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Price Updates for Gasoline and Crude Oil

Price Updates for Gasoline and Crude Oil

For the week ending Friday, July 22, 2016, gasoline prices are continuing a downward trend due to ample fuel supplies and the declining costs of crude oil. AAA reports that gas prices have once again dropped below $2 per gallon in many parts of the country, which is something that drivers have not seen during the … Continue reading

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  • Four new elements added to periodic table The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has filled out the seventh line of the periodic table by adding four new elements. A team of scientists in Japan has been credited with the discovery of element 113, called ununtrium. Elements 115 (ununpentium), 117 (ununseptium) and 118 (ununoctium) were credited to a joint team of Russian and American scientists. CNET (1/4), National Public Radio (1/4)
  • Two South Coast Universities Take Part In Program To Help Women Advance In Engineering, Math, Science Two South Coast universities are among four campuses statewide taking part in a new push to help women advance in engineering, math, and science. UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Channel Islands, as well as UC Merced, and San Diego State are sharing a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help with what’s known as the “ADVANCE” program.  The campuses will create a collaborative research and training center for female scientists and faculty members, with a special emphasis on minority women.   Over the next five years, the universities will hold joint workshops and retreats focused on specific areas of research. http://www.kclu.org/2015/10/14/two-south-coast-universities-take-part-in-program-to-help-minority-women-in-engineering-math-science/
  • Future Topics: Updates on Zika Virus, TSCA, Fracking technolology, and Mars Rover. What is strategy? Cuba & Technology, Women Engineering PhDs, Women & Boards, and Booming Demand for Skilled Craft / Frequently Discussed Blog Topics: STEM, gas and energy related subjects, Her-Story, diversity & inclusion & unconscious bias, new product summaries, and business and work related issues
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