July 7th, 2016 | Wiley
Research development of processes for refining bio-oils is becoming increasingly popular. One issue that these processes possess is their high requirement for H2 gas.
July 6th, 2016 | Science Daily
Two research projects have developed new processes to replace petroleum with wood for the production of important chemicals.
These precursors are used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, plastics or fertilizers, report researchers.
July 5th, 2016 | Fast Company
Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen isn’t that hard, but it is expensive, in part due to the precious metals needed for the catalyzers used in the process. A new method, which uses cheap electrocatalysts to do the job, could make hydrogen fuel a practical alternative to fossil fuels.
July 5th, 2016 | RSC
Toxicity is a concern with many chemicals currently in commerce, and with new chemicals that are introduced each year.
July 4, 2016 | PHYS
Scientists from the University of York have developed an innovative new green method of capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power stations, chemical and other large scale manufacturing plants.
July 4th, 2016 | C&EN
For chemists and chemical engineers, it’s not easy being green. It’s a creative challenge to choose safer reagents and solvents, design more efficient catalysts, develop cleaner chemical manufacturing processes, use bio based materials when possible, and find better ways to dispose of or recycle waste.
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