Navigation Links
Rubber in Biological Technology

Genencor Shows How Industrial Biotech Breakthroughs Contribute to the New Green Economy

... collaboration with The Goodyear Tire & rubber Company to make BioIsoprene(TM) (a synthetic rubber alternative); and collaboration with Huntsman ... alternative to a key petrochemical in synthetic rubber production. We're meeting the technical ...

Avon Protection Systems Receives NIOSH Approval for ST53 SCBA System

... Avon Protection Systems - a subsidiary of Avon rubber p.l.c. - has received NIOSH (National Institute ... General Purpose Mask program. Avon rubber p.l.c. is an international polymer engineering ... as first responders and emergency services. Avon rubber p.l.c. purchased ISI, which designs, develops and ...

Stretchable silicon camera next step to artificial retina

... camera, the researchers begin by molding a thin rubber membrane in the shape of a hemisphere. The rubber membrane is then stretched with a specialized ... electrical interconnects to delaminate from the rubber surface and form arcs, pinned on the ends by ...

FDA Clears First Medical Product Made From Yulex(R) Natural Rubber

... gloves made from U.S.-sourced guayule rubber that is naturally safe for people with Type I ... Corporation, a company that produces natural rubber found to be safe for medical devices, ... the first process for producing guayule natural rubber for medical devices. After the AIDS crisis ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kraton Polymers for Developing a New Generation of Polymer Grades Suitable for High-Speed Processing in Nonwoven Manufacture

... technology breakthroughs in tie layers, hot melt butyl sealants, isoprene rubber latex, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) alternatives, enhanced rubber segment (ERS) polymers, and newer adhesives. In the future, the company ...

Baxter to Launch GARDian(TM), a Groundbreaking Initiative That Helps Provide Continued Access to GAMMAGARD for Current Patients

... Certain components used in the packaging of GAMMAGARD S/D contain natural rubber latex. IGIV products can contain blood group antibodies that may cause ... Certain components used in the packaging of GAMMAGARD S/D contain natural rubber latex. IGIV products can contain blood group antibodies that may cause ...

Americans United for Life: Obama's Disbanding Bioethics Council Raises Troubling Questions

... said. "We have to ask why the President has disbanded this effective and well-regarded council. Is this a move toward a council that is more of a rubber stamp of his administration's priorities, rather than a group that actively debates current issues with all perspectives having a seat at the table?" ...

Solutia Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

... polymers and fibers sold under brands such as Vydyne(R) and Ultron(R); and technical specialties including the Flexsys(R) family of chemicals for the rubber industry, Skydrol(R) aviation hydraulic fluid and Therminol(R) heat transfer fluid. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in each of their market ...

New Genomatica Chemical Process Targets Ailing Ethanol Assets

... valued at $2 billion per year. MEK is a solvent used in coatings and paint, also known as butanone. MEK also acts as a processing tool for synthetic rubber and polyester resin products. Because it is expected to be cost-advantaged against traditional manufacturing techniques for MEK, with a ...

Solutia to Present at Deutsche Bank Small and Mid Cap Conference

... and fibers sold under brands such as Vydyne(R) and Wear-Dated(R); and technical specialties including the Flexsys(R) family of chemicals for the rubber industry, Skydrol(R) aviation hydraulic fluid and Therminol(R) heat transfer fluid. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in each of their market ...

Managing Risk Through Quality: Ansell Healthcare's Innovative Gammex(R) Glove Range on Display at Arab Health 2009

... in the latex formulation itself. According to us, quality powder-free latex gloves are an irreversible trend for the region." Because Natural rubber Latex (NRL) remains the recommended choice for barrier protection, Ansell Healthcare has been an early champion of powder-free latex gloves. On the ...

Bio-Tec Environmental Introduces Their New Plastic Additive Showing 45% Biodegradation of Plastics in Just 14 Days

... of more than 550° F," said John Lake CEO/President "Such high performance attributes allow for possible use in resins like ABS, nylons, rubber and numerous other demands." Bio-Tec Environmental's R&D team expects to launch a liquid form of the formulation in the second quarter ...

Protein-printing technique gives snapshots of immune system defense

... could make the ink. To test the idea, Love, visiting scientist Craig Story and their colleagues put living mouse B cells into a microengraved rubber device like the tiniest and densest of ice cube trays. There, 20,000 cells, separated into individual compartments, churned out their unique brands ...

Researchers show how to 'stamp' nanodevices with rubber molds

... have applications in computer memory and photonics and have unique properties in electronic circuits. The next step is to press down a silicone rubber mold onto a thin layer of the solution on a silicon substrate. Microscopic holes and channels in the underside of the mold effectively "stamp" the ...

2008 National Ergonomics Conference Schedule Announced, Features Four New Tracks of Programming and Focus on Corporate Sustainability and Productivity; Most Product Debuts in Expo's 14-Year History

... the ergonomics industry as a whole. Other industry leaders sharing their secrets to ergonomics success will hail from Boeing, Ford, Goodyear Tire and rubber Co., JetBlue, Liberty Mutual, Marsh, Mayo Health Systems, MHIA, Pacific Gas & Electric, Raytheon, Travelers Insurance, and many others. Topics ...

Oil palm plantations are no substitute for tropical rainforests, a new study shows

... average, fewer than one-sixth of the species recorded in primary forest were found in oil palm. Degraded forest, and even alternative crops such as rubber and cocoa, supported higher numbers of species than oil palm plantations." Even this estimate is likely to be optimistic, because forest habitats ...

Spectrum Blue Steel's fresh foreign investment at 18 Billion and the Biosphere process spark attention on a global scale

... System, every Biosphere facility that disposes tires can produce extremely high-quality carbon black. Carbon black is important filler in the rubber industry and next to titanium dioxide; it is the most important pigment in printing inks, toners, single-ply roofing, paints, and plastics. ...

CDC Immunization Advisory Committee Recommends Two New Pediatric Vaccines from GlaxoSmithKline

... events have occurred in temporal relation to receipt of a pertussis-containing vaccine. The needleless, prefilled syringes contain dry natural latex rubber and may cause allergic reactions. For children at higher risk for seizures, an antipyretic may be administered at the time of vaccination. ...

Bluestar Silicones Debuts New Soft Elastomers at Medical Device & Manufacturing East Expo

... American Healthcare Market Manager. Bluestar Silicones offers a complete range of Silbione(R) silicone technologies including LSR, high consistency rubber (HCR), gels, RTVs and specialty fluids that are formulated specifically for healthcare applications such as device fabrication, wound and scar care, ...

Solving the Z ring's mysteries may lead to new antibiotics

... of basic bacterial processes. When these single-celled microbes want to multiply, a structure called the Z ring forms, then begins to tighten like a rubber band around each bacteriums midsection. The Z ring helps to pinch the rod-shaped body into two microbial sausages that finally split apart to form ...

Foldable and stretchable, silicon circuits conform to many shapes

... away, and the plastic coating and integrated circuit are bonded to a piece of prestrained silicone rubber. Lastly, the strain is relieved, and as the rubber springs back to its initial shape, it applies compressive stresses to the circuit sheet. Those stresses spontaneously lead to a complex pattern of ...

Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids

... authors of the paper. "The materials on which we reported in Science were designed to change from a hard plastic -- think of a CD case -- to a soft rubber when brought in contact with water," adds Rowan, who has been Weder's partner on the project for almost six years. "Our new materials were tailored ...

Novel gate dielectric materials: perfection is not enough

... and the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCL says: This creates an energy well which traps the charge, just like a deformation of a thin rubber film traps a billiard ball. The resulting prediction is that at low temperatures electrons and holes in these materials can move by hopping ...

Using catalysts to stamp nanopatterns without ink

... generate microscopic patterns with light. Those patterns are then transferred to a surface by employing various biomolecules as inks, rather like a rubber stamp. Microcontact printing was first reported by Ralph Nuzzo and Dave Allara at Pennsylvania State University, and developed extensively in the ...

Fundamentals of Fermentation: Techniques For Benchtop Fermentors

... be replaced for the run, then remove it and the rubber bulb of the sampler prior to rinsing. The ... is present and in good condition. The rubber stoppers must be checked to ensure that they ... also be checked to ensure that the secured rubber stoppers in it were not displaced. Note the time ...

Analysis of Blood Serum on the Liberty Series II ICP-AES with the axially-viewed plasma

... removing the screw cap and carefully lifting the rubber stopper without removing it completely. Air was ... Long term contact between the liquid and the rubber stopper should be avoided, particularly for the ... or aluminium, to prevent contamination from the rubber stopper. Three solutions with dilution ...

Determination of N-nitrosamines in Baby Bottle Rubber Teats by Liquid Chromatography-Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry

... in baby bottle teats using APCI-MS. Six rubber nipple formulations were analyzed. Two ... of a synthetic polypropylene. The natural rubber formulations were found to have a significantly ... N-nitrosamines that have been reportedly found in rubber baby bottle teats. They are: ...

Chipping Away at Drug Development

... That is, until he gets to the better drugs, faster part of the speech. Thats where the rubber of all the science behind the Madison-based companys products is likely to hit the road, especially as the largest generation of Americans nears the ...

Academic R&D helps bring federal bucks back to Wisconsin

... a substantial sector in its own right. For example, paper manufacturing directly employs 39,100 people in Wisconsin, printing 34,700, plastics and rubber products 34,600, and construction of buildings 31,600. Those kind of job figures merit attention from state policymakers, who have it within their ...

Building sustainable cities

... their historic buildings, and weave their community's history into their destiny. Akron's emerging polymer industry, for example is a nod to its rubber city past. And Charlotte's history as a trading crossroads perfectly positions it as a 21st century banking burb. More reader response from Diane ...

Academic R&D pays for itself in jobs and economic growth

... represent a significant sector in its own right. For example, paper manufacturing employs 39,100 people in Wisconsin, printing 34,700, plastics and rubber products 34,600, and construction of buildings 31,600. State government's investment in academic R&D attracts federal aid -- an area where ...

Engineers help turn science into interactive exhibits

... and eliminate excess energy in high-end stereo speakers and are useful as liquid O-rings in situations where the friction generated by standard rubber rings is an issue. Explorers also can interact with life-sized traffic lights to compare incandescent bulbs to light-emitting diodes to learn how ...

UWM receives state funding for plastics research

... and recycled newspapers and magazines for the creation of new plastic materials. Businesses that are involved in the study include Molded rubber and Plastic Corp. , Serigraph Inc. , Sonoco Products Corp ., and The Madison Group . The complete list of awardees is at the following web ...

Polymer Degradation Mechanisms Encountered in Pyrolysis-GC/MS

... applied to unknown polymers. Whether the sample represents evidence in a forensic lab, quality-control materials in the paint, adhesives, rubber or polymer industries or an unknown material for product comparison, the original polymeric structure is revealed in the compounds present in the ...

Purification and Characterization of beta-Lactoglobulin Genetic Variants A and B Using Preparative Electrophoresis and Isoelectric Focusing

... 104 (4), 358365 (1994). 17. Mkinen-Kiljunen, S., Detection and characterization of allergens derived from cows milk and natural rubber latex, Thesis, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki, 69 (1996). 18. Duchen, K., Einarsson, R., Grodzinsky, E., ...
Other Contents
(Date:8/19/2014)... to decrease China,s increasing caesarean section rate, suggests a ... An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG) . ... rates in the world. Of 16 million babies born ... exact rate is not known, the current Chinese language ... rates ranging from 36% to 58%. However, before the ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... a monkey. It,s not a lemur. It,s not an African ... tarsier: a tiny, adorable and downright "cool" primate from Southeast ... are familiar with," said Rafe Brown, curator-in-charge at the University ... ears; an extremely cute, furry body; a long tail with ... and toe tips that look a bit like the disks ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... abstinence syndrome (NAS) secondary to in-utero opioid exposure ... than others, but the underlying reasons are not ... are turned on or off) changes have recently ... University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical ... study to identify some of these epigenetic changes ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Is China's 50 percent cesarean section delivery rate too high? 2Is China's 50 percent cesarean section delivery rate too high? 3Philippine tarsier gets boost from Kansas research, and genetic proof of a new variety 2Philippine tarsier gets boost from Kansas research, and genetic proof of a new variety 3In-utero methadone, Subutex exposure could alter gene expression, cause severe Neonatal Abstience Syndrome 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... parents are urged to become educated about eye health ... eye examined. One frequently overlooked eye condition that must ... the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show, ... young children increasing exponentially, childhood dry eye is becoming ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... DC (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Hope ... Heart, Give Hope® Celebration to be hosted in Washington, ... and Navy Club. This signature event honors the courage ... families of the fallen. Proceeds from the Got Heart, ... a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Building on growing success by ... stage iii and iv pressure ulcers with extremely ... 90%. A company spokesperson commented that these accuracy ... academic settings. The resulting capabilities can be extended ... conditions to help providers avoid financial losses while ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 Blaine Labs®, the creators ... RevitaDERM® Psoriasis Treatment to ease the redness, ... This all-in-one product was created to treat, moisturize, ... is powered by coal tar and formulated to ... effective ingredient. , RevitaDERM® Psoriasis Treatment is ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, ... all the latest information from the FDA on Sodium ... August 13, that one lot of Sodium Chloride IV 0.9%, ... due to the presence of particulate matter. Sodium Chloride ... electrolytes and as a priming solution in hemodialysis procedures. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:August is Children’s Eye Health Month, Exams Must Check for Pediatric Dry Eye 2Health News:August is Children’s Eye Health Month, Exams Must Check for Pediatric Dry Eye 3Health News:Hope For The Warriors Announces Got Heart, Give Hope Celebration in Washington, DC 2Health News:Jvion Achieves Benchmark Accuracy in Pressure Ulcer Prediction 2Health News:RevitaDERM® Psoriasis Treatment Now Available At Over 7,600 CVS/pharmacies 2Health News:Sodium Chloride IV 0.9% by Baxter Recalled: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2
Other TagsOther Tags