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[Breaking News] AbbVie’s $21 Billion Bid to Buy Pharmacyclics, a Cancer Drugmaker, Goes Through!

AbbVie announced Wednesday it will buy cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics in a $21 billion deal. Publicly traded AbbVie Pharmaceuticals (ABBV) that has only split from Abott Laboratories on January 1st 2013 (officially) has finally mad a move towards expansion by reached a deal to acquire the cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics (PCYC) for rouhly $21 billion, the company announced Wednesday.

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AbbVie

[Breaking News] AbbVie’s $21 Billion Bid to Buy Pharmacyclics, a Cancer Drugmaker, Goes Through!

AbbVie announced Wednesday it will buy cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics in a $21 billion deal. Publicly traded AbbVie Pharmaceuticals (ABBV) that has only split from Abott Laboratories on January 1st 2013 (officially) has finally mad a move towards expansion by reached a deal to acquire the cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics (PCYC) for rouhly $21 billion, the company announced Wednesday.

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Saturn’s Moon Titan May Host Life Thanks to Liquid Methane, Chemical Engineers Say
Astronomy

Saturn’s Moon Titan May Host Life Thanks to Liquid Methane, Chemical Engineers Say

According to a group of chemical engineers and cosmobiologists, Titan – often referred to as Saturn VI – may host conditions that would allow for life to thrive and survive on its surface. We already know that the largest Luna Saturni is only natural satellite in our Solar System that has a dense atmosphere. We also know […]

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Nanodiamonds Used to Create Hydrogen Through Detonation Synthesis
Hydrogen Production

Nanodiamonds Used to Create Hydrogen Through Detonation Synthesis

Nanotechnology never ceases to amaze me – nanodiamonds, detonation synthesis, all that trouble to make hydrogen? Sounds odd but it gets really interesting as you read the entire paper entitled “Ethanol and methanol steam reforming on transition metal catalysts supported on detonation synthesis nanodiamonds for hydrogen production.” The authoring of the paper was a collaborative […]

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Asteroid Mining Company, NASA, Will Explore Stocks of Planetary Resources After Manned Mars Mission Flight in 2020
Asteroid Mining

Asteroid Mining Company, NASA, Will Explore Stocks of Planetary Resources After Manned Mars Mission Flight in 2020

In 2010, President Barack Obama cancelled the NASA Constellation program – the United States’ return trip to the moon- but identified a new target instead.  In preparation for a manned Mars mission flight in 2020, America would travel to a near-Earth asteroid.

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Ancient Chemical Engineers and History of Chemical Engineering
Ancient Chemical Engineer

Ancient Chemical Engineers and History of Chemical Engineering

Ever since junior high, I have been a bit of a history buff with my favorite era being the ancient time and my favorite topic being the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. I never pursued this professionally nor academically past high school – with exception of some history courses at Loyola University Chicago […]

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Attorney Peter Mavrick Advice: What Should U.S. Engineers do When Looking to Work Overseas

Attorney Peter Mavrick recently was asked to render advice in connection with a chemical engineer who would be working outside the U.S. for a multi-national corporation. The legal advice involved protecting the legal and financial interest of the chemical engineer in this financial relationship. Without divulging detailed information, the following are the topics on which […]

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Chemical Engineering Jokes and Funny Stories About Engineers
Chemical Engineer Jokes

Chemical Engineering Jokes and Funny Stories About Engineers

Filed in Funny, Funny Chemical Engineering Pictures by on July 20, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1557

1) Chemical Engineers vs. Chemists Question: What’s the difference between Chemists and Chemical Engineers? Answer: Chemical Engineers get paid and Chemists teach chemistry. 2) Chemical Engineer Flirting Question: How does a Chemical Engineer flirt? Answer: “Are you made of copper and tellurium? Because you are so CuTe! 3) Bear in polar Water Question: Why did […]

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Diamond Planet

Planet Made of Diamond Twice the Size of Earth Discovered in Outer Space

Filed in Astronomy by on June 25, 2014 0 Comments • views: 222

Scientists have made a stunning discovery 40 light-years away from us in Cancer the crab constellation. A Yale University team of researchers under the leadership of Nikku Madhusudhan claim to have found a Super-Earth orbiting a star. That was back in 2012. Now, another team found an Earth-sized planet also made of diamond! The findings […]

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El Chupacabra Captured Alive in South Texas [Video]
Bizarre

El Chupacabra Captured Alive in South Texas [Video]

Filed in Bizarre News, Funny, Funny News, Interesting News, News by on April 4, 2014 0 Comments • views: 297

A live specimen of the legendary blood-sucking monster ‘El Chupacabra’ has apparently been captured by a Texas resident, CNN News reports. According to the article published by CNN, a couple from Ratcliffe, TX has spotted a freakishly looking canine munching on some corn up in a tree on their property. Texan Jackie Stock describes the […]

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Nanotechnology Courses in Chicago, IL

Ottie, one of the Chemical Engineering News readers sent in a question asking if there are  any “Chicago City Colleges that are offering nanotechnology courses directly, not through a 3rd party?” The answer, unfortunatelly, is no – at the present time there are no Nanotech classes offered by the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC). There are […]

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Curing CVI – U.S. Researcher Invents a New Organ: a Miniature Heart!

The saying ‘Need is the mother of invention’ has been proven true once again! This time it has been Q.E.D’ed by Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., a researcher from George Washington University who invented a new human organ – a mini heart. Dr. Sarvazyan needed to find a new way of delivery (return) of blood from veins […]

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Personal Injury Attorney: No Litigation in Nanotech-Linked Mesothelioma Cases

Filed in Chemical Engineering News, Mesothelioma, Nanotechnology, News by on March 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 286

Last February, I published an article investigating alleged links between carbon nanotubes, one of the wonder children of Nanotechnology, and Mesothelioma, a rare type of malignant cancer. Now, a year on, it is high time to take another look at the subject. I started by checking with a personal injury attorney – after all, if […]

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Need More Reasons to Become a Chemical Engineer? views: 295

This could be a perfect example for my “How the Science Changed my Life” series! To be more specific, this article could read How Science Changed Kyle Bishop’s Life – or at least his bank account that just went up by $437,000 from a National Science Foundation award – congratulations Dr. Bishop!

[Breaking News] AbbVie’s $21 Billion Bid to Buy Pharmacyclics, a Cancer Drugmaker, Goes Through! views: 180

AbbVie announced Wednesday it will buy cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics in a $21 billion deal. Publicly traded AbbVie Pharmaceuticals (ABBV) that has only split from Abott Laboratories on January 1st 2013 (officially) has finally mad a move towards expansion by reached a deal to acquire the cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics (PCYC) for rouhly $21 billion, the company announced Wednesday.

Saturn’s Moon Titan May Host Life Thanks to Liquid Methane, Chemical Engineers Say views: 194

According to a group of chemical engineers and cosmobiologists, Titan – often referred to as Saturn VI – may host conditions that would allow for life to thrive and survive on its surface. We already know that the largest Luna Saturni is only natural satellite in our Solar System that has a dense atmosphere. We also know […]

Nanodiamonds Used to Create Hydrogen Through Detonation Synthesis views: 150

Nanotechnology never ceases to amaze me – nanodiamonds, detonation synthesis, all that trouble to make hydrogen? Sounds odd but it gets really interesting as you read the entire paper entitled “Ethanol and methanol steam reforming on transition metal catalysts supported on detonation synthesis nanodiamonds for hydrogen production.” The authoring of the paper was a collaborative […]

Asteroid Mining Company, NASA, Will Explore Stocks of Planetary Resources After Manned Mars Mission Flight in 2020 views: 727

In 2010, President Barack Obama cancelled the NASA Constellation program – the United States’ return trip to the moon- but identified a new target instead.  In preparation for a manned Mars mission flight in 2020, America would travel to a near-Earth asteroid.

Ancient Chemical Engineers and History of Chemical Engineering views: 267

Ever since junior high, I have been a bit of a history buff with my favorite era being the ancient time and my favorite topic being the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. I never pursued this professionally nor academically past high school – with exception of some history courses at Loyola University Chicago […]

Attorney Peter Mavrick Advice: What Should U.S. Engineers do When Looking to Work Overseas views: 188

Attorney Peter Mavrick recently was asked to render advice in connection with a chemical engineer who would be working outside the U.S. for a multi-national corporation. The legal advice involved protecting the legal and financial interest of the chemical engineer in this financial relationship. Without divulging detailed information, the following are the topics on which […]

Chemical Engineering Jokes and Funny Stories About Engineers views: 1557

1) Chemical Engineers vs. Chemists Question: What’s the difference between Chemists and Chemical Engineers? Answer: Chemical Engineers get paid and Chemists teach chemistry. 2) Chemical Engineer Flirting Question: How does a Chemical Engineer flirt? Answer: “Are you made of copper and tellurium? Because you are so CuTe! 3) Bear in polar Water Question: Why did […]

Planet Made of Diamond Twice the Size of Earth Discovered in Outer Space views: 222

Scientists have made a stunning discovery 40 light-years away from us in Cancer the crab constellation. A Yale University team of researchers under the leadership of Nikku Madhusudhan claim to have found a Super-Earth orbiting a star. That was back in 2012. Now, another team found an Earth-sized planet also made of diamond! The findings […]

El Chupacabra Captured Alive in South Texas [Video] views: 297

A live specimen of the legendary blood-sucking monster ‘El Chupacabra’ has apparently been captured by a Texas resident, CNN News reports. According to the article published by CNN, a couple from Ratcliffe, TX has spotted a freakishly looking canine munching on some corn up in a tree on their property. Texan Jackie Stock describes the […]

Nanotechnology Courses in Chicago, IL views: 286

Ottie, one of the Chemical Engineering News readers sent in a question asking if there are  any “Chicago City Colleges that are offering nanotechnology courses directly, not through a 3rd party?” The answer, unfortunatelly, is no – at the present time there are no Nanotech classes offered by the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC). There are […]

Curing CVI – U.S. Researcher Invents a New Organ: a Miniature Heart! views: 357

The saying ‘Need is the mother of invention’ has been proven true once again! This time it has been Q.E.D’ed by Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., a researcher from George Washington University who invented a new human organ – a mini heart. Dr. Sarvazyan needed to find a new way of delivery (return) of blood from veins […]

Personal Injury Attorney: No Litigation in Nanotech-Linked Mesothelioma Cases views: 286

Last February, I published an article investigating alleged links between carbon nanotubes, one of the wonder children of Nanotechnology, and Mesothelioma, a rare type of malignant cancer. Now, a year on, it is high time to take another look at the subject. I started by checking with a personal injury attorney – after all, if […]