Featured automation technology designed to help oil and gas producers increase visibility and access to enterprisewide operations
MILWAUKEE, April 21, 2016 — Rockwell Automation will showcase solutions and services designed to help oil and gas producers contain costs and increase efficiencies at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, May 2 to 5. The company will exhibit its innovative suite of process control, motor control, safety and information solutions in Booth 11307.
Oil and gas companies are consistently seeking new ways to increase efficiencies and optimize processes amid shrinking profit margins, tightening environmental regulations and emerging opera… …read more
Tropical Cyclone 20P, now named Amos, has continued to organize and strengthen in the Southern Pacific and is now threatening Pago Pago. NOAA’s GOES-West satellite captured an image of the storm on April 21 as a Flash Flood Watch continued for all islands in American Samoa. …read moreContinue reading →
Global studies have shown that women are underrepresented in some science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects and fields. Even in countries with higher gender equality, sex differences in math and technical scores persist. Now, using international data, a team of psychologists from the University of Missouri, the University of California-Irvine and the University of Glasgow in Scotland, have determined that, overall, girls experience negative emotions about mathematics that can result in avoidance of math topics. Often called “mathematics anxiety,” scientists believe that several factors other than math performance are resulting in higher mathematics anxiety in girls compared to boys. …read moreContinue reading →
Ximena Carrión Granda, a Food Engineering graduate from Ecuador, has developed edible coatings containing natural substances with antimicrobial properties in order to extend the shelf-life of fish and seafood products by two to four days due to the reduction of the growth rate of the spoilage microorganisms. This work was developed at the Department of Food Technology of the Public University of Navarre (UPNA) as part of her doctoral thesis. …read moreContinue reading →
“Sharing economy” markets have flourished recently, particularly within the field of travel and tourism. Taxi services such as Uber, dining services such as Eatwith and accommodation services such as Airbnb offer an alternative for people seeking low-cost services and direct interactions with the local community. …read moreContinue reading →