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New method sniff toxic gases from distance

New method sniff toxic gases from distance | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed a way to sniff out tiny amounts of toxic gases - a whiff of nerve gas, for example, or a hint of a chemical spill - from up to one kilometer away.
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Biocides - an integral part of the growing industries

Biocides - an integral part of the growing industries | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
Biocides, also referred to as preservatives or bactericides, are used to control their growth and help prevent the harmful effects of microbial contamination in various industries, ranging from paints & coatings to oilfield processes.
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Weaving textile chemicals with sustainability

Weaving textile chemicals with sustainability | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
In an interview, Thomas Winkler, President Brand & Performance Textile Specialties Business, Archroma with Chemical Today Magazine opens up about ways in which sustainability in colouring systems is the biggest trend that is changing the textile chemicals manufacturers’ approach towards business globally.
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Research on decoding the first deep-sea mussel genome

Research on decoding the first deep-sea mussel genome | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

The discovery gives wider insights into future research on the mechanisms of symbiosis in other marine organisms such as giant tubeworms and giant clams.

 
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MOFs provide a better way to remove water from gas

MOFs provide a better way to remove water from gas | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

A breakthrough in generating water-stable metal-organic frameworks allows efficient removal of water from gases.

 
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Henkel to acquire sealing solution supplier in Germany

Henkel to acquire sealing solution supplier in Germany | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

Perfect fit to existing portfolio; Attractive market: automation and digitalization as growth drivers

 
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Biesterfeld offers innovative skin adhesive for medical devices

Biesterfeld offers innovative skin adhesive for medical devices | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

The innovative adhesive has been specially developed for the precise and reliable adhesion of wearable electronic devices on the skin with no cold-flow, as well as for the production of medical adhesive tapes. Potential applications include diagnostics, drug delivery, patient monitoring and wound care.

 
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Teknor's new ultra-soft TPE gels for medical applications

Teknor's new ultra-soft TPE gels for medical applications | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
Medalist MD-16100 and 10100 series TPEs overcome limitations of standard gels and provide device makers with cost-effective alternatives to silicones
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IFF, MIT join hands for sensorial innovation

IFF, MIT join hands for sensorial innovation | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
MIT Media Lab has combined a vision of a digital future with a new style of creative invention. With more than 30 years of innovation and 150 spin-off companies, the Media Lab currently supports 27 research groups and over 450 projects focused on designing the future.
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Graphene membranes help to make nuclear industry greener

Graphene membranes help to make nuclear industry greener | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

Graphene membranes help to make nuclear industry greener. The new prototype could economically transform nuclear industry. The graphene-based membrane acts like a super fine sieve. Graphene-based membranes could make the production of heavy water more efficient, leading to greener and cheaper nuclear power.

 
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More efficient catalytic material developed for fuel cell applications

More efficient catalytic material developed for fuel cell applications | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
A method for making smaller, more efficient intermetallic nanoparticles for fuel cell applications, and which also use less of the expensive precious metal platinum.
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PPG issues statement regarding third merger offer to AkzoNobel

PPG issues statement regarding third merger offer to AkzoNobel | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

PPG confirm that its chairman and CEO Michael McGarry and its lead independent director Hugh Grant met with Antony Burgmans, chairman of the supervisory board of AkzoNobel, and Ton Buchner, CEO and chairman of the board of management of AkzoNobel.

 
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Ashland gives update on final separation of Valvoline

Ashland gives update on final separation of Valvoline | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

Based on the shares of Ashland common stock outstanding, the record date for the distribution, each share of Ashland common stock will receive 2.745338 shares of Valvoline common stock in the distribution.

 
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Gevo signs 5-year isooctane supply agreement with HCS

Gevo signs 5-year isooctane supply agreement with HCS | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
HCS Holding to purchase isooctane in 2017 from Gevo’s demo hydrocarbon facility and larger volumes from Gevo’s first commercial facility. The supply agreement is dependable with the letter of intent with HCS that Gevo announced earlier this year.
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Providing functional solutions to modern colour demands

Providing functional solutions to modern colour demands | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
In an interview, Friedhelm Felten, Executive Vice President and Head, Pigments & Functional Materials, Merck with Chemical Today Magazine talks at length about how factors like digitization, individualization and miniaturization will have a major role for the global pigments industry in changing its colours.
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World Environment Day 2017: Lets protect nature

World Environment Day 2017: Lets protect nature | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
Connecting People to Nature’, The theme implores people to get outdoors, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the earth that we share.
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Chemists develop the ultimate natural sunscreen

Chemists develop the ultimate natural sunscreen | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

The development of nanoparticles that mimic the behavior of natural melanosomes, melanin-producing cell structures that protect our skin, eyes and other tissues from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation.

 
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Researchers discover new catalyst for efficient water splitting

Researchers discover new catalyst for efficient water splitting | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
Discovery could remove a hurdle to producing hydrogen from water. Water could be the most abundant source of hydrogen if one could separate the hydrogen from its strong bond with oxygen in the water by using a catalyst.
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Merck's expression system selected for bi-specific antibody development

Merck's expression system selected for bi-specific antibody development | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
The CHOZN expression system is designed to deliver manufacturing-ready robust and stable producing clones, with a workflow that minimises the resources needed to complete a cell line development project. As a result, users are able to quickly evaluate more molecules in their pipeline.
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CB&I bags multi-technology contract by PBI

CB&I bags multi-technology contract by PBI | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

The scope of work includes the license and engineering design of a CDMtbe unit, a butene-1 recovery unit and a BASF SELOP selective hydrogenation unit as part of an expansion of PBI's petrochemicals facilities.

 
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Kronos Worldwide rating outlook at stable: Fitch

Kronos Worldwide rating outlook at stable: Fitch | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

Kronos' ratings reflect its low leverage, low capex requirements and a relatively conservative financial strategy that has seen the company's capital structure largely unchanged for a number of years.

 
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Researchers use ROMIL solvents to develop quantum dots

Researchers use ROMIL solvents to develop quantum dots | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it
The Cavendish Laboratory is using Romil solvents to develop quantum dots for the next generation of solar panels.
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Researchers develop new method to remove pollutants from water

Researchers develop new method to remove pollutants from water | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

Researchers have developed a new method for removing even extremely low levels of unwanted compounds from water. The new method relies on an electrochemical process to selectively remove organic contaminants such as pesticides, chemical waste products, and pharmaceuticals.

 
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AkzoNobel launches new app for marine coatings

AkzoNobel launches new app for marine coatings | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

The app provides customers with increased convenience and flexibility in accessing the company's wealth of coatings data. It has been specially designed to provide access to application guides, technical datasheets, product brochures, information cards and regional contacts, as well as social media and blog posts.

 
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A Schulman to launch its newest colour & technology trend collection

A Schulman to launch its newest colour & technology trend collection | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

The 2018/2019 Be Colour! the collection gathers four forward-looking trends which are most relevant for markets within speciality materials

 
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Gel derived from wood used for fast healing of burn injuries

Gel derived from wood used for fast healing of burn injuries | Chemical Industry Research and Development News - From World Of Chemicals | Scoop.it

The starting point of the unique water-based gel is lignin, the major component of wood (15-30 percent) and one of the most abundant renewable feedstock.

 
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