Industry Insights - Other Industries


    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 9th November 2015
    Donna Sees, an Information Consultant with PharmIntell Consulting, has been a librarian in the medical field for more than 10 years. In this article, she discusses post-market surveillance processes and ...

    Added 9th November 2015
    Epigen Biosciences is a start-up pharmaceutical company that collaborates with academic groups to discover innovative drugs for a range of medical conditions, including renal diseases, cancer and CNS disorders. Co-founder ...

    Added 5th March 2015
    Global energy concerns are driving the need for advanced storage devices. Supercapacitors based on carbon nanomaterials have the potential to be an excellent energy source for advanced tech like hybrid ...

    Added 11th December 2014
    How ScienceDirect and Scopus inspire innovationDiscover how ScienceDirect and Scopus support FEI Company, an innovative microscopy company, in its goal to help their customers find meaningful answers to questions that ...

    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 ...