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COVID-19 October 31, 2021

Nanotube-based sensor can detect COVID-19 proteins

MIT engineers have designed a nanotube-based sensor that can detect COVID-19 without any antibody and could be used for other pandemic, improving worker health.

By Anne Trafton
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Energy, Power January 18, 2022

Rubber material key fo long-lasting, safer EV batteries

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found rubber could be an alternative to conventional lithium-ion batteries.

By Georgia Institute of Technology
Figure 1: In 2017, Tate & Lyle installed a CHP system at its Loudon facility, which generates electricity and steam to power and heat the facility, resulting in a year over year reduction of around 35% in greenhouse gas emissions at the site.
Energy Efficiency January 12, 2022

CHP gains momentum in the industrial sector

At a time when utilities and independent power producers are struggling to bring new combined cycle power plants online, combined heat and power (CHP) represents an area of relative success

By Archie Robb
Multivac's automation system is designed to be flexible so food and beverage manufacturers have more options in their approach. Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Standards January 7, 2022

Action plan pledges to open up consolidated meat and poultry industries

The White House responded with $150 million to provide development of worker training, increased workplace safety and well-paying jobs.

By Family Farm Action Alliance
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AI and Machine Learning January 17, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Jan. 10-16, 2022

By Keagan Gay
Short moves in a flexible assembly line benefit from an untethered load movement option, such as an air cushion vehicle.
Material Handling January 17, 2022

Seven challenges of load movement systems

By Devin Chandler
A common technique used when attempting to free a stuck part is to apply heat. The process involves many risks and requires great skill.
Machinery and Equipment January 19, 2022

How to free seized nuts and bolts with penetrating oil

By Liza Klein
Seven keys to a compliant PSM training program for Ammonia refrigeration
Process Safety January 11, 2022

PSM compliance training according to OSHA

By Ken Philo
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Workforce Development January 16, 2022

How to improve workplace technology adoption

By Cristian Grossmann