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HBS Working Knowledge
December 3, 2012
Martha Lagace
HBS Cases: Against the Grain Dealing with pervasive, institutionalized corruption is tough but not impossible. A new case study on Tanzania joins a series of cases in professor Karthik Ramanna's research that explore the deep-seated problems of corruption as well as paths to combat it. mark for My Articles 28 similar articles
IEEE Spectrum
December 2012
Robert Creighton
The Benefits of Airborne Wind Energy Tower-mounted wind turbines dot the landscape, but airborne systems offer some surprising advantages. My company uses kites to generate electrical power from the wind. Such airborne wind-energy systems offer many advantages over standard wind turbines. mark for My Articles 87 similar articles
Chemistry World
November 29, 2012
Simon Hadlington
Olive oil coating could save York Minster Could olive oil be the answer to protecting ancient buildings from atmospheric pollutants? Researchers have developed a breathable, water-repellent coating based on oleic acid -- the main fatty acid component of olive oil. mark for My Articles 8 similar articles
Chemistry World
November 28, 2012
Laura Howes
M&S nano fears for recycled packaging UK retailer Marks & Spencers' commercial and environmental packaging manager, Andrew Speck, is reported to have said at the Paper Recycling Europe conference earlier this month that food safety concerns could stop the company using more recycled content in its food packaging. mark for My Articles 63 similar articles
Chemistry World
November 23, 2012
Andrew Turley
Record insider trading case hits pharma US authorities claim that in 2008 Mathew Martoma, a hedge fund manager, was able to avoid losses of $194 million and make gains of $82 million in response to confidential clinical trial data. mark for My Articles 113 similar articles
Chemistry World
November 23, 2012
Nuala Moran
Can the UK fund CCS? After several false dawns, two recent announcements suggest commercial-scale carbon capture and storage could finally be getting the go-ahead in the UK. mark for My Articles 139 similar articles
Chemistry World
November 22, 2012
Elinor Hughes
Fingerprints on demand An on-demand system to print artificial fingerprints has been developed by US scientists. The fingerprints could be used to ensure that detection equipment for explosives and narcotics, such as those used in airports and federal prisons, are working as expected. mark for My Articles 10 similar articles
HBS Working Knowledge
November 19, 2012
Carmen Nobel
LEED-ing by Example When a local government decides to pursue environmentally aware construction policies for its own buildings, the private sector follows suit, according to new research by Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel. mark for My Articles 77 similar articles
Chemistry World
November 15, 2012
Rebecca Trager
Obama re-election worries chemical industry Groups such as the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates and the National Association of Chemical Distributors are worried that the president's second term will feature more forceful environmental regulation. mark for My Articles 273 similar articles
Chemistry World
November 15, 2012
Harriet Gould
Is organic really organic? John Emsley's Islington Green: A Book of Revelation, should serve as an educational gem for the young, inexperienced chemist, as well as a useful tool to aid anyone's debate as to whether organic is best. mark for My Articles 24 similar articles
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