Latest Walter McCrone Stories

2014-07-09 23:05:05

Company meets international quality standards for contract testing laboratory. Westmont, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 McCrone Associates, Inc. has received third party accreditation that signifies their laboratory meets international quality standards for a contract testing laboratory. The ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard, developed by the International Organization for Standardization, outlines the quality and business processes, as well as the technical requirements to consistently deliver...

2012-02-20 12:05:00

Schumacher to serve a two-year term on Executive Council Westmont, IL (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 McCrone Associates, Inc.´s senior research scientist, Elaine Schumacher, was elected to the Executive Council of the Microanalysis Society (MAS), and will serve a two-year term (2012-2014) as one of six directors. “I strongly support the ongoing efforts of MAS to define its role in the evolving world of microanalysis and its relationship with the Microscopy Society of America (MSA)...

2011-01-29 00:02:17

Promotes Executives at McCrone Associates and McCrone Microscopes & Accessories Westmont, IL (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The McCrone Group, Inc. (TMG) promoted David A. Wiley, formerly Vice President and Director of Information Technology, to the position of President of McCrone Associates, Inc. (MA). MA is the analytical services division of TMG, a leader in materials analysis and internationally recognized as the premier microscopy resource. He will be responsible for MA's business...

2009-04-11 09:58:38

A prominent U.S. chemist who pronounced the Turin Shroud a fake came to believe it could have been the burial cloth of Jesus, a television documentary says. Ray Rogers, a chemist from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, helped lead the Shroud of Turin Research Project in 1988. Radio carbon-dating conducted in 1988 on threads of the shroud dated the making of the cloth to hundreds of years after the death of Jesus. Those threads, however, proved to be part of a repair made to...

2009-02-18 07:07:00

WHAT: The National Academy of Sciences will release a report on the scientific shortcomings and policy changes that could improve the forensic sciences. The report, "Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward," reviews the state of the forensic techniques--fingerprinting, firearms identification and analysis of bite...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.