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Academic/Research Institutions play key role in BIO convention.

Scheduled for June 23–26, 2014 BIO International Convention-® will highlight role of academia in advancement of biotechnology field. BIO Academic Zone, featured in the BIO Alliance Pavilion, is dedicated to academic and research institutions that are looking to commercialize new and innovative technology. Translational Research Forum will explore how academia and the private/public sectors can...

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Deal Secures SciFinder Access for Prague Consortium researchers.

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) announced 5-year agreement for SciFinder-® with Prague Consortium and Czech Academy of Science institutes. Terms of said agreement ensures faculty, staff, students, and other researchers at member institutions in Czech Republic's capital can access research exclusive to SciFinder. Christine McCue of CAS remarked that-  This agreement will enable consortium...

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AEM North American Pavilions help companies stand out.

Exhibit space is available in North American pavilions organized by AEM at 3 upcoming international expositions: bC India, a BAUMA CONEXPO show; BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA; and CONEXPO Latin America. Pavilions offer companies- hassle-free exhibit experience and opportunity to be located with other U.S. and Canadian exhibitors in central location with prominent country signage. Small to mid-size and...

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Registration Is Open for 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit.

As announced by BIO, registration for Livestock Biotech Summit is open to attendees and credentialed media. Event will take place September 16–18, 2014 in Sioux Falls, SD. “We are excited to open registration for this year's Summit, said BIO's David Edwards, who also noted that this event has been restructured to best spur discussion around the rapidly evolving issues facing the animal...

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FAA Proposes $547,500 Civil Penalty against Hawaiian Airlines.

Civil penalty proposed by FAA- against Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. involves alleged operation of- one Boeing 767-300 not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. Supposedly, Hawaiian operated said aircraft 5,000+ times, between July 2004 and July 2012,- when it was not in compliance with July 2000 Airworthiness Directive requiring inspections of engine thrust reverser components.- FAA...

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FAA Completes Equipment Installation for NextGen tracking system.

FAA completed nationwide infrastructure upgrade, part of Next Generation Air Transportation System, that will increase efficiency and reliability with which air traffic controllers track aircraft while simultaneously- providing pilots with more information in cockpit. Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) radio network supports- satellite-based surveillance system that tracks...

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EPA Scientist Receives PECASE Award for his innovative efforts.

Dr. Steven Thomas Purucker of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). By way of congratulations,- EPA's Lek Kadeli cited Dr. Purucker's dedication and- innovative research. Specifically, Dr. Purucker- received PECASE award for efforts in creating modeling applications that help decision-makers and scientists...

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EPA Publishes 19th Annual Report on total U.S. GHG emissions.

Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks shows- 3.4% decrease of overall U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2012 from 2011. Listed among contributing factors were decreases in energy consumption across all sectors in U.S. economy, decrease in carbon intensity for electricity generation due to fuel switching from coal to natural gas, decreased transportation sector emissions due...

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ASC promotes industry at USA Science and Engineering Festival.

On April 26–27, ASC will be participating in USA Science & Engineering Festival, which was founded by Lockheed Martin to promote science, technology, engineering, and math curriculum at all educational levels within U.S. education system. Every half hour, ASC staff will demo how to make magnets with artwork, magazines, wrapping paper, or printables using adhesives. ASC will also be promoting...

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