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2011-10-10 15:07:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BenchMark Energy Corporation (OTC: BMRKD). BenchMark Energy Corporation is pleased to announce today that it has completed the merger and plan of reorganization with Optical Systems, Inc. BenchMark Energy and Optical Systems, Inc. effected a merger by and between the two corporations on Sept 14, 2011, whereby leaving BenchMark Energy Corporation as the surviving entity. Optical Systems, Inc., now Benchmark Energy Corporation is trading with a temporary...

2011-07-12 00:00:54

Rapid analysis of total glycerin, free glycerin and cloud point in biodiesel passes ASTM main committee ballot for inclusion in biodiesel specification Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 At the most recent meeting, ASTM Main Committee D02 passed the ballots for the inclusion of the AOCS standard procedure Ck 2-09, the QTA System method, as an approved method within the biodiesel B100 specification D6751, for the properties of total glycerin, free glycerin and cloud point. The revised...

2011-06-23 20:00:45

Scientists have made an important step forward in their understanding of cryoprotectants "“ compounds that act as natural 'antifreeze' to protect drugs, food and tissues stored at sub-zero temperatures. Researchers from the Universities of Leeds and Illinois, and Columbia University in New York, studied a particular type of cryoprotectants known as osmolytes. They found that small osmolyte molecules are better at protecting proteins than larger ones. The findings, published in...

2011-05-27 00:00:29

SACHEM applies its high purity technology to help customers in the personal care market achieve complex quality and safety standards Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 SACHEM introduces Saskineâ“ž¢ 50, a multifunctional skin care additive. Saskineâ“ž¢ 50 can be used in a broad range of cosmetic applications. The product is an excellent deodorant additive due to its inhibiting effect on the growth of odor-causing bacteria while...

2011-05-18 00:09:13

Government regulators and pharmaceutical companies are moving to address a major new risk for the global supply of medicines: The possibility that unsafe ingredients are entering the supply chain as pharmaceutical companies increasingly outsource the production of drug ingredients to third parties. That's the topic of the cover story in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Senior Editor Rick Mullin explains that the jolt for...

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2010-03-22 13:39:31

The process that lights up big-screen plasma TV displays is getting a new life in producing ultra-clean fuels, according to a report here today at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). It described a small, low-tech, inexpensive device called a GlidArc reactor that uses electrically-charged clouds of gas called "plasmas" to produce in three steps super-clean fuels from waste materials. One is a diesel fuel that releases 10 times less air pollution than its...

2010-02-01 07:19:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- While North America maintains a leadership position in antifreeze and coolants used for consumer and commercial applications, Asia-Pacific takes the lead for the factory-fill business. According to data from the Antifreeze and Coolants 2009: A Hot Opportunity or Cold Comfort? report conducted by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company, over half of the antifreeze and coolants sold to automotive original equipment manufacturers...

2009-11-03 09:51:00

AMES, Iowa, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Catilin, Inc., a leading catalyst technology company for biofuels, announced today that SRI Consulting of Menlo Park, CA, has completed a technical and economic analysis of the Catilin process for producing biodiesel. SRI concluded that Catilin's solid catalyst process has a value advantage over the traditional catalytic process of 13 cents per gallon of biodiesel. When the capital expense savings are included, the advantage increases to 19 cents per...

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2009-06-16 13:50:00

In revisiting a chemical reaction that's been in the literature for several decades and adding a new wrinkle of their own, researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have discovered a mild and relatively inexpensive procedure for removing oxygen from biomass. This procedure, if it can be effectively industrialized, could allow many of today's petrochemical products, including plastics, to instead be made from biomass."We've found and optimized a selective,...

2009-05-15 08:46:00

Study Findings Confirm Glycerin Accelerates the Healing Process in Damaged Tissue and Cells MANDEVILLE, La., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a leading expert in the field of non-surgical skin rejuvenation announced results from a study demonstrating that glycerin helps to speed up the healing process of damaged tissue and cells, resulting in less bruising and skin discoloration. In a double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical study of a glycerin-based bruise-reaction product, 65...