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Issue 02/2019

Women still gotta fight!

Still a long way to go for women in tech fields

Women are still underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 29% of those in science research and development are women, with a low of 19% in South and West Asia and a high of 48% in Central Asia. Europe and North America are at 32%. 

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Issue 06/2012

Electroheating: clean and energy-efficient

Find it in everything from metals to food

Electroheating, the high-power heating of material using electrical energy, is widespread in many industrial sectors. It is used for processing elements ranging from metals to glass, ceramics, polymers and natural fibres. It is also widely employed in the food industry. In general it is more energy efficient than other industrial processes relying on fossil fuels as well as being significantly cleaner and offering better quality finished products as temperatures can be more precisely controlled.