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This milestone of chemistry marked its 150th birthday this month. Read about the earliest existing copies, learn who's in charge of the current official version, and more.
Get recommendations from fellow chemical engineers for science podcasts and share your own personal favorites.
Headlines boast liquid water, potential for life, and successful unmanned missions, but manned travel to Mars will require an enormous amount of work—and many chemical engineers.
Life-long learning is critical to acquiring the skills for a successful career in chemical engineering.
AIChE joins 3,000+ STEM exhibitors to share with grade school students what chemical engineers do and how they contribute to society and the workforce.
Hear why chemical engineers need to get involved in tissue engineering and learn about some of the key insights for bioengineers.
The astute process engineer loves building stream tables in Excel. They find nothing so satisfying. Their enthusiasm is squandered, though, as they start using the data in further calculations.
AIChE and member volunteers from the Northern California (NorCal) Local Section will take part in one of the U.S.'s largest K-12 outreach events, when AIChE hosts an exhibi
Good news for NASA and for all of us interested in continued space exploration: the new NASA budget allots $55 million for the development of a space habitation module.
After dropping hints about a new product launch for months, when CEO Elon Musk walked on stage at the Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, California, he faced a revved-up crowd of tech reporter
Engineers at Columbia and Georgia Tech use MoS2 to open the doors for piezoelectric generators that could turn clothing into a power source.
Silently racing around a 4.2 km track in Australia, the Sunswift smashed the old record of 73 km/h (45 mph) by averaging 100 km/h over a distance of 500 km.
Newly developed liquid crystals that can be manipulated by external magnetic fields may open the door for the next generation of device displays and more.
This month, after spending five months doing the final hookups, Royal Dutch Shell started production at its Olympus platform, the company's largest floating deep-water platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Catch up on graphene basics and on some of the exciting things happening in the world of graphene with this short primer.
Computing and communication networks have become a ubiquitous “cyberinfrastructure” for our personal and professional ChE lives.
Want to navigate the solar system without having to buy that expensive spacecraft? Jon Nguyen demos Eyes on the Solar System, free-to-use software from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory that was create for exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and spacecraft that rotate around our sun in real-time.
TED Fellow Lucy McRae is a body architect -- she imagines ways to merge biology and technology in our own bodies.
Cato T. Laurencin, director of the Institute for Regenerative Engineering at the UConn Health Center, has been recognized in National Geographic's issue among "Scientific Discoveries that Changed the World" for his work in regenerative medicine.
Ted Talks presents Erica Frenkel, a program officer at UAM Global, the company that offers a cost-effective scaleable solution for putting anesthesia machines that works in rugged environments often associated with developing countries. The machine is in 13 hospitals and 4 countries and new partnerships with NGOs will likely increase that number. Watch the video
Drew Berry, a 2010 MacArthur fellow, is a biomedical animator who creates scientifically accurate and stunning animations to illustrate how molecules in our cells move and interact. At the TEDxSydney conference, in May of 2011, Drew Berry showcased his animations that help researchers see unseeable processes within our own cells.
Researchers, students, government officials, and nonprofit and business leaders from Minnesota and across the nation attended E3 2010, Tuesday, November 30 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. This year’s conference focused on the intersection among innovative technologies and policies, environmental benefits, and emerging market opportunities in the renewable energy sector.
The MacArthur Genius Awards are awarded every year to people pursuing visionary ideas in the sciences and arts. They are given $500,000, no-strings-attached. See 2010 winners.
This is a question that Sugata Mitra, a professor and scientist set out to answer based on the premise that there are places on earth, in every country, where, for various reasons, good schools cannot be built and good teachers cannot or do not want to go.
This fascinating video shows highlights of the experiments conducted in India, South Africa, and Italy.
The race to replace fossil fuel created a media superstar.
American corn-based Ethanol captured the public's imagination. Cue the financial red carpet! Agribusiness, Wall Street and the Media conjured an Iowan Ethanol-rabia, and corn was king. Until a commodity bubble in 2007 and 2008 helped cause the infamous Mexican tortilla riots.