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New welding technology that’s 30 times quicker is maximising throughput in modern factories

A new technology is improving the efficiency of large-scale manufacturing projects by enabling firms to perform electron beam welding without a vacuum chamber. Pioneered in Britain by Cambridge Vacuum Engineering, the revolutionary EBFlow offers a flexible and efficient advanced manufacturing technology with numerous economic benefits.

PSI Services wins contract to deliver professional skills tests for teachers

PSI Services (UK) Limited (PSI), a global workforce solutions provider with over 70 years’ experience in assessment and talent measurement, today announced that it has been awarded the contract by the Department for Education to deliver the professional skills tests for prospective teachers.

The emergence of Electron Beam Welding in the nuclear industry – Is it viable?

Within the Nuclear industry welding of “thick section” components can be completed through various processes that are cost-effective, but the presence of residual magnetism in the materials has hindered the effective application of these processes. For many years the aim has been to find a suitable process that can be used more widely across the Nuclear industry. Even though output within nuclear is low, the safety critical nature of these components demands a solution.

Deep Sea in the grand aquarium Poema del Mar - an exhibition with the largest curved window in the world

The gran aquarium Poema del Mar, recently opened in the heart of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, offers its visitors a unique opportunity - a trip to the very depths of the ocean with its Deep Sea exhibition, featuring the world's largest curved window, 36 metres wide, 7.35 metres high and 39 centimetres thick.

Traditional Indian medicines can cause membranous nephropathy (MN)

An Indian working group published five cases of nephrotic syndrome caused by MN with evidence of chronic mercury poisoning due to consumption of traditional Indian medicines such as Siddha and Ayurveda. The article was published in “Clinical Kidney Journal” (ckj), an official journal of the ERA-EDTA. “As long as there are no strict quality controls for substances used in traditional medicine, we have to warn our patients: Mercury poisoning can lead to MN as well as to many other severe health problems, affecting the brain, the gut and the kidneys.”

CRUCIAL EU COPYRIGHT REFORM OBSTRUCTED TODAY BY EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: PUBLISHERS CONTINUE TO FIGHT FOR PRESS FREEDOM, PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM AND A THRIVING INTERNET

Today in Strasbourg, MEPs voted to obstruct a crucial EU Copyright Reform from progressing to the final legislative stage, succumbing to an intense lobby of MANIPULATIVE anti-copyright campaigners, US internet giants and vested interests who benefit from stealing and monetising publishers’ valuable content.

EUROSTARS GRANTS PROJECT FUNDING FOR IMMUNOMONITOR CONSORTIUM

A total grant sum of EUR 2 million has been awarded to a multidisciplinary EUROSTARS consortium. The EUROSTARS project is titled "Treatment Response Monitoring for Cancer Immunotherapies Using Immune Repertoire Analysis” and named IMMUNOMONITOR.

LANCERTO Partners With Fit Analytics to Solve Sizing for Polish Shoppers

Poland’s leading menswear label launches Fit Finder size advisor to improve customer experience and boost online conversions.

ERA-EDTA and the Japanese Society of Nephrology build on firm foundations to improve treatment for kidney patients

The ERA-EDTA and the Japanese Society of Nephrology (JSN) are delighted to announce continuing progress in their joint collaboration in the important field of mineral and bone disorder in chronic kidney disease (CKD-MBD). This serious condition affects most people as their kidney disease progresses.

Innovative Schweißtechnologie steigert Produktivität in revolutionärem Projekt für nukleare Stromerzeugung

Eine von Cambridge Vacuum Engineering (CVE) im Vereinigten Königreich entwickelte neue lokale Vakuum-Elektronenstrahlschweißtechnologie stellt heute eine bahnbrechende neue Entwicklung im Stromerzeugungssektor dar. Das EB ManPower-Projekt ist eine Kooperation zwischen CVE, U-Battery, Cammell Laird und TWI.

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