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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...


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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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