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The Strength & Safety of Lightweight Vehicles

There’s nothing lightweight about the safety of lightweighting. And although lightweighting is shown by the federal government’s own studies to be lifesaving (the EPA estimates that reducing vehicle weight...

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NARUC to Examine Key Barrier to CHP and WHP Growth

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) dispatched good news for expanded use of combined heat and power (CHP) and waste heat to power (WHP) this week, adopting...

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Now Live! A New Resource to Help Families Understand Good Chemistry

Do you know the important benefits of antimicrobials? These great products of chemistry do more than you think! Antimicrobials, also known as biocides, help prevent the growth and spread...

Have MIT Researchers Taken Us One-step Closer to Making a Shrinking Superhero Suit a Reality?

On the big screen, some of our favorite superheroes can shrink to the size of a tiny insect or toy thanks to a little Hollywood magic. But what if...

What the American Academy of Pediatrics Report Got Wrong About PFAS in Food Packaging

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP’s) recently published a flawed technical report, “Food Additives and Child Health,” that has created unwarranted concern about perfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) in food packaging.[1]...