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Podcast Ep 14. What Does Nanotechnology Have to Do With Renewable Car Tires?

What if car tires could be made from renewable resources instead of petroleum? In this episode of the podcast, we interview Dr. Paul Dauenhauer, part of a research team from the Center for Sustainable Polymers who have developed a new chemical process to make isoprene (one of the key ingredients in car tires) from biomass such as grass or corn. 135 more words

Nanotechnology

The Catalyzing Ingredient

“Motivation is the catalyzing ingredient for every successful innovation.”

~ Clayton Christensen,
Scholar, Educator, Author, Business Consultant,
Missionary, & Co-Founder – Rose Park Advisors & Innosight

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Strong Female Isn't a Personality

According to Merriam-Webster, personality means:

  1. a :  the quality or state of being a person
    b : personal existence

  2. 2a :  the condition or fact of relating to a particular person; …

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Characterization

“You don’t know what you are saying”

   While I was watching Slacker I found some narrative threads similar to Samuel Beckett’s Murphy—beginning in the sequence that takes place with a women turning to her companion while walking and announcing “the next person who passes us will be dead within a fortnight.” This premonition is followed by the passerby seeking out a paper which reminds me of Suk’s celestial diagram in Murphy—not similar in content, but instead as a cataclysmic force. 811 more words

Globe Telecom’s ‘Cognitive Digital Agent’ powered by Infosys, Amdocs and Huawei Wins a TM Forum Catalyst Award

Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, today announced that it has been awarded in the ‘Best in Show’ category by  974 more words

Awards

All Wrapped Up – Catalyst-Containing Wax Capsules Instead of Glove Boxes

By Kevin Szkop, Symposium Coordinator for the GCI

What if you could do air-sensitive chemistry without a glove box or Schlenk line?

This is the idea behind the company XiMo, launched by Amir Hoveyda from Boston College, Richard Schrock from MIT and their co-workers. 599 more words

Green Research

The Catalysts

I was always told that if I followed my heart I could never actually do anything wrong. Well that was nice in theory, but sometimes your heart is the most vile part of your entire body, and all it does is fuck everything up. 359 more words

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