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Senate Science and Technology Leaders Introduce the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act

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The U.S. Senate, under leadership of the Commerce Committee’s innovation and competitiveness working group on federal science and technology research policies, along with the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, recently introduced the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act...

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Applied Materials Revolutionizes Etch With Breakthrough Selective Materials Technology

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Applied Materials, Inc. is revolutionizing etch technology with its Applied Producer® Selectra™ system, the industry's first extreme selectivity etch tool that introduces new materials engineering capabilities for continued scaling of 3D logic and memory chips.

“One of the most significant hurdles in producing advanced chips is to selectively remove a specific material without damaging other exposed materials in the multi-layer device,” said Dr...

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The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

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On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act which amends the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA), the Nation’s primary chemicals management law.

The new law, which received bipartisan support in both the U.S...

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Researchers Discover a New Method to Boost Oil Recovery

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As oil producers struggle to adapt to lower prices, getting as much oil as possible out of every well has become even more important, despite concerns from nearby residents that some chemicals used to boost production may pollute underground water resources...

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