In a move to further develop business in healthcare markets, Air Liquide has acquired Pacific Science, a company that provides cryobiology equipment and services to biobanks.
Month: May 2009
Cryotech expands East Coast Sales Office
CSA Corporate Sustaining Member Cryotech International, Inc. has announced the expansion of their east coast sales office, including two promotions and a staff addition.
Cord Blood America makes plans for stem cell laboratory
Blood Weekly reported that Cord Blood America, Inc. is planning to either purchase or build its own cryogenic stem cell bank for the storage of multiple stem cell products.
Researchers develop new method to trap atoms on a chip
Physicsworld.com recently reported that researchers in the UK have developed a new method to trap atoms on a chip.
Cryomagnetics acquires Cryoconcept
CSA Corporate Sustaining Member Cryomagnetics announced in March 2009 that it had acquired Cryoconcept, a company based near Saclay, France.
Senate confirms six DOE nominees
From U.S. Department of Energy, May 21, 2009: This week, the Senate confirmed six DOE nominees, including Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman, Under Secretary for Energy Kristina Johnson, and Under Secretary for Science Steven Koonin.
ONR’s George Stimak named “Top Navy Scientist and Engineer of the Year”
George Stimak, a program officer at the Office of Naval Research, has been named "Top Navy Scientist and Engineer of the Year" for breakthrough research on the first-ever HTS degaussing system for US Navy ships
Spitzer Space Telescope wraps up mission
From The Associated Press, May 18, 2009: Even as one of NASA's "Great Observatories," the Hubble Space Telescope, was being repaired this past week, another such orbiting light bucket was running out of coolant and wrapping up its mission.
Niowave acquires AMAC International
CSA Corporate Sustaining Member Niowave Inc. has announced the recent acquisition of all SRF Technologies and SRF Business from AMAC International of Newport News VA.
Herschel & Planck separate successfully
The European Space Agency reported today that at 15:49 CEST, Herschel and Planck sent their first radio signals to Earth, a sign that their separation was a success.
Officials break ground for the world’s most advanced neutrino experiment
From Fermilab Office of Communication, May 1, 2009: Construction begins this month on a cutting-edge physics laboratory in northern Minnesota, supported by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
What type of MLI should be used in LOX (VJ) lines and flex hoses?
I work for ASRC Aerospace at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). We support NASA in ground support equipment (GSE) design. I have a question concerning the type of multilayer insulation (MLI) to use in LOX vacuum Jacketed (VJ) lines and flex hoses. In the past here at KSC we have only used LOX compatible materials … Continue reading What type of MLI should be used in LOX (VJ) lines and flex hoses?
CGA announces 2008 Safety Award winners
The Compressed Gas Association announced the winners of the 2008 Safety Awards at the CGA's Annual Meeting of the Members held on April 21, 2009.
Groundbreaking ceremony held for new JLab upgrade
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on April 14 to mark the beginning of construction of Jefferson Lab's $310 million 12 GeV Upgrade project.
The Daily Show visits CERN
The Daily Show visited CERN to unearth the truth behind the rumors that the world’s largest and most sophisticated science experiment will suck the Earth into a black hole.
Argonne to be home to new Energy Frontier Research Centers
President Barack Obama announced at the April 29 annual meeting of the National Academy of the Sciences that Argonne National Laboratory, a CSA Corporate Sustaining Member, is the site chosen for two new research centers.
John Stekly passed away April 3, 2009
Jon Stekly, member of the National Academy of Engineering, died April 3, 2009.