Insights from BCC Research

Residential Roofing in North America: 3 Key Market Trends

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on Jun 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Residential Roofing in North America

As the most important part of any shelter or building, roofing products must be chosen carefully. Roofing materials protect the outer layer of the roof from the elements, such as rain, hail, snow, sunlight, and living things, such as algae, microbes and wildlife. Roofing materials often depend on the region where the roof is being built, the climate and the structure’s purpose. Commonly used materials for roofing applications across the globe are asphalt shingle, wood shingle, metal roofing, roofing tile, slate and many others to conform to the needs of the residents.

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Topics: Advanced Materials

The Magic of Disappearing Plastics

Posted by Allie Miszewski on Jun 18, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Biodegradable Plastic Utensils

Plastic – a material found within an abundance of everyday products ranging from water bottles to polyester clothing – is not going anywhere despite its massive presence in landfills, on the sides of roadways, and floating in oceans and lakes.

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Topics: Plastics

This Pill Swallowing You? (Part Two)

Posted by Chris Spivey on Jun 11, 2018 8:46:00 AM

Pharmaceutical Drug

It is now normal to call biotech and small pharma the innovation engines for the pharmaceutical industry. IPO and ICOs abound, as dollars from venture capital truly flood the ecosystem. In 2018, biopharma investment is having a moment. Any big fluctuation, even a positive one, makes stakeholders nervous. Some of the investors might be tourists—Amazon, Google, Apple, IBM, JP Morgan, Berkshire Hathaway and a half dozen others are new entrants, whose long term goals remain unclear. Particularly disturbing are the health insurance and supply chain changes that make headlines, such as this one.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals

This Pill Swallowing You?

Posted by Chris Spivey on Jun 4, 2018 12:04:00 PM

Pill

Urgency for an Antidote to Elephantitis

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Topics: Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals