Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Free download until Sept. 10! Northern Great Plains Lipid Conference articles in Lipids

This topical collection in Lipids from the 2015 Northern Great Plains Lipid Conference (NGPLC) is featured on a Springer Chemistry Special Issues site. All articles are now available for a free download until September 10, 2016. Some of the papers are full research articles, while others are timely, topical reviews focused on lipid biochemistry and metabolism. Lipids plans to publish papers from the 2016 NGPLC in mid-2017. Many AOCS members and meeting presenters have contributed to the new conference, as explained in this editorial.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Podcast: World Conference on Fabric & Home Care

Keith Grime details what is in store for attendees including; conference development, topics and trends that will be addressed, and the diversity of the world-class presenters  including executives, academia, and authors. The conference theme, Reinventing for the New Normal, reflects the need to discuss our commerce and technology decisions in light of the profound shifts that impact all businesses worldwide. Insights will be offered on topics such as:

  • Big Data
  • Design Driven Innovation
  • Disruptive Appliances, Circular Economy
  • Death of Ownership
  • Frugal Innovation
  • Smart Homes
  • Digital Strategies. 

With the fresh new feel, there are also several new features including an Executive Forum on Resources and Innovation, a Technology Showcase, and interpretation of presentations into Mandarin. The exhibition has also grown and will create a hub for creating connections. Listen Now. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The case of yellow mealworm oil, monitoring, and rapid analysis all in the July/Aug issue of Inform

Insect oils and fats are already used as ingredients in feed. The July/August issue of Inform considers whether dry fractionation could make insect oils more versatile for food applications. This issue also reviews technologies based on vibrational spectroscopy that can continuously monitor edible oil parameters on the production line, and takes a look at matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry (MALDI MS) and its applications in edible lipids analysis. 

View, read, and share the digital edition of Inform magazine by clicking the link to the current issue. Bookmark it now! 

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Top 5 Visited pages at LipidLibrary.com

In the past year (June 2015 - June 2016), over 200,000 individuals visited the AOCS Lipid Library website looking for various resources related to lipid science and technology. Find out what others were most interested in by viewing the list of the top five visited pages on this open access site:
1.       Lipid Library homepage