It's Time For The Life Sciences Industry To Embrace Quality 4.0

Oxana K. Pickeral, Ph.D., MBA, is President and CEO of Sparta Systems, a Honeywell Company. getty The life sciences industry is facing unprecedented levels of change and transformation. On the bright side, the global biotechnology market surpassed $1 trillion in 2021 and is expected to grow 13.9% annually from 2022Continue Reading

Time to calibrate the impact of ESG on procurement

With the rise in importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, supply chain equipment and systems procurement is getting a bit more complicated. It starts with ESG definitions and moves on to monitoring best practices, regulating bodies and recent developments in U.S. regulations. To help boil this down, thisContinue Reading

Bacterial strains, media and batch cultures We used the wildtype strain Vibrio natriegens ATCC 14048 and Alteromonas macleodii sp. 4B03 (non-clumping variant) isolated from marine particles [8]. Strains were cultured in Marine Broth (MB, Difco 2216) and grown overnight at 25 °C. In total, 1 ml of cell culture was centrifuged (13,000 rpmContinue Reading

Reducing waste one plastic container at a time

Jason Hine refills a glass of olive oil at his shop Ditty Bag in Mystic Sunday, December 18, 2022. Hine focuses on reducing plastic waste both in his home and offers solutions and community through the store. (Sarah Gordon/The Day) Buy Photo Reprints Jason Hine at his shop Ditty BagContinue Reading

Ezzati, M. et al. Cities for global health. BMJ 363, k3794 (2018). Article  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  Glazener, A. et al. Fourteen pathways between urban transportation and health: A conceptual model and literature review. J. Transp. Health 21, 101070 (2021). Article  Google Scholar  Sowatey, E. et al. Spaces of resilience,Continue Reading

It’s high time to defuse the military carbon bomb | Environment

The annual United Nations climate talks, known as the Conference of Parties (COP), have traditionally promised much but delivered little. This year’s COP27 was no different, with most observers noting that it even backtracked on commitments made at COP26 in Glasgow. What was less observed was that the summit facedContinue Reading

Non-Stick Pans Can Release Millions of Micro and Nano Plastic Particles Over Time

Researchers from the Global Centre for Environmental Remediation and Flinders Institute of NanoScale Science and Engineering have found that broken coating on non-stick pans can release up to 2.3 million microplastics and nanoplastics when undergoing everyday use. This comes after scientists from the University of Newcastle and Flinders University developedContinue Reading

Global Technology Network Earth

Scientists have created a platform that identifies, defines, and describes the whole suit of the entire planet’s ecosystem for the first time. The research will help improve biodiversity conservation. An international multidisciplinary team of scientists led by University of New South Wales researchers has created the world’s first complete classification of ecosystemsContinue Reading

Alibaba Stock Is Down 75% From Its High. Time to Buy?

Alibaba Group Holding‘s (NYSE: BABA) stock popped 8% on Nov. 17 after the Chinese e-commerce and cloud leader posted its latest earnings report. For the second quarter of fiscal 2023, which ended on Sept. 30, its revenue rose 3% year over year to 207.2 billion yuan ($29.1 billion), which missedContinue Reading