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2013-11-08 23:19:37

Transparency Market Research published new "Acetic Acid Market for VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic Anhydride and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends

2013-09-24 10:55:05

Is there any connection between wine and biodiesel?

2013-07-22 20:44:49

Thiols are sulfur-containing molecules found in most proteins of the human body.

2013-04-04 15:52:46

Owing to the huge array of applications, catalysis has long been dubbed as one of the most significant areas of process and synthetic chemistry.

New Approach To Chemical Reduction Using Catalyst In A Teacup
2013-03-25 09:38:01

Taking their inspiration from Nature, scientists at the University of New South Wales have developed a new method for carrying out chemical reduction – an industrial process used to produce fuels and chemicals that are vital for modern society.


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2005-05-25 17:01:27

Sulfur (or Sulphur; see spelling below) is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol S and atomic number 16. It is an abundant, tasteless, odorless, multivalent non-metal. Sulfur, in its native form, is a yellow crystaline solid. In nature, it can be found as the pure element or as sulfide and sulfate minerals. It is an essential element for life and is found in several amino acids. Its commercial uses are primarily in fertilizers but it is also widely used in gunpowder,...

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