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The HydroPack - Help is on the Way

Hydration for a World in Need
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The HydroPack™ is a single-use emergency water filter that delivers 500 milliliters of hydration from virtually any water source. When a HydroPack is dropped in a polluted source, water is filtered as it is drawn through the membrane overnight by osmosis, mixing with electrolytes and nutrient-rich powders to create a safe, flavored and life-saving drink.

Research4Life Publisher Partners Commit to Free and Low Cost Access Through 2020

18,000 resources available to the developing world via the HINARI, AGORA, OARE, and ARDI programs
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London, United Kingdom., November 14th, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The Research4Life partners announced today that they have agreed to extend their partnership through 2020. Research4Life (www.research4life.org) currently provides over 6,000 institutions in more than 100 developing countries with free or low cost access to peer-reviewed online content from the world’s leading scientific, technical and medical publishers.

GE Healthcare Breaks into Rural China

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According to new medical reforms, 850 billion yuan will be invested into the primary care market and over 750 million Chinese people will join the primary care system. Under such a policy, international medical giants such as GE Healthcare and Medtronic Inc, used to providing high-end medical devices in large cities, are planning to sink their brand channels into the second and third-tier cities, and rural areas in China with their huge populations.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Debuts Online Business Training Program for Women

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Twenty women from the Copiapó Province in Chile inaugurated the test phase of a new online business academy for women in Chile and Peru. The academy was created through a partnership between Freeport-McMoRan and the Thunderbird School of Global Business Management.

The program is called DreamBuilder: The Women’s Business Creator. It is currently being piloted in communities surrounding the Company’s mining operations in South America; Cerro Verde in Peru, and Candelaria/ Ojos del Salado and El Abra in Chile.

The State of STEM Education

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In an essay on The Huffington Post, Justina Nixon-Saintil, director of education initiatives for the Verizon Foundation, blogs about the recent Education Nation summit, where topics such as fostering interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) subjects were discussed. In the United States only 5 percent of college graduates enter the workforce with STEM degrees -- shocking compared to China at 46 percent. The remedy is to help teachers innovate the way they teach science and math so that students gain confidence and develop a passion for STEM subjects.

 

We should help teachers innovate the way they teach science and math so that students gain confidence and develop a passion for STEM subjects.
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In an essay on The Huffington Post, Justina Nixon-Saintil, director of education initiatives for the Verizon Foundation, blogs about the recent Education Nation summit, where topics such as fostering interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) subjects were discussed. In the United States only 5 percent of college graduates enter the workforce with STEM degrees -- shocking compared to China at 46 percent. The remedy is to help teachers innovate the way they teach science and math so that students gain confidence and develop a passion for STEM subjects.

 

Dan Probst of Jones Lang LaSalle Wins VERGE 25 Award for Leadership in Next-Gen Buildings

Energy and sustainability leader developed IntelliCommand facility monitoring and control solution and PEERS portfolio energy management system saving clients $100 million yearly
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SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Dan Probst, Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services at Jones Lang LaSalle, won the first-ever VERGE 25 Award in the category of Next-Gen Buildings.

GE Brillion Home Energy Systems Now Available At Sears

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Tracking and reducing home energy consumption is all the rage. As individuals look for ways to use energy more wisely, manufacturers have discovered a market for new technologies that can make conserving energy easy and maybe even a little bit fun.

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary Tankers to Use GE Drive Technology for Energy Efficient Hybrid Propulsion

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With the global naval sector looking to deploy more energy efficient vessels, GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) is supplying its electrical propulsion drive train technology for the U.K. Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s (RFA) new fleet of Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) tankers.

Chrysler Group “Women of Color” Gain Major Recognition at Annual Event

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  • The Women of Color Conference is the only multi-cultural celebration held to honor the significant achievements of women in technology
  • Awards recognize the most innovative professionals in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields for their career accomplishments despite the traditional obstacles faced by women in these fields
  • Five Chrysler Group women capture awards for excellence in managerial leadership or as technology rising stars

EnerLogic® 70 Recognized for Energy Savings & Excellence

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KINGSPORT, Tenn., November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Solutia Inc., a subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) and a global leader in performance materials and specialty chemicals, has been recognized by Architectural Products magazine’s Product Innovation Awards for the second year in a row. EnerLogic® 70 window film series won in the Solar Control and Shading/ Site-Generated Energy category.

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