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  • Mobile Laboratory on European MASStastic Voyage Tour to Roll in 2013 with Analytical Tools from AB SCIEX, Phenomenex and Peak Scientific

    AB SCIEX, Phenomenex and Peak Scientific today announced the start of the 2013 tour of the European MASStastic Voyage, featuring a state-of-the-art mobile laboratory traveling across Europe. This lab-on-wheels will provide “open ...

  • Magnolia Solar Receives $750,000 Phase II Award From US Air Force Research Laboratory

    Magnolia Solar Corporation (OTCBB: MGLT) ("Magnolia") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar, Inc., recently received a $750,000 Phase II award from the United States Air Force Research Laboratory as part of the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. The award will fund a two-year project to develop flexible, lightweight, ultra-high efficiency ...


  • Shredding of domestic waste for research

    The technical center of the laboratory for Waste Management, Water Management and Environmental Chemistry of the University in Münster, Germany (LASU) is grown by new a machine from Austria. Additional to the existing equipment such as conveyor belts, screens and near-infrared spectrometer the technical pool now also includes a shredder of Type VEGA S600. “Shredding technology is in ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Munters delivers low dewpoint dry room at Laboratories

    Sharp Laboratories of Europe carries out research into new ideas for Sharp’s innovative technologies including mobile phones, laptops, televisions and battery solutions. The company wished to scale up their battery research capability from glove box isolators and had seen the work previously carried out by Munters at other sites.     After working with the customer and ...


    By Munters Zeol Division

  • Algal bloom research award

    NOAA has awarded USD543,336 for two competitive grants to better understand and manage outbreaks of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) which threaten public health and fisheries in Puget Sound. The grants cover the first year of multi-year projects, anticipated to cost almost USD1.5 million over the next three years. The goal of the first project is to develop a forecasting ability to identify which ...

  • Mobile monitoring station assesses diesel emissions

    Researchers in Greece are using a Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyzer, deployed in a mobile van (MOBILAB), to undertake exhaust gas analysis for comparison with ambient air quality data. “This enables us to undertake temporal and spatial air quality measurements from within traffic, measuring emissions during different traffic conditions,” says Apostolos Tsakis, from the Aerosol ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Mobile monitoring station assesses diesel emissions

    Researchers in Greece are using a Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyzer, deployed in a mobile van (MOBILAB), to undertake exhaust gas analysis for comparison with ambient air quality data. “This enables us to undertake temporal and spatial air quality measurements from within traffic, measuring emissions during different traffic conditions,” says Apostolos Tsakis, from the Aerosol ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Major research programme for CO2-capture

    A scientific research and development programme worth more than NOK 300 million is being launched in Norway with the aim of generating more cost effective technology for CO2-capture. The project is one of the biggest of its kind to date. SINTEF, the independent research organisation, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Aker Clean Carbon, the industrial technology ...

  • DOE Awards $100 Million for Innovative Energy Research

    U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the awarding of $100 million for Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy. The awards announced today are the second round of funding for EFRCs and the research supported by this initiative will enable fundamental advances in energy production, storage, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Outpacing climate change with atmospheric research collaboration

    Tiny particles in air called aerosols create smog, seed clouds, and control how much of the sun's heat makes it through the atmosphere. And yet these particles are the least understood aspect of climate research. Now, two research institutions are working together to tackle the role of aerosols in climate change -- specifically how aerosols from pollution, oceans and wildfires contribute to ...

  • Media advisory - 5th International Symposium on mass spectrometry, ion mobility

    What: A 1½ day symposium on recent advances in high resolution MS, Ion Mobility separations, and UltraPerformance LC – intended for researchers visualizing novel molecular structures, elucidating mechanisms of disease, and developing new therapeutic strategies. The symposium is conducted in association with ProteoMMX - Strictly Quantitative* (19-21 April) ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • $20m for US solid-state lighting research

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) is providing up to $20.6 million for a total of 13 projects aimed at advancing solid-state lighting (SSL) research and product development.  Combined with industry cost share, investment in these projects will total $28 million.  SSL lighting is an advanced technology that creates light with considerably less heat than incandescent and fluorescent ...

  • Energy firms join CO2 research programme

    The international energy companies E.ON, ScottishPower and Statkraft have underlined their commitment to meeting the climate challenges by joining SOLVit - a pioneering R&D programme into carbon capture technology, led by Aker Clean Carbon, the Norwegian CO2 technology company. The R&D institute SINTEF and the university NTNU are selected research partners. “We are very pleased that some ...

  • Mobile lab to support UN environmental emergency response inaugurated

    An innovative mobile laboratory developed by the Netherlands to support international response to environmental emergencies was officially inaugurated by the Ministers of Environment and Development Cooperation in The Hague. The modular unit, known as the Environmental Assessment Module (EAM), can be rapidly deployed for disasters involving hazardous substances, together with the relevant ...

  • Single field mobilization completes site investigation and removal actions

    The Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and the Environment (KRCEE) worked with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last summer to introduce new approaches and technologies to the site cleanup program operating at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in western Kentucky. A Triad demonstration was conducted at PGDP's Area of Concern (AOC) 492 that integrated several real-time ...

  • NREL Research Pinpoints Promise of Polycrystalline Perovskites

    A team of scientists from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) determined that surface recombination limits the performance of polycrystalline perovskite solar cells. ...

  • EPA Completing Multi-Year Research on Lyme Disease and Ticks on Cape and Islands

    EPA scientists, collaborating with Cape Cod Extension and the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology, are working this summer to complete a multi-year study evaluating the effectiveness of lower-impact “integrated pest management “ techniques to reduce populations of blacklegged ticks in the environment. Blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis) carry and transmit the virus that causes Lyme ...

  • U.S. army engineer research & development center- call for proposals

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Funding Opportunity W912HZ10BAA01 The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for various research and development topic areas relevant to its 7 laboratories, including the Coastal and Hydraulics Lab, the Environmental Lab, and the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab. ERDC is responsible for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • DOE to establish two Energy Frontier Research Centers at MIT

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be home to two of 46 new multimillion-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) announced this week by the White House, in conjunction with a speech delivered by President Barack Obama at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences. The EFRCs, which will pursue advanced scientific research on energy, are being established by the U.S. ...

  • DOE-funded research projects win 39 R&D awards for 2010

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 39 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year. "I ...


    By US Department of Energy

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