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2010-12-11 00:00:58

Water scarcity is driving a wave of innovation in water filtration technology from Asian nations, according to a report issued today by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world’s authority for chemical information.

2010-04-14 09:04:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A representative from Quaker Chemical (NYSE: KWR), a global leader in process chemicals, has been asked to speak at the upcoming REACH USA 2010 conference this April in Chicago, IL.

2009-11-23 11:26:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the global expert on chemical information, reports that China's patent office is now the world's leading producer of patent invention applications in chemistry.

2009-09-11 07:16:18

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society, announced that on September 7 it recorded the 50 millionth substance in CAS REGISTRY, the world's most comprehensive and high-quality compendium of publicly disclosed chemical information.

2009-09-10 04:16:00

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland, September 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, a leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced it has become one of the Charter Members of the InChI Trust and will have a seat on the board at the first InChI Trust Board meeting on September 11th. Originally developed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), the IUPAC International Chemical Identifier (InChI) is a...

2009-08-18 09:53:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ --Thomson Reuters today announced that they have joined the InChI Trust, a not-for-profit organization to expand and develop the InChI Open Source chemical structure representation algorithm.

2009-08-16 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announced today that it is on track to register the 50 millionth unique chemical substance in the CAS REGISTRY on September 7.

2009-07-06 13:46:56

Swiss scientists say they have determined there are more than 970 million chemicals suitable for study as potential new drugs. Professor Jean-Louis Reymond and researcher Lorenz Blum, both of the University of Berne, said their study has produced the largest publicly available database of virtual molecules ever reported. The researchers said the rules of chemical bonding allow simple elements such as carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and fluorine to potentially form millions of different...


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