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Public Release: 16-Nov-2018
DOE grant aimed at improving process to reduce nuclear fuel waste
An $800,000 grant from the US Department of Energy will allow Penn State researchers to investigate a new approach for removing rare-earth fission products from the molten salt baths where used nuclear fuel is electro-refined to recycle uranium and minimize nuclear waste.
US Department of Energy

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
Penn State

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Public Release: 16-Nov-2018
Geochemist E. Bruce Watson recognized for eminence in mineralogical research
The Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) has recognized E. Bruce Watson, a geochemist and Institute Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with its highest honor, the Roebling Medal, bestowed for scientific eminence in the broad field of mineralogical science.

Contact: Mary Martialay
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Public Release: 16-Nov-2018
'Religious policy in Germany lacks a concept'
New general volume Religionspolitik heute (Religious Policy Today) brings together for the first time positions on religious policy from the academic world, from politics, as well as from religious communities and other groups with a particular worldview -- contributions on fundamental questions of religious policy, current conflicts, and possible solutions -- "The building of mosques, the headscarf, the crucifix, employment law, antisemitism: we should no longer stumble into conflicts unprepared."

Contact: Simon Camp
Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics"

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