A comparative analysis of leading chemical assessment tools found that, when evaluating the same chemical, individual tools come to different conclusions regarding the hazard categorization of each chemical.
May 9, 2016
Such discrepancies may call into question the extent to which such tools can provide definitive and actionable information about chemical substances in consumer products without further analysis and contextual information.
Sustainability initiatives are becoming an expectation across all industries, especially construction. In fact, homebuilders report that, by 2020, more than 60% of their projects will incorporate green building materials.
California regulators are at it again. In the name of providing transparency for consumers, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEEHA) may be on the brink of creating more confusion for the public―at the expense of those doing business in the state.
Films allow sensitive electronics to be directly embedded more efficiently.
May 2, 2016
The global healthcare industry is experiencing an increase in wearable technology development, which can help improve the health of patients and lower health care costs. Wearable patches, despite still being in the early stages, hold enormous potential for the future.
Spider silk has the potential for industrial use in applications including ligament and tendon repair, advanced coatings, and bioadhesives.
May 2, 2016
Utah State University recently received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract with Salt Lake City-based Technology Holding LLC from the U.S. Army to continue research and development of spider silk manufacturing.