Custom Chemical Manufacturing Demands Effective cGMP Services

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Custom chemical manufacturing companies who provide products used in the pharmaceutical, food, and cosmetics industries are all governed by the same cGMP, or current Good Manufacturing Practices, as the industry customers they serve. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established and regulates these guidelines, setting the standards for how a company manufactures its products and […]

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Swabs or Stubs? It’s Not Even A Question

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Gunshot Residue Analysis Gunshot residue (GSR) has long been collected during criminal investigations.  Currently, the standard method for collecting primer GSR is using adhesive stubs which can then be analyzed via scanning electron microscopy (SEM).  Prior to SEM analysis, the most common method of analyzing primer GSR was atomic absorption which utilizes cotton swabs for […]

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RJ Lee Group Signs Licensing Agreement for Technology that Turns Tires to Carbon Black

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  • 1:35PM Nov 04, 2015
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RJ Lee Group, Inc., a scientific consulting laboratory in Monroeville, Pa., has signed a licensing agreement with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for technology that converts waste rubber, such as used tires, into carbon black composites. Developed by ORNL’S Amit Naskar, Parans Paranthaman, and Zhonghe Bi, this innovative technology could introduce […]

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Webinar Series Transcripts – Gunshot Residue Analysis for Law Enforcement

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  • 2:45PM Mar 10, 2015
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Gunshot Residue Analysis Webinar Series Transcripts Webinar #1 – “Sample Collection and Submission” Webinar #2 – “Analysis and Testimony Considerations” Webinar #1 – “Sample Collection and Submission” To download a PDF of the webinar, please click here. Presenters: Allison Murtha, Michael Gorski, Marsha Hess Date: February 25, 2015 Allison Murtha – Narrator Slide 1 Good […]

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Petrography is an important part of bridge construction

What Can Petrographic Analysis Tell You About the Condition of Concrete Structures?

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  • 3:59PM Dec 09, 2014
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According to a 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, 1 in 9 bridges in metropolitan areas are structurally deficient. The estimated investment needed to eliminate the backlog of deficient bridges by 2028 is $20.5 billion annually—that’s $8 billion more per year than currently invested. Recently, CBS addressed the topic of crumbling roads and bridges in […]

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