Throughout the year, DHS Undersecretary Rand Beers tried to assure lawmakers that the department is making an effort to get the program on track. DHS is “working as quickly as possible” on an action plan that was devised in response to the internal report, Beers told the House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee at an oversight hearing on Sept. 11.
by Glenn Hess | December 24, 2012
Powered by Beer In what is sure to bring new meaning to the college drinking game "power hour," Australian scientists have tapped into an unlikely alternative power resource—BREWERY WASTEWATER. According to the U.K.'s Daily Telegraph, the project, a joint initiative between the University of Queensland and beer maker Foster's, has lead to a prototype fuel cell in which microbes feed on sugar, starch, and residual alcohol in brewery wastewater.
by Faith Hayden | May 28, 2007
Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Western Michigan University have teamed up to offer what they claim is the first U.S. higher education program in sustainable craft beer brewing. The Newscripts gang gets the “higher” part, but we are working on the sustainable part. Starting in fall 2015, students accepted into the program will be able to earn a craft brewing certificate at Kalamazoo Valley.
by Marc S. Reisch | March 16, 2015
—Periodic Graphics: The Chemistry Of A Pint Of Guinness “Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explores the famous beer’s bubbles and bitterness” /articles/93/i11/Periodic-Graphics-Chemistry-Pint-Guinness.html 20150313 Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explores the famous beer’s bubbles and bitterness 93 11 /magazine/93/09311.html Periodic Graphics: The Chemistry Of A Pint Of Guinness Guinness, stout, hops, carbonation, nitrogen, bubbles, glass, pint, melanoidins, humulone, St.
by Andy Brunning | March 13, 2015
NEWSCRIPTS NEWSCRIPTS January 17, 2000 Volume 78, Number 3 CENEAR 78 3 p. 152 ISSN 0009-2347 [Table of Contents] CFD tracks beer bubbles Clive Fletcher and his students at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, have used computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to determine why many of the bubbles in a glass of Guinness beer go down instead of up.
January 17, 2000
“We are moving forward strategically to address the challenges before us,” Rand Beers, undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), told a subpanel of the House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee on March 14. “We will continue to work with stakeholders to get the job done of preventing terrorists from exploiting chemicals or chemical facilities.”
by Glenn Hess | March 21, 2013
—Anheuser-Busch buys rice from crops grown with Indigo’s microbes “” Beer maker Anheuser-Busch will buy 2.2 million bushels of rice grown from seeds supplied by Indigo Agriculture. Indigo develops microbial seed coatings and sells its branded seeds to contracted growers, who then sell their crop for a premium.
by Melody M. Bomgardner | March 15, 2019
Researchers from Switzerland's University of Bern garnered this year's PEACE PRIZE "for determining—by experiment—whether it is better to be smashed over the head with a full bottle of beer or with an empty bottle." Their paper, "Are Full or Empty Beer Bottles Sturdier and Does Their Fracture-Threshold Suffice to Break the Human Skull?"
by Bethany Halford | October 05, 2009
After staff changes were made and the tiering errors were corrected, Beers asked the newly installed director of ISCD, Penny J. Anderson, and her deputy, David M. Wulf, to conduct an internal review of the entire CFATS program. At a hearing held last month by a panel of the House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce, Beers acknowledged that CFATS “needs a whole lot of work.”
by Glenn Hess | March 05, 2012
Beering, president emeritus, Purdue University; G. Wayne Clough, president, Georgia Institute of Technology; Kelvin Kay Droegemeier, professor of meteorology, University of Oklahoma; Louis J. Lanzerotti, professor of physics, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Alan I. Leshner, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Jon C.
by WILLIAM G. SCHULZ | September 27, 2004