxic methylmercury are identified

    Research into mercury has identified two genes in bacteria that appear to be required for turning the metal into its most toxic form, methylmercury. The study adds to a growing body of research that helps us to understand the transformations that mercury undergoes in the environment and the microbes involved in these transformations. Mercury is harmful to animals and humans and its more toxic ...

  • Marrone Bio Innovations Files Patent for a Unique Bacillus Species

    Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) a leading global provider of natural pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, announces the submission of a patent application encompassing a new Bacillus sp. strain F727, to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This strain was first discovered from soil collected in California by ...

  • Active Power Appoints Dr. Ake Almgren as Chairman of Its Board of Directors

    Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of UPS (uninterruptible power supply) systems and modular infrastructure solutions, has announced that Dr. Ake Almgren, a current member of Active Power's board, has been named chairman of the board of directors. Benjamin Scott has informed the company that he will not seek reelection as a member of the board when his term expires and as such has stepped ...


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