testing

  • Testing to the highest standards

    22 July 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    You may not be aware that your mobile phone or your tablet will have undergone a series of stringent tests before commercialization. These tests are designed to make sure that electrical or electronic devices can...
  • Health and environment at risk

    15 May 2019 by Claire Marchand
    The incident at the Lubrizol chemical plant in Rouen, France, is a powerful reminder that the most drastic safety measures are a must in explosive (Ex) environments.
  • Have you taken your medication today?

    15 May 2019 by Claire Marchand
    As far back as 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that only about 50% of patients with chronic diseases living in developed countries follow treatment recommendations with particularly low rates of...
  • How secure is your medical device?

    15 June 2018 by Antoinette Price
    In 2007, when cautious doctors replaced a former US Vice President’s heart defibrillator, a battery-powered device placed under the skin to monitor heart rate, they modified it so it couldn't be hacked by terrorists, by...
  • A new era for solar PV

    15 February 2018 by Antoinette Price
    The International Energy Agency (IEA) Renewables 2017 Report highlights that new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity grew globally by 50% in 2016, reaching over 74 GW. It also notes the significant point that for the first...

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