STARTING THE PROCESS
The nascent paperless laboratory
How feasible is the paperless laboratory? Subsequent to the recent Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, the author examines paperless trends and their potential impact on the chemical industry.
A unique approach to conservation
Fuel briquette technology, already in use in other countries, offers a viable and cost-effective method for making fuel out of junk mail and yard waste.
Owen McDougal, Richard Stanley, Seth C. Holstein
The greening of nylon
The precursor to nylon 6, ε-caprolactam, is manu factured with toxic and corrosive chemicals and produces tons of byproducts. Academic research suggests another approach based on heterogeneous catalysis.
Wolfgang F. Hoelderich, Gerd Dahlhoff
Times up! The color-changing self-expiring badge
How do you prevent visitors badges and day passes from becoming universal access cards? How can you track medication schedules and expiration dates? One company has an answer.