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Green Chemistry News Roundup: February 19-26, 2016

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Five Ways Chemicals Can Save the World from Climate Change

February 24, 2016 | Elsevier

When it comes to the environment, the chemical industry doesn’t have the best reputation.

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What Chemists Do - Biochemistry and Green Chemistry Professor- Video

February 23, 2016 | American Chemical Society

Challa Vijaya Kumar, Ph.D, is a professor of chemistry at the University of Connecticut. Prof. Kumar's research interest is in the production of functional materials that are biodegradable.

Unlocking the Promise of Bio-Based Plastics

February 22, 2016 | DuPont

The growing global glut of crude and corresponding collapse in oil prices are reshaping short-term market dynamics.

Chemists Achieve Hydrocyanation without Using Toxic Hydrogen Cyanide

February 22, 2016 | C&EN

Organic Synthesis: Safer, reversible transfer reaction to make nitriles opens up new possibilities in chemical synthesis.

UK Engineering Students Win Grant to Further International Pesticide Research

February 22, 2016 | WKMS

A team of chemical engineering students from the University of Kentucky’s Paducah campus has won a federal grant of nearly $15,000 for the third time to further research on non-synthetic pesticides.

For Better Future, `Go Green with Chemistry`

February 22, 2016 | CI News

Today’s younger generation not only has a zest to do something different, but also feel responsible towards the mother nature. Taking up a similar role, 12th grade student Ranjini has started an initiative ‘Go Green With Chemistry.’

Research on Introducing Green, Sustainable A-Level Chemistry

February 21, 2016 | Times of Malta

The introduction and impact of green and sustainable chemistry in the A-level chemistry curriculum was the subject of a doctoral thesis by Mario Fenech Caruana for a Ph.D in Science Education he was awarded by the University of York.

Biofuel from Fungi: Barnyard Poop has Potential to be Broken Down and Turned into Energy

February 19, 2016 | Newsweek

New research shows the fungi that grow naturally in the gut of sheep, goats and horses can help turn biomass into biofuel more efficiently.

UCSB Chemical Engineer to Receive Presidential Award

February 19, 2016 | The Current

Michelle O’Malley is recognized for her innovative research at the frontiers of science

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