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    Added 8th August 2016
    In the last seven decades alone, chemistry has made tremendous advances in such far-flung areas as catalysis, pharmaceuticals, spectroscopy, and the synthesis of complex natural products, and that trend promises ...

    Added 8th March 2016
    1. Upgrading the sagging U.S. infrastructure. The American Society of Civil Engineers gives our aging infrastructure a D+ grade and estimates that $3.6 trillion dollars must be invested by 2020 ...

    Added 11th December 2014
    How ScienceDirect helps make an impactDiscover how ScienceDirect is helping an engineering consultant at a leading provider of integrated infrastructure asset management software solutions company to stay vigilant about the ...

    Added 11th December 2014
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    Added 28th November 2014
    The Techs Behind Wearable TechThe future of Google Glass may still be up in the air, but the technology behind it is here to stay. Wearable technology is the product ...

    Added 29th October 2014
    Defense, transportation, electronics and medicine are just a few of the critical industries that rely on rare earth elements, and right now they are at the mercy of the world's ...

    Added 7th October 2014
    The 15 lanthanides on the period table, along with scandium and yttrium, are commonly known as rare earth elements (REEs), and, as this infographic shows, China dominates the global supply. ...

    Added 6th October 2014
    Sustainable alternatives are growing in popularity, but how sustainable are they? Technologies like wind power and electric cars depend on a rare earth element supply that may not be able ...

    Added 28th August 2014
    Because the high tech sector and its needs are relatively new, rare earth elements (REEs) have been virtually ignored for decades – so there's a lot of catching up to ...

    Added 8th August 2014
    The latest "gold rush" is a little less glittery and a lot more grey. This time the search is for rare earth elements (REEs), used in everything from microchips to ...

    Added 24th June 2014
    In this first part of a series on rare earth elements (REEs), we look at how rare they are and the difficultly in extracting REEs in significant quantities. And how, ...

    Added 20th May 2014
    In the rapidly evolving world of semiconductors, hot new trends come and go, and that includes the use of certain terminology. Tech publications were once bursting with terms such as ...

    Added 11th April 2014
    This new white paper, by Colin Selleck, shares insight on the historical and practical use of equations in engineering practice. It provides practical solutions for the modern engineer's dilemma of ...

    Added 13th March 2014
    The potential for the “smart” objects around us to interact with each other is at the heart of a paradigm known as the Internet of Things (IoT). Researchers in fields ...

    Added 11th February 2014
    Mobile cloud computing: A surveyMobile applications are a multi-billion-dollar market that keeps increasing in popularity, but there is a limited amount of energy available in mobile devices to execute these ...