CEP: May 2011 This month, CEP Magazine delves into the world of nanotechnology and its potential for major advances in medicine, productivity, sustainability, and quality of life. Included this month: a downloadable primer to nano-objects, covering common shapes, sizes, and compositions. Editorial With two brothers over six feet tall (while I barely reach 5-ft, 2-in.), I hear more than my fair share of "short"jokes. My retort is a paraphrase of the old adage: good things come in short packages... Read More Share Nanotechnology: From Discovery to Innovation and Socioeconomic Projects May2011On The HorizonMihail C. RocoNanoscale science and engineering continue to evolve from a scientific novelty to a broad-based technology with potential to transform medicine, productivity, sustainability, and quality of life. Nanotechnology: A Guide to Nano-Objects May2011On The HorizonSravani Gullapalli, Michael WongRapid change in the field of nanotechnology can make it hard to keep track of the latest nanomaterial developments. Here's a primer on the most common shapes, sizes, and compositions of nano-objects. Addressing Combustible Dust Hazards May2011Back To BasicsMichelle Murphy, Molly R. Myers, Judy PerryFacilities that handle or generate dusts are at risk for explosions and flash fires. Follow this approach to understand and mitigate your combustible dust hazards. Implementing an IACS Patch-Management Program May2011Information TechnologyKevin StaggsMaintain state of the art industrial automation and control systems (IACS) by using these steps to support an effective patch management program and implement it with minimum risk. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine? It’s easy to request permission to reuse content. Simply click here to connect instantly to licensing services, where you can choose from a list of options regarding how you would like to reuse the desired content and complete the transaction.