News tagged with chain

Study: Hidden risk in supply chains

A new MIT study on supply-chain risk shows no correlation between the total amount a manufacturer spends with a supplier and the profit loss it would incur if that supply were suddenly interrupted. This counterintuitive ...

dateDec 17, 2013 in Economics & Business
shares0 comments 0

Smaller islands host shorter food chains

That smaller islands will typically sustain fewer species than large ones is a widespread pattern in nature. Now a team of researchers shows that smaller area will mean not only fewer species, but also shorter ...

dateNov 22, 2013 in Ecology
shares0 comments 0

Drawing and writing in liquid with light (w/ Video)

University of Helsinki researchers have manufactured photochemically active polymers which can be dissolved in water or certain alcohols. The new soluble, photosensitive polymer was created by doctoral student ...

dateNov 04, 2013 in Polymers
shares0 comments 0