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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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Power Quality January 16, 2022

Next-generation batteries propelled by sodium ion enhancements

Duke University researchers have developed insights into the atomistic dynamics of emerging solid-state batteries to speed their evolution and move beyond lithium.

By Ken Kingery
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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Cybersecurity January 12, 2022

Hottest topics in industrial cybersecurity for 2021

By Chris Vavra, Gary Cohen, Mark T. Hoske
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Maintenance January 14, 2022

The benefits behind cycle-based PM

By Eric Whitley
Figure 1: Apart from the actual cost of the equipment needed to outfit a facility with an appropriate dust collection system, there are several key long-term costs that need to be factored into the decision.
Compressed Air January 15, 2022

How much does a dust collector really cost?

By Lisa Frank
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