May 2014 CEP Preview

ON THE HORIZON: 3D-Printed Prosthetics Roll Off the Presses (click here to read this article now)
From implant design to scaffold development and prosthetic construction, 3D printing offers unique solutions for complex problems in the biomedical sciences.

BACK TO BASICS: An Oil Refinery Walk-Through
Although refineries may appear complicated at first glance, breaking them down into a series of units makes them easier to understand. This article describes the basic building blocks of a fuels refinery, from crude oil inlet to fuels distribution.

FLUIDS AND SOLIDS HANDLING: Developing a Strategy for Material Selection
Although corrosion resistance is of paramount importance, many factors must be considered when selecting materials of construction. Follow this four-step process to identify the appropriate material for your application.

News: Engineered Bacteria Turn Switchgrass into Jet Fuel ... Stick-On Health Tracker Twists, Stretches, and Bends ... No Corn Needed: Ethanol Is Produced from CO ... Reversing Evolution Promises Cheaper Pharmaceuticals ... Scientists Give Plants Superpowers ... Lithium-Sulfur Battery Drives the Distance ... The Sun Performs Double Duty

Plus: Letters ... AIChE Journal Highlight: Unraveling the Drying Droplet Problem ... Spotlight on Safety: Normalization of Deviation -- Identify It, Discontinue It, Prevent It ... Catalyzing Commercialization: Food-Safety Testing Gets a Much Needed Makeover ... Young Professionals Point of View: A New Graduate's Lessons Learned ... What's New ... Process Safety Beacon: Major Spills and Environmental Incidents ... Software and Information Technology ... Product Digest: Solids Handling ... Books ... Institute News: 2014 Spring Meeting and 10th Global Congress on Process Safety Wrap-up ... New AIChE Fellows ... Professional Licensure and the Industrial Exemption ... Member News ... Calendars.

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