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2014-10-20 16:27:01

Boehringer Ingelheim launches comprehensive support resources for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that OFEV® (nintedanib) capsules are now commercially available in the United States. OFEV was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 15, 2014 for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). It is the only kinase inhibitor approved to treat...

2014-10-20 16:26:48

DUBLIN, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Protein Crystallization & Crystallography Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In this proteomics era, the protein crystallography technique is widely used to determine the three-dimensional structure of proteins. The data generated from various methods such as X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, cryo-electron microscopy,...

2014-10-20 16:22:56

CLAYTON, Mo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation's (NYSE: OLN) senior management will be attending and hosting one-on-one meetings in New York City at Cowen and Company's 5th Annual Global Metals, Mining and Materials Conference on November 11th. Senior management will also be making a formal presentation at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time. The presentation slides will be available the evening prior to the event to investors, news media and the general public on Olin's web site...

2014-10-20 16:22:22

Leading "Green" Foam Insulation System Provider Turns to MWW to Build on Momentum NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top-five global independent public relations firms, today announced it has been retained by Lapolla Industries, Inc. (www.lapolla.com), a Houston-based manufacturer and global supplier of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings and equipment that is designed to reduce energy consumption in residential, industrial...

2014-10-20 12:32:29

Growth Opportunities for Adhesives in the Global Construction Industry 2014-2019 IRVING, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Adhesives are used in a wide variety of applications in construction industry, such as pre-finished panels, countertop laminations, flooring underlayment, roofing, wall covering, carpet layment, and ceramic tiles. The increasing use of prefabricated components and FRP pipes in construction activities will further drive this market. Asia Pacific has been the top...

2014-10-20 12:24:48

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About VCMVCM is the basic building block in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), accounting for 96.76 percent of the total VCM demand. VCM is among the top 20 largest petrochemical in the world. VCM is used in other applications such as to manufacture ethylenediamine for the production of resins and the production of chlorinated solvents. VCM is produced by a process called balanced process, where ethylene and chlorine gas act as a...

2014-10-20 12:24:41

Company Expects New Family of Products will Reduce Greenhouse Gas Content of Refrigerants by 245 Million Tons CO2 Equivalent Worldwide by 2025 WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fluorochemicals (DuPont) today announced the introduction of three new refrigerants in its more sustainable DuPont(TM) Opteon® family. These refrigerants have far lower global warming potential (GWP) than the products they are designed to replace and will enable compliance with a growing...

2014-10-20 12:24:40

BEDFORD, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Galenfeha, Inc. (OTCBB: GLFH), is pleased to announce that the Company has completed successful field testing of its portable, solar regenerated power supply station. Galenfeha conducted field-testing for a major petroleum production company in the Haynesville shale area of Louisiana. The company's client was seeking a viable solution to power a chemical injection pump station. The location historically has been very problematic due to...

2014-10-20 12:24:34

DUBLIN, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Sodium Tungstate Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Sodium Tungstate Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global sodium tungstate ndustry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-10-20 12:23:52

Ad Buy Runs in The New Yorker, Scientific American, Harpers and Others; Science Magazine Rejects Advertorial, Writing: "We're concerned about... getting into a battle with the GMO industry" VISTA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, is running a full page advertorial by company president David Bronner entitled, "Herbicide and Insecticide Use on GMO Crops...


Latest Chemistry Reference Libraries

Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.