Membrane combines thinness with stability
Membranes that consist of only a single layer of carbon atoms called graphene have been created by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research.
HART Foundation, ISA agree on integrating WirelessHART with ISA100
During a series of meetings held in conjunction with ISA EXPO 2007, 2-4 October in Houston, Texas, the ISA100 Wireless Systems for Automation standards committee
outlined an approach to accommodate and eventually integrate the WirelessHART standard and the ISA100 standard.
Green company to offer totally biodegradable chemical solutions
BioAmber, a joint venture of Diversified Natural Products (DNP), a U.S.-based biotechnology company, and France-based Agro Industries Recherche et Developpement (ARD) announced plans for a new facility to produce a green, bio-based replacement for oil in the chemical market.
Fluids make light work of viscosity changes
Researchers at the University of Maryland have developed what they call a simple, relatively inexpensive class of fluids that undergoes significant changes in viscosity when subjected to light.
Catalysts streamline biodiesel process
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., have developed a series of solid acid nanocatalysts that promise to avoid some post-reaction steps in the production of biodiesel.