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Sugar-Based Gelators Used By Chemists To Solidify Vegetable Oils
2013-12-20 15:58:32

Mannitol and sorbitol dioctanoates could provide alternatives to trans fats linked to obesity, coronary artery disease and diabetes

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2010-07-15 09:40:00

A team of chemists led by Dr George John, Associate Professor at The City College of New York (CCNY), have developed a non-toxic, recyclable agent that can solidify oil on salt water so that it can be scooped up like the fat that forms on the top of a pot of chilled chicken soup.

2009-08-19 11:45:08

Back in the day, planes, trains and automobiles all sported one brand name. If you bought a Boeing, you got, nose to tail, a Boeing. These days, however, complex industrial equipment is starting to look like NASCAR vehicles festooned with logos.

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2008-07-18 12:00:00

What goes up can come down. Even oil prices. Crude oil prices plunged more than $5 a barrel Thursday, the third straight day of falling prices and the first time in more than a month crude has dipped below $130 a barrel.


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