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VOLUME -24 NUMBER 12
Publication Date: 12/1/2009
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Solar Energy Comes in Many Flavors


The U.S. rooftop solar industry is, at the moment, famously in a slump. When business picks up again, the U.S. will be in a position — perhaps — to begin to catch up with Europe in rooftop solar power generation.
Europe has the advantage of very generous governmental incentives for homeowners to install solar. As Raju Yenamandra, head of sales for North America for SolarWorld USA...
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Nanoparticles + RF Kill Cancer Cells

Gaithersburg, MD — A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) studying sugar-coated nanoparticles for use as a possible cancer therapy has uncovered a delicate balancing act that makes the particles more effective than conventional thinking says they should be. Just like individuals ...Read More
Manufacturing: An American Dream

Rockford, IL — Achieving the American dream doesn't have to mean going to law school, medical school or even a traditional four-year college. There is a growing interest among young people to fulfill their career goals in an important and rewarding industry — manufacturing.Read More


 
 
WACKER POLYMERS to Raise Prices for Dispersions and Polyvinyl Alcohol Solutions in Europe
MUNICH, GERMANY - WACKER POLYMERS is to raise its prices for dispersions of the VINNAPAS® and VINNOL® brand as well as for polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) solutions of the POLYVIOL® brand in Europe. Effective July 15, 2017, prices will be raised by up to €70 per ton, or as customer contracts allow.
 

Micron and SEMI Partner to Host High Tech U in Silicon Valley
 (Center front): Ajit Manocha, president and CEO of SEMI and Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO of Micron with SEMI High Tech U students.
MILPITAS, CA - The SEMI Foundation and the Micron Technology Foundation announced their partnership this week to deliver the 213th SEMI High Tech U (HTU) program which kicks off in earnest today at Micron’s facilities in Milpitas. Forty students from local high schools are attending the three-day science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program.

 
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