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October 23rd, 2014

Nanoparticle Cancer Treatment Goes Straight to Tumor

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Researchers have developed a nanoparticle to deliver a melanoma-fighting drug directly to the cancer.

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October 22nd, 2014

Browse MIT’s Chemical Engineering Video Library

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Anyone with an Internet connection can tap into MIT’s Department of Chemical Engineering through the university’s video library. You’ll find videos from top faculty on a wide variety of topics.

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October 21st, 2014

Tunisia to Export Solar Energy to Europe

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One of the world’s first utility-scale solar export projects is under way in the northern African nation of Tunisia.

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October 20th, 2014

2015 AIChE CCPS Asia-Pacific Conference

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The CCPS Asia-Pacific Conference is a two-day comprehensive look at upstream and midstream operations and process safety in the Asia-Pacific region.

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October 17th, 2014

Engineers Develop One-Atom-Thick Electric Generator

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Engineers at Columbia and Georgia Tech use MoS2 to open the doors for pezioelectric generators that could turn clothing into a power source.

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October 16th, 2014

5th ICBE—International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering

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The 5th ICBE will be held January 11-14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines near Austin, Texas.

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October 15th, 2014

Recycling Startup Turns Plastics Into Oil

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One UK company has introduced technology that successfully turns mixed plastic waste into oil for heat and power plants.

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October 14th, 2014

2014 AIChE Gala

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AIChE’s 2014 Gala will be held on Friday, December 5th, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. This year’s gala centers on the theme of engineering diversity.

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October 13th, 2014

Using Pure CO2 from Flue Gases to Grow Fish Food

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Norway’s biggest seafood companies have found a new use for pure CO2. They’re planning to use it to grow algae brimming with omega-3 to enrich fish food.

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October 10th, 2014

Video Tutorial: First-Order Lead-Lag Systems

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Need help with lead-lag systems? This tutorial introduces lead lag systems, with a particular focus on first-order systems.

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