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Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

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Chemistry and its importance in everyday life is often underrated at best, and wildly misunderstood at worst. The stock image of scientists in white lab coats holding beakers of toxic chemicals has been hard to shake Continue reading “Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed” »

A Brighter, Greener Future for Chemistry

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

There’s probably not a buzzier buzz word across all industries right now than “green,” and the chemical industry is no exception. Continue reading “A Brighter, Greener Future for Chemistry” »

Product Opportunities in Recycling and Sustainability

Posted on August 16th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

The June 2016 issue of the German Chemical Society’s magazine, Nachrichten aus der Chemie, includes a fascinating interview with Dr. Klaus Kümmerer, chair of Sustainable Chemistry and Material Resources at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg and director of the Institute of Sustainable and Environmental Chemistry. Continue reading “Product Opportunities in Recycling and Sustainability” »

Top technology Prize recognizes the impact of directed evolution in green growth

Posted on June 8th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

Last month, Technology Academy Finland (TAF) declared US innovator Dr. Frances Arnold as winner of the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize for her pioneering work on “directed evolution.” Continue reading “Top technology Prize recognizes the impact of directed evolution in green growth” »

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