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Cyber Snooping

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Many of our readers believe that it is unethical for employers to request login information for an applicant's personal social media accounts. Do you agree?


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Can U.S. Manufacturers Remain Competitive?

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CBS recently featured The Homer Laughlin China Co. in a segment called "Fiesta: Brightening up the Table." While the report is very interesting and does a great job of portraying Homer Laughlin's commitment to quality American-made ware, one can't help but be reminded of the numerous ceramic and glass companies that sadly no longer exist in the U.S.


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How to Use the Ceramic Components Directory

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Welcome to our annual Ceramic Components Directory. To learn more about the typical performance characteristics of some ceramic materials, turn to the Material Properties Charts. While specific characteristics will vary by supplier - and, indeed, can often be tailored specifically to the application - these charts can provide some general guidelines regarding which type of ceramic material might be best suited to a particular function.


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Philanthropy Efforts

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Last week's CI CyberNews poll asked readers whether their companies participated in philanthropic programs.


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Information Access

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In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers about their preferred method for accessing/reading technical journals.


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Are Airport Scanners Safe?

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U.S. government studies have concluded that the level of radiation emitted by full-body airport scanners is safe for passengers. In last week's CI CyberNews poll, we asked our readers whether they agreed.


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Gas Price Worries

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In the last week's CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they think U.S. gas prices will exceed $9/gal this year. Do you agree with them?


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Business Travel

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The CI CyberNews CyberPoll last week focused on business travel plans for 2012. Do you expect to travel more, less, or the same amount as last year?


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Are Young Adults Suffering More?

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A recent Pew Research Center survey reported that young adults may have been hit hardest by the bad economy, as 20- and 30-somethings struggle to find jobs. In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers which age group they believe has been hit hardest. Do you agree with the majority of respondents?


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2012 Materials Handbook

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The January 2012 issue includes our exclusive annual Materials Handbook, a year-round reference tool that incorporates definitions and suppliers* for hundreds of different types of raw and manufactured materials.
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