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  • Putting a lid on health taxes
    Global Brands founder and chairman Steve Perez questions the effectiveness of taxes to combat the rise of obesity in the UK.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 9:34am -
  • Analysis of production variables explores issues and solutions
    Siemens is surveying food and drink manufacturers to explore the challenges posed by production variables, together with potential solutions.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 8:11am -
  • Brexit threat to hit voice of smaller businesses
    Food Solutions is to stop representing small food firmsâ interests in the UK and EU as Brexit looms.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 7:58am -
  • Ringtons streamlines supply chain with port deal
    Newcastle-based tea and coffee processor Ringtons has struck a deal with the Port of Tyne to help streamline its supply chain and reduce its impact on the environment.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 7:49am -
  • British Salt operations boss on ‘three Ps’ of safety
    Striving for perfection is the only way to guarantee the âthree Psâ of safety in a food factory, according to British Saltâs head of operations for salt and bicarbonate.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 7:43am -
  • Academics raise post-Brexit chlorinated chicken fears
    The Government has been accused of trying to âsoften upâ the public for lower food standards post-Brexit after one of its chief scientific advisers claimed imports of chlorinated chicken and beef reared with artificial hormones should be decided by…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 7:28am -
  • Enthusiasm high in run-up to PPMA Total Show 2019
    Despite many challenges facing the processing and packaging industry, enthusiasm for this yearâs PPMA Total Show remains high and organisers are upbeat.
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 9:00am -
  • Networking tool set to speed event meetings
    The UKâs only show dedicated to the laboratory industry has launched a new free networking tool to help visitors and exhibitors set up meetings in advance, in order to optimise their visit.
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 8:37am -
  • PPMA Total Show preview
    From robotics to baggers to boot washers, we take a look at some of the new items on display at the PPMA Total Show this year.
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 8:24am -
  • Soya International bought by Scandinavian oils and fats processor
    UK-based ingredients manufacturer Soya International has been acquired by vegetable oils and fats processor AAK, headquartered in Sweden, for an undisclosed sum, in a bid to become the worldâs leading supplier of soy-based emulsifier lecithin.
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 9:23am -

Manufacturing Busines Technology

  • Part of Bourbon Warehouse Collapses in Western Kentucky

    Part of Bourbon Warehouse Collapses in Western Kentucky

    NewsAround 20,000 barrels are stored at the location, and it appears that about 4,000 were affected. Contributed Author: The Associated PressTopics: Food Manufacturing
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 2:10pm -
  • Oil Exports on the Rise in Louisiana

    Oil Exports on the Rise in Louisiana

    NewsThe Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil.Contributed Author: The Associated PressTopics: Oil/Gas
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 1:45pm -
  • Canada to Allow the Sale of Cannabis Edibles Late This Year

    Canada to Allow the Sale of Cannabis Edibles Late This Year

    NewsThe Canadian government says a limited selection of cannabis-laced food products won't hit retail shelves in the country before mid-December.Contributed Author: The Associated PressTopics: Ingredients
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 1:10pm -
  • Boeing Apologizes for Max Crashes as Airbus Rakes in Sales

    Boeing Apologizes for Max Crashes as Airbus Rakes in Sales


    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 12:00pm -
  • Ruiz Foods Products Inc. Recalls Bacon Breakfast Wrap Products

    Ruiz Foods Products Inc. Recalls Bacon Breakfast Wrap Products

    NewsRuiz Foods Products Inc. is recalling 246,514 pounds of frozen, not-ready-to-eat breakfast wrap products containing bacon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Servic…
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 11:50am -
  • Pfizer to Buy Array BioPharma in Deal Worth $11.4 Billion

    Pfizer to Buy Array BioPharma in Deal Worth $11.4 Billion

    NewsPfizer is delving deeper into cancer research with a roughly $11.4 billion deal for Array BioPharma, a drug developer that has seen its shares soar since announcing positive clinical trial results earlier this spring.Contributed Author: The Asso…
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 11:40am -
  • Lockheed Martin Announces $142M Expansion of Arkansas Plant

    Lockheed Martin Announces $142M Expansion of Arkansas Plant

    NewsThe Maryland-based company on Monday announced the expansion of its plant in Camden, about 85 miles southwest of Little Rock. The Camden facility currently employs about 700 workers.Contributed Author: The Associated PressTopics: Operations
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 11:30am -
  • Huawei Founder Says Revenue Will Be Billions Below Forecast

    Huawei Founder Says Revenue Will Be Billions Below Forecast

    NewsHuawei's founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant's revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a "badly damaged plane" as a result of U.S. government actions against it.Contribu…
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • Antimicrobial Protection for the Food & Beverage Processing Industry

    Antimicrobial Protection for the Food & Beverage Processing Industry

    ArticleProviding antimicrobial protection on electrical wiring devices, cords, cables and connectors is key to preventing the growth of harmful microorganisms like E. coli, staphylococcus, listeria, and salmonella. Contributed Author: Jeff SeaburyTo…
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 10:00am -
  • U.S. Companies' Message to Trump: Don't Expand China Tariffs

    U.S. Companies' Message to Trump: Don't Expand China Tariffs

    NewsWhat happens if President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese goods that he hasn't already hit with 25 percent import taxes?Contributed Author: Paul Wiseman, AP Economics WriterTopics: …
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 9:53am -

Manufacturing Digital

Materials Today: News

  • Oerlikon appoints new CFO
    Oerlikon has appointed Philipp Müller as its new chief financial officer (CFO) and member of the company’s executive committee, succeeding Jürg Fedier, who will retire at the end of December 2019.According to the company, Müller has more tha…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 6:45am -
  • Evonik invests in 3D-printing start-up

    Evonik invests in 3D-printing start-up

    The implants are 3D printed with a polyetheretherketone (PEEK) polymer supplied by Evonik.Evonik Venture Capital has reportedly invested in a 3D-printing start-up in China that makes implants for neuro and spine surgery.According to Evonik, Shang…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 6:30am -
  • Composite tubing in medical show

    Composite tubing in medical show

    According to the company, its composite tubing is suitable for use in a range of medical applications.Polygon Composites Technology, which makes composite tubing, bearings, and cylinders, plans to showcase its PolyMed composite tubing for surgical ap…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 6:15am -
  • Metal 3D printing veteran joins Additive Industries
    Additive Industries says that it has appointed Lars Ryberg as its new senior sales director.Until recently Ryberg held roles covering GE Additive’s Arcam and Concept Laser businesses, and has 12 years of experience in metal additive manufacturi…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 8:00am -
  • Biesterfeld Spezialchemie acquires Norwegian distributor
    Chemical company Biesterfeld Spezialchemie says that it has acquired the Lindberg & Lund Group, an Oslo, Norway-based distribution company for adhesives, composites, electronics, oil/gas and lubricants.Lindberg was founded in 1984 and has branche…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 6:45am -
  • High temp furnace for aerospace

    High temp furnace for aerospace

    Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems has commissioned a custom high temperature box furnace line for an aerospace company in the US.Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems says that it has commissioned a custom high temperature box furnace line for an aer…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 6:45am -
  • Ceramic welding targeted with laser precision

    Ceramic welding targeted with laser precision

    This photo shows a laser-welded ceramic assembly consisting of a transparent cylindrical cap joined to a ceramic tube. Photo: Garay lab/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.Smartphones that don't scratch or shatter. Metal-free pacemakers. Electr…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • Scientists find practical way to measure conductivity of carbon nanotubes

    Scientists find practical way to measure conductivity of carbon nanotubes

    This image shows two crossed carbon nanotubes and the conductivity as a function of angle. Image: Swansea University.Scientists at Swansea University in the UK have reported a new approach to measuring the conductivity between identical carbon nanotu…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 4:59am -
  • New NCDMM director
    The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) in the US has appointed Gino Spinos as its first director of manufacturing engineering.In his role, Spinos will provide improved support to the US Army Letterkenny Army Depot and…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 12:30pm -
  • Live demos at CAMX show

    Live demos at CAMX show

    Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance will be showing live demos of vacuum infusion, resin transfer molding (RTM) and other processes during the CAMX show.Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance will be showing live demos of vacuum infusion…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 12:15pm -

Nature: Materials

Nature: Nanotechnology

  • Current-induced magnetization switching in all-oxide heterostructures

    Current-induced magnetization switching in all-oxide heterostructures

    Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 09 September 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0534-7All-electrical switching of magnetization holds promise for applications in information technologies with low power consumption. Here, current-induced spin–orb…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • A biodegradable nanocapsule delivers a Cas9 ribonucleoprotein complex for in vivo genome editing

    A biodegradable nanocapsule delivers a Cas9 ribonucleoprotein complex for in vivo genome editing

    Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 09 September 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0539-2Polymer nanocapsules, assembled around a ribonucleoprotein complex of Cas9 nuclease and a single-guide RNA, enable safe and efficient gene editing in vitro and i…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • Scientists should explore alternatives to flying

    Scientists should explore alternatives to flying

    Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 05 September 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0546-3The trade-off between necessary scientific communication and the associated CO2 footprint asks for a thorough reconsideration of our travelling habits, new insti…
    - 11 days ago, 4 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • Renal clearable catalytic gold nanoclusters for in vivo disease monitoring

    Renal clearable catalytic gold nanoclusters for in vivo disease monitoring

    Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 02 September 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0527-6Catalytic gold nanoclusters that respond to protease activity in vivo and are excreted in urine can offer a quick colorimetric tool for disease detection in reso…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • Atomically thin micas as proton-conducting membranes

    Atomically thin micas as proton-conducting membranes

    Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 02 September 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0536-5Few-layer micas show proton permeation across the sheet, exceeding that of graphene and hBN by one to two orders of magnitude.
    - 14 days ago, 1 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • Richard P. Van Duyne (1945–2019)

    Richard P. Van Duyne (1945–2019)

    Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 30 August 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0545-4Richard P. Van Duyne (1945–2019)
    - 17 days ago, 29 Aug 19, 8:00pm -
  • In situ interface engineering for probing the limit of quantum dot photovoltaic devices

    In situ interface engineering for probing the limit of quantum dot photovoltaic devices

    Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 26 August 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0526-7In situ investigation of a single nanowire/quantum dot heterojunction solar cell using a custom-designed photoelectric transmission electron microscope set-up revea…
    - 21 days ago, 25 Aug 19, 8:00pm -
  • Dielectric disorder in two-dimensional materials

    Dielectric disorder in two-dimensional materials

    Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 19 August 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0520-0Local changes of the Coulomb interaction due to external dielectric environment fluctuations present a new type of disorder in monolayer transition-metal dichalcoge…
    - 28 days ago, 18 Aug 19, 8:00pm -
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Phys.org: Material Science

Phys.org: Nanotechnology

  • Scientists create a nanomaterial that is both twisted and untwisted at the same time

    Scientists create a nanomaterial that is both twisted and untwisted at the same time

    A new nanomaterial developed by scientists at the University of Bath could solve a conundrum faced by scientists probing some of the most promising types of future pharmaceuticals.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 10:26am -
  • Significant progress made in inverse photoconductance

    Significant progress made in inverse photoconductance

    Valencia University (UV) researchers have modified the photoconductance of nanoparticles of tungsten oxide (WO3) in a controlled manner. This has potential applications in photonics and optomechanics. The results have been published in Advanced Scien…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 8:51am -
  • Engineers develop 'blackest black' material to date

    Engineers develop 'blackest black' material to date

    With apologies to "Spinal Tap," it appears that black can, indeed, get more black.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 2:00am -
  • Gem-like nanoparticles of precious metals shine as catalysts

    Gem-like nanoparticles of precious metals shine as catalysts

    A Northwestern University research team has developed a new method for making highly desirable catalysts from metal nanoparticles that could lead to better fuel cells, among other applications. The researchers also discovered the method can take spen…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • Study introduces new nanoscale vacuum channel transistors

    Study introduces new nanoscale vacuum channel transistors

    Vacuum tubes initially played a central role in the development of electronic devices. A few decades ago, however, researchers started replacing them with semiconductor transistors, small electronic components that can be used both as amplifiers and…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 9:30am -
  • Simple copper becomes an effective spintronic component thanks to molecular film

    Simple copper becomes an effective spintronic component thanks to molecular film

    Physicists have created a fabricate technique for spintronic devices. These high-performance, low-power devices have a promising future, so efficient ways to make them are highly sought after. The new fabrication method uses organic molecules that ar…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 8:26am -
  • Conductivity at the edges of graphene bilayers

    Conductivity at the edges of graphene bilayers

    The conductivity of dual layers of graphene greatly depends on the states of carbon atoms at their edges; a property which could have important implications for information transmissions on quantum scales.
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 11:11am -
  • Time-saving simulation of peeling graphene sheets

    Time-saving simulation of peeling graphene sheets

    Control of atomic-scale friction and adhesion is critical for effective manipulation of the motion of nano- or micro-meter scale objects at interfaces. For example, in nanotechnology controlling adhesion during the peeling process of graphene sheets…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 8:02am -
  • Chameleon inspires 'smart skin' that changes color in the sun

    Chameleon inspires 'smart skin' that changes color in the sun

    A chameleon can alter the color of its skin so it either blends into the background to hide or stands out to defend its territory and attract a mate. The chameleon makes this trick look easy, using photonic crystals in its skin. Scientists, however,…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 8:00am -
  • Optical vacuum cleaner can manipulate nanoparticles

    Optical vacuum cleaner can manipulate nanoparticles

    Scientists at Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with Russian and international colleagues developed the concept for constructing an "optical vacuum cleaner." Due to its optical properties, it can trap nanoparticles from the environment. Currently,…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 10:23am -
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