CEP: December 2008

Unarguably, we are living in tough economic times. The U.S. stock market continues to experience massive fluctuations, and financial pundits predict that the volatility is not likely to go away any time soon...

Nanomaterials: What are the Environmental and Health Impacts?

Critical Issues
Nastassja Lewinski
As with previous emerging technologies, there have been uncertainties and concerns about the environmental and health risks associated with nanotechnology. This article reviews some of the ongoing efforts to better understand and characterize...

Find Mixing Success Through Failures - Part 2

Fluids and Solids Handling
Gary K. Patterson, David S. Dickey
Understanding when and why mixing fails in the laboratory is often the only way of avoiding a similar failure in a production-scale reactor. Here we examine mixing in stirred-tank reactors and provide guidance on scale-up.

Taming Intrapersonal Pirates of Performance

Career Catalyst
Saidas M. Ranade
Don’t let preconceived notions, preoccupation, and poor perception plunder your progress. These exercises will show you how to scuttle these scallywags, and make teamwork smooth sailing.
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