January 29, 2016 | MEHR News Academy
Iranian and Iraqi researchers studied the possibility of the application of herbal extracts to synthesize titanium dioxide nanoparticles, INIC reports.
January 28, 2016 | JD Supra Business Adviser
There is still no definitive answer as to whether the green/sustainable chemistry provisions in S. 697, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, will survive the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives conference committee process as lawmakers confer and prepare the final compromise legislation of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform bill.
January 28, 2016 | Investor Intel
How the Military came to Love Rare Earth and Other Technology Metals.
January 28, 2016 | Sustainable Brands
Sustainable Brands recently referenced a study from Ohio State University that shows that “not only do many consumers not want to put much effort toward finding out whether our purchases were produced ethically (which is not exactly news), they have a way of looking down on those who do.”
January 27, 2016 | Boston Business Journal
A Cambridge company that develops biomaterials as environmentally-friendly alternatives to plastics is moving its headquarters to Woburn this year, and plans to close a Lowell site next year.
January 26, 2016 | Chemistry World
US-based scientists have come up with a sustainable way to harvest hydrogen fuel from biomass. Their new electrolytic approach can even release hydrogen from obstinate molecules like lignin and cellulose.
January 25, 2016 | Clean Technica
Two global industry giants, DuPont and Archer Daniels Midland, have just announced a new “breakthrough” process for producing a high performance, 100% biodegradable bioplastic building block.
January 22, 2016 | Nature Matters
The development and implementation of low-carbon and carbon-free technologies will be essential to limit the global temperature rise well below 2 °C from pre-industrial levels.
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