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  1. Dakota Access protesters face police standoff, deadline passes

    About 10 Dakota Access protesters arrested By Terray Sylvester CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 22 (Reuters) – Several dozen demonstrators, the last holdouts from a mass protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline, faced off against riot police on Wednesday as they defied a deadline to end their months-long occupation of an encampment on federal land. Police arrested […] The post Dakota Access protesters face police standoff, deadline passes appeared first on The American Energy …
  2. US Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Breaks Records

    The9billion.com - Energy 02.23 / 01:22 the9billion.com
    The growing US solar market has just had its biggest year ever. In 2016, the US market almost doubled its previous annual record for newly installed capacity, with a whopping 14,626 megawatts of solar PV (solar panels) installed within the year, GTM has reported. The growth is stunning, and it means that the United States…
  3. Next gen batteries could provide power to microsatellites, cubesats

    The size of the battery is so thin (2-3 millimeters) that it is a prime candidate for use in microsatellites, including…
  4. Citizens panel wants help to deal with Vermont Yankee sale

    Vtdigger.org - Energy 02.23 / 00:38 vtdigger.org
    The group gets some administrative aid from the state. But some argue that, with Vermont Yankee up for sale, it's time for the panel to hire its own experts. The post Citizens panel wants help to deal with Vermont Yankee sale appeared first on…
  5. Philadelphia Energy Solutions taps its COO to lead company

    Gregory Gatta to run Philadelphia Energy Solutions By Jarrett Renshaw NEW YORK, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Philadelphia Energy Solutions has tapped chief operating officer Gregory Gatta as its next chief executive officer, the refining company said on Wednesday. Gatta, 41, an investment professional who worked at various private equity firms including Basso Capital Management and […] The post Philadelphia Energy Solutions taps its COO to lead company appeared first on The American…
  6. Exxon revises down oil and gas reserves by 3.3 billion barrels

    Exxon de-booking includes entire 3.5 billion bitumen reserves at Kearl CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 22 (Reuters) – U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp has revised down its proved crude reserves by 3.3 billion barrels of oil equivalent as a result of low oil prices throughout 2016, a company filing showed on Wednesday. The de-booking includes the […] The post Exxon revises down oil and gas reserves by 3.3 billion barrels appeared first on The American Energy…
  7. ‘The tide has turned against them’: B.C. LNG projects likely stranded beyond 2020 amid global glut

    A new report suggests LNG prices will remain low well beyond 2020, further eroding Canada’s ambitions to become a prominent exporter of the super-cooled gas in coming y…
  8. Dozens defy deadline to leave Dakota Access protest camp

    Remaining Dakota Access protesters prepared for arrests By Terray Sylvester CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 22 (Reuters) – A few dozen demonstrators opposed to the Dakota Access pipeline defied a Wednesday deadline to leave a protest camp they have occupied for months to demand an end to construction of the project, saying they were prepared to […] The post Dozens defy deadline to leave Dakota Access protest camp appeared first on The American Energy…
  1. The Trump Effect: Uncertainty vs. Opportunity for Natural Products Industry Oversight

    Recent executive orders have created confusion, but pro-biz shift may present a chance for regulatory…
  2. Smart Energy Summit: A Q&A with Parks Associates President Stuart Sikes

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 02.22 / 22:50 dealerscope.com
    Parks Associates brought together more than 300 executives from the energy, service provider, and other IoT-related segments for their eighth annual Smart Energy Summit. The post Smart Energy Summit: A Q&A with Parks Associates President Stuart Sikes appeared first on…
  3. Amped Wireless Now Shipping First Tri-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender with DirectLink

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 02.22 / 20:18 dealerscope.com
    Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high power, long-range wireless solutions, is now shipping its first Tri-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender, the HELIOS-EX. The post Amped Wireless Now Shipping First Tri-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender with DirectLink appeared first on…
  4. HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset Wins Prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2017

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 02.22 / 20:18 dealerscope.com
    HyperX's Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset was honored with an iF Design Award in the headset category. The post HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset Wins Prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2017 appeared first on…
  5. Bryston Unveils the BDP-3 Digital Music Player

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 02.22 / 20:18 dealerscope.com
    Bryston's new BDP-3 digital media player is a "reference quality entertainment hub" capable of reading virtually all digital file formats and resolutions. The post Bryston Unveils the BDP-3 Digital Music Player appeared first on…
  6. Heathy INSIDER Podcast 38: The Advantages of Ashwagandha

    Research on Ashwagandha shows it helps reduce stress and inflammation in the body, leading to a slew of other health benefits from sleep to sports nutrition, cognitive health, sexual function and more. However, ensuring the Ayurvedic herb is potent, safe and properly harvest is at the root (pun intended) of concern for supplement brands that…
  7. Inflation showing up in online sales

    Consumeraffairs.com - Consumer 02.22 / 15:06 consumeraffairs.com
    Adobe's Digital Price Index shows big late-year price hikes By Mark Huffman of ConsumerAffairs February 15, 2017 The government's latest measure of inflation at the wholesale level saw a significant jump in January. While the Labor Department has yet to report on the latest inflation number at the consumer level, Adobe's Digital Price Index (DPI) suggests consumers are paying more for things than they were last year, at least when they shop online. The DPI tracks $7.50 out every $10…
  8. Runner Margaret Adeoye joins Sealy campaign

    Furniturenews.net - Consumer Goods 02.22 / 14:07 furniturenews.net
    Sealy UK has teamed up with British Olympian and Linford Christie protégée, Margaret Adeoye, to support her as she competes at the highest level. Making her Olympic debut at the London 2012 Olympics representing Great Britain in the 200m, Margaret is no stranger to the demands of training and performing under extreme pressure time and time a…
  1. Earth Friendly Products Celebrates #50YearsofGreen50 for the Environment and the Family at Natural Products Expo West

    Greenlivingguy.com - Environment 02.23 / 04:07 greenlivingguy.com
    Cypress, CA (February 14, 2017) – Earth Friendly Products, the maker of ECOS™ environmentally friendly cleaning products, is marking its 50th anniversary of providing safer, plant-powered cleaning products to people around the world. The family-owned and –operated company is celebrating this important milestone at Natural Products Expo West on March 8–12, 2017, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. To coincide with its 50th anniversary, Earth Friendly Products will showcase it…
  2. 3 Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning Solutions

    Greenlivingguy.com - Environment 02.23 / 04:07 greenlivingguy.com
    Everyone wants a clean home, but there shouldn’t have to be a environmental cost to live in comfort. Traditional products used to keep bathrooms and kitchens spotless are effective, but they also feature a litany of chemicals and materials that are harmful to the environment and sometimes even your health. Today’s green-living enthusiasts are unwilling to put up with such tradeoffs — and nowadays nobody has to. Even mass-market companies are offering... Read M…
  3. Energy Conservation in the Home! How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

    Greenlivingguy.com - Environment 02.23 / 04:07 greenlivingguy.com
    I’ve written before that: When you think of green energy technology, you might think of things like wind mills, solar panels, or biofuels. While these advancements are certainly at the forefront of green energy, technology like computers, processing chips and electronic safety systems are also doing important work in maintaining the efficiency of such systems. Bottom line, energy efficient actions is a renewable energy.  For example: •  Making the switch to LEDs,... Read M…
  4. What’s the Average Cost of Solar Across the US, With a Focus on New York and California? The Green Living Guy Investigat

    Greenlivingguy.com - Environment 02.23 / 04:07 greenlivingguy.com
    Solar has gone from being an expensive rarity to a common sight on rooftops in many places across the country. As a result, homeowners have switched from asking if solar is actually worth it to how much it costs.  Unfortunately, determining how much solar would actually cost for your home isn’t simple. To give homeowners a better idea of true prices out there, Green Living Guy decided to do some research!  First... Read M…
  5. Judge strikes down class-action certification for Lunada Bay Boys lawsuit

    Presstelegram.com - Environment 02.23 / 03:32 presstelegram.com
    In a blow to plaintiffs accusing a group of Palos Verdes Estates surfers of operating as a criminal gang, a federal court judge this week denied the case class-action status.The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge James Otero rejected plaintiffs' arguments that thousands of people have been adversely affected by the behavior of the surfers, known as the Bay…
  6. Voters must choose who can best address Paramount's air-quality crisis

    Presstelegram.com - Environment 02.23 / 03:32 presstelegram.com
    PARAMOUNT >> For years, several metal companies released unhealthful emissions into the air of this working-class city. Others operated without permits issued by air-quality watchdogs intended to protect the community's health. Who is to blame? That's the question at the center of the volatile March 7 City Council election in this town of…
  7. 4 vie for 2 Paramount City Council seats amid city's air pollution crisis

    Presstelegram.com - Environment 02.23 / 03:32 presstelegram.com
    Paramount, a city that has not had much in the way of competitive elections in its recent history, has four candidates running for two City Council seats while the city is in the midst of an environmental crisis.The election, scheduled for March 7, is taking place in the context…
  8. Greens launch ads against two GOP senators for Pruitt votes

    Thehill.com - Environment 02.23 / 02:35 thehill.com
    An environmental group is launching an advertising campaign against two Senate Republicans who voted to confirm Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt last week. The ads target Sens. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) and Jeff …
  1. Idaho sanctuary cities bill opposed by farm groups rewritten

    Capital Press - State 02.23 / 00:51 capitalpress.com
    A bill that some Idaho farm groups believe could have had a negative impact on the industry’s immigrant labor force has been…
  2. Study finds consumers willing to pay more for 'all-natural' labeled foods

    Eurekalert.org - Agriculture  02.23 / 00:13 eurekalert.org
    (Institute of Food Technologists) A study published in the Journal of Food Science found that expectations of product quality, nutritional content and the amount of money consumers were willing to pay increased when consumers saw a product labeled 'all-natural' as compared to the same product without the…
  3. Widely accepted vision for agriculture may be inaccurate, misleading

    Eurekalert.org - Agriculture  02.23 / 00:13 eurekalert.org
    (Penn State) 'Food production must double by 2050 to feed the world's growing population.' This truism has been repeated so often in recent years that it has become widely accepted among academics, policymakers and farmers, but now researchers are challenging this assertion and suggesting a new vision for the future of…
  4. The genetics behind being Not Like Daddy

    Eurekalert.org - Agriculture  02.23 / 00:13 eurekalert.org
    (EMBO) A common strategy to create high-yielding plants is hybrid breeding. However, getting the inbred lines in the first place can be a hassle. In maize, the use of so-called 'haploid inducers' provides a short cut to this cumbersome procedure, allowing to produce inbred lines in just one generation. A study by Laurine Gilles and colleagues, published today in The EMBO Journal, sheds light on the genetics behind haploid…
  5. Head of ag group blasts governor’s income tax cut plan

    As state legislators consider Governor Pete Ricketts’ plan to reduce income taxes, the president of the Nebraska Farmers Union is speaking out against the measure. John Hansen says the bill doesn’t address the biggest need for the state’s farmers and ranchers, which is property tax relief. “We’re facing a $900-million deficit and likely, when we [&#…
  6. USApple kicks off ‘Apple Madness’ tournament

    FGN - News 02.22 / 21:11 fruitgrowersnews.com
    To celebrate National Nutrition Month, the U.S. Apple Association is encouraging apple lovers to join the “Apple Madness” bracket tournament – a five-week, five-round online competition spotlighting 32 apple varieties and health facts. Launching Feb. 22 and continuing through March 31, apple fans can visit the official 2017 Apple Madness bracket at www.usapple.org/applemadness to vote […] The post USApple kicks off ‘Apple Madness’ tournament appeared first on Fruit Growe…
  7. Producers may get a break from ‘drought to deluge’ weather

    Capital Press - Ag Sectors 02.22 / 21:10 capitalpress.com
    A noted Southern Oregon viticulture climatologist says we should be headed to more normal weather patterns this…
  8. Washington dairies, environmentalists appeal Ecology’s manure rules

    Capital Press - Ag Sectors 02.22 / 21:10 capitalpress.com
    Washington dairy industry and environmental groups file separate legal challenges to Department of Ecology's new rules for storing and spreading…
  1. Saving Government Climate Data: NASAWatch on PBS NewsHour

    Spaceref.com - 02.23 / 02:37 spaceref.com
    Keith Cowing, editor of NASAWatch appeared tonight in a PBS NewsHour segment titled "How scientists are scrambling to safeguard vital environmental…
  2. Neural networks promise sharpest ever images

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 02.23 / 01:19 eurekalert.org
    (Royal Astronomical Society) Telescopes, the workhorse instruments of astronomy, are limited by the size of the mirror or lens they use. Using 'neural nets', a form of artificial intelligence, a group of Swiss researchers now have a way to push past that limit, offering scientists the prospect of the sharpest ever images in optical astronomy. The new work appears in a paper in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical…
  3. Neural networks promise sharpest ever images

    Phys.org - Astronomy 02.23 / 00:51 phys.org
    Telescopes, the workhorse instruments of astronomy, are limited by the size of the mirror or lens they use. Using 'neural nets', a form of artificial intelligence, a group of Swiss researchers now have a way to push past that limit, offering scientists the prospect of the sharpest ever images in optical astronomy. The new work appears in a paper in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical…
  4. Star found with record seven Earth-size planets

    Spaceflightnow.com -Space 02.22 / 23:47 spaceflightnow.com
    Astronomers have discovered seven roughly Earth-size planets very close to a cool dwarf star some 39 light years from Earth, including three orbiting in the star's habitable zone where liquid water, a key ingredient for life as it's known on Earth, could be present, researchers announced…
  5. SpaceX waves off space station cargo delivery for a day

    Spaceflightnow.com -Space 02.22 / 23:47 spaceflightnow.com
    SpaceX's Dragon supply ship, loaded with nearly 5,500 pounds of cargo and experiments, aborted an approach to the International Space Station on Wednesday after encountering a problem in its GPS navigation…
  6. Soyuz blasts off on Russian resupply run to International Space Station

    Spaceflightnow.com -Space 02.22 / 23:47 spaceflightnow.com
    A Russian Soyuz booster blasted off from a snow-covered launch pad in Kazakhstan on Wednesday with nearly 6,000 pounds of fuel, water and supplies for the International Space…
  7. After Making History In Space, Mae Jemison Works To Prime Future Scientists

    Npr.org -Space 02.22 / 23:47 www.npr.org
    For the first African-American woman in space, her path to spaceflight and beyond includes trying to pave the way for more girls of color to follow in her…
  8. Planet 9 Can’t Run Forever. Two Asteroids Give Up Some Clues

    Universe Today - News 02.22 / 23:40 universetoday.com
    Last year, Caltech astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin found indirect evidence for the existence of a large planet in the outer reaches of our Solar System — likely located out past Pluto — and since then, the search has been on. The latest research continues to show signs of an unseen planet, the hypothetical […] The post Planet 9 Can’t Run Forever. Two Asteroids Give Up Some Clues appeared first on Universe…
  1. Naval Station Norfolk commanding officer visits Tarrallton Elementary

    Wavy.com - Military 02.23 / 04:21 wavy.com
    Capt. Doug Beacher, commanding officer of Naval Station Norfolk, visited Tarrallton Elementary School on Friday, Feb.…
  2. Russia May See Mid-East, African States Queuing for MiG-35 Fighter Jet

    Combataircraft.com - Military 02.23 / 04:04 combataircraft.com
    The latest Russian advanced MiG-35 multirole fighter jets could be in demand in the Middle East and may soon be presented to a number of potential buyers from the region, Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Deputy Director Alexei Frolkin said…
  3. US Navy Tests Intelligent Drones During Simulated Combat Trials

    Combataircraft.com - Military 02.23 / 04:04 combataircraft.com
    The Naval Research Laboratory has tested its Tactical Battle Manager (TBM) software system that guides drones to serve as "wingmen" to human piloted aircraft, the US Navy announced in a press…
  4. Airbus seeks fresh talks to ease burden of A400M

    Combataircraft.com - Military 02.23 / 04:04 combataircraft.com
    Airbus has written to its customers for the A400M military transport in a bid to reduce its financial exposure to programme delays, after the company’s charges on the programme hit €2.2 billion ($2.3 billion) last yea…
  5. Leonardo sets sights on strike-roled M-346 FA

    Combataircraft.com - Military 02.23 / 04:04 combataircraft.com
    Leonardo has used the IDEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi to unveil plans to produce a new fighter/attack (FA) version of Aermacchi M-346, to be available from next year. “The new version has been conceived to take advantage of the performances and the introduction of an enhanced mission configuration, based on the proven Grifo-346 multimode radar, to accomplish air-to-air and air-to-surface o…
  6. Pakistan Still Eying JF-17 Thunder Fighter Sale to Sri Lanka

    Combataircraft.com - Military 02.23 / 04:04 combataircraft.com
    Pakistan has reportedly upped the ante in its ongoing campaign to sell eight Pakistan Aeronautical Complex/Chengdu Aerospace Corporation (PAC/CAC) JF-17 Thunder fighter jets to Sri Lanka. According to ANI News Service, Islamabad has purportedly offered Colombo an F-7 fighter for free for each JF-17 the Sri Lankan Air Force purchases from Pakistan. (The F-7 is China’s license-built version of the MiG-21, a supersonic third-generation fighter j…
  7. 'Heroes Hall' at OC Fair opens to tell stories of Orange County's veterans

    OrangeCounty-Military 02.23 / 02:00 ocregister.com
    COSTA MESA -- Stu Evans treasures the British half-penny he stored in the shoulder pocket of his naval flight suit while piloting more than 150 missions in Vietnam. The coin now sits on public display in the newly opened Heroes Hall veterans…
  8. Ukraine's Unconventional Approach To Drone Warfare Was Born Out Of Necessity

    Ukraine’s military was already severely overmatched against the Russian-backed rebels it began fighting in the east back in 2014, and its drone forces have proven to be spectacularly subpar. At the beginning of the war, the Ukrainians used Soviet-era Tu-143 “Flight” drones. They were so ancient that they didn’t have…Read more…
  1. Intensive Lowering of Systolic Blood Pressure Would Prevent 107,500 Deaths Per Year

    Newswise.com - Medecine 02.23 / 04:43 newswise.com
    Intensive treatment to lower systolic (top number) blood pressure to below 120 would prevent 107,500 deaths per year in the United States, according to a study by researchers at Loyola University Chicago and other…
  2. TSRI Researchers Find Standard Pacemakers and Defibrillators Safe for Mri Using a New Protocol

    Newswise.com - Medecine 02.23 / 04:43 newswise.com
    The MagnaSafe Registry, a new multicenter study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has demonstrated that appropriately screened and monitored patients with standard or non-MRI-conditional pacemakers and defibrillators can undergo MRI at a field strength of 1.5 tesla without…
  3. Pernix (PTX) Stock Catches A Break..And A Sharp Spike Higher!

    Cnafinance.com - Medecine 02.23 / 02:59 cnafinance.com
    Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PTX) Finally, PTX shareholders have come into some positive news, a welcome filing that can help erase …
  4. New Floors at Major Service Center Thanks to PENETRON

    Bio-medicine.org - Medecine 02.23 / 01:38 bio-medicine.org
    East Setauket, New York (PRWEB) February 22, 2017 When it came time to restore the main floor entrance and lobby of a new healthcare contact center in Georgia, PENETRON Specialty Products (PSP) provided the solution. January’s grand opening presented the gleaming results. One of the na…
  5. New Power On with Research-Backed Cognizin® Citicoline Provides a Mental Edge to Rise Above the Rest

    Bio-medicine.org - Medecine 02.23 / 01:38 bio-medicine.org
    New York, NY (PRWEB) February 22, 2017 Our high-octane society demands higher stands in academics, professional life and athletics. It’s enough to overwork even the sharpest brain. Power On, a mental performance enhancer from Modus Nutrition, provides scientifically tested ingredients th…
  6. Gevir Deer Antler Supplements Coming Soon to Amazon.com

    Bio-medicine.org - Medecine 02.23 / 01:38 bio-medicine.org
    Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 22, 2017 Gevir, a New Zealand-based company that focuses on developing powder and capsule supplements made primarily from deer antler velvet, announced its products are coming soon to Amazon.com, the world’s largest online retailer. The company was fo…
  7. Lung Institute’s Stem Cell Procedures Show Improved Quality of Life in Recent Reports

    Bio-medicine.org - Medecine 02.23 / 01:38 bio-medicine.org
    Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) February 22, 2017 Stem cell therapy has made significant innovations in the field of regenerative medicine in recent years. The technology is so cutting edge, in fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has yet to sanction regulations on the protocol for stem…
  8. Waismann Method® Answers the Nation’s Call for Effective Medical Detoxification as America’s Opioid Epidemic Te

    Bio-medicine.org - Medecine 02.23 / 01:38 bio-medicine.org
    Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 22, 2017 The Waismann Method® is providing a faster, safer, and more humane medical detox treatment to the thousands of individuals who have recently fallen victim to America’s opioid epidemic. Now, opiate dependent individuals can be treated in a pr…
  1. Airtel buys Telenor India in deal pegged at Rs6,500-7,000 crore

    Livemint.com - Industries 02.23 / 04:38 livemint.com
    Airtel will buy Telenor’s India operations in seven circles—Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West) and Ass…
  2. Wi-Fi, LTE Spar over Location

    Eetimes.com - Electronic Engineering 02.23 / 04:36 eetimes.com
    Wi-Fi chip makers and an LTE software startup announced ways of delivering location services they claim are superior to Bluetooth and…
  3. Mastering Complexity Through Simplification: Four Steps to Creating Competitive Advantage

    Bcgperspectives.com - Industries 02.23 / 04:06 bcgperspectives.com
    FocusThursday, February 16, 2017 Businesses compete in a world that is growing ever more complex. Disruptive technologies emerge with increasing frequency. Customers’ needs and demands change at breakneck speed. New competitors are always entering the fray. In their attempts to reduce uncertainty and reestablish control amid this new complexity, companies tend to introduce new reports, new rules, and new processes. Such reactions, however, simply translate external complexity i…
  4. What’s this bizarre road-machine used by Boeing?

    Aeronewstv.com - Industries 02.23 / 03:58 aeronewstv.com
    To transport large aircraft parts to its plant in Everett, Washington, Boeing uses a strange road-machine. Equipped with ten wheels but no brakes or indicator lights, it’s a directional vehicle - known as a ‘steer car’ - positioned at the back of exceptional convo…
  5. New Surface-to-Air Missile Structures in Spratly Islands

    On Wednesday, senior U.S. defense officials said that China appears to be building structures for housing surface-to-air missiles on its artificial islands in the South China Sea.  In an interview with Reuters, an American intelligence official said that the structures appear t…
  6. India to announce policy for competitive domestic solar equipment manufacturing

    Livemint.com - Industries 02.23 / 03:29 livemint.com
    The Modi govt plans to come out with a policy to promote manufacturing of the entire range of solar power generation equipment in the…
  7. Wolfspeed CEO Leaving Cree Following Termination of Infineon Acquisition

    Microwavejournal.com - Industries 02.23 / 02:54 microwavejournal.com
    Wolfspeed's CEO, Franco Plastina, has stepped down from his role and will leave the company at the end of the fiscal quarter. This follows Cree's termination of Infineon's proposed acquisition of Wolfspeed and decision to retain and operate Wolfspeed as a third business…
  8. Technical Guide: Computer Validation Master Planning

    This Master Plan presents an approach that is not only focused on much more than testing but that spans the entire system life cycle from concept to…