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2010-10-21 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Chemistry Week (NCW), MicroConstants, a bioanalytical and pharmacokinetic-specialty Contract Research Organization (CRO) in San Diego, California, has joined with Herbert Hoover High School to help raise awareness of the significance of chemistry in our everyday lives. National Chemistry Week is a community-based annual event organized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) to unite local ACS sections, businesses, schools and...

2010-10-20 04:00:00

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Research Products announced today that it will add to its Chloroperoxidase (CPO) offerings a lower cost, industrial grade for application to organic syntheses such as oxidations and halogenations. Dr. Bryce Cunningham, President, said that "there has been an increased interest in CPO from industrial and pharmaceutical markets which has prompted us to establish a grade that better meets their needs." (Logo:...

2010-10-12 10:32:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Network (CGCEN) has acknowledged the environmental stewardship of The Woodbridge Group®, by presenting it with the inaugural Ontario Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (Organization). This award is presented to an organization which is based in Ontario and which has made significant contributions to the field of green chemistry and engineering, including the technical, economic,...

2010-09-29 14:14:41

Drug manufacturers have been adjusting to strict new government standards that limit the amount of potentially harmful impurities in medicine, according to the cover story of the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. The impurities are "genotoxic," capable of damaging the DNA in genes. C&EN Senior Correspondent Ann Thayer notes that internationally accepted regulations long have limited the levels of impurities permitted in prescription...

2010-09-27 08:58:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Chemical Society, Informex, and Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) announced today that they are to partner in hosting the 'ACS Careers Virtual Career Fair in conjunction with Informex and C&EN' a completely virtual event, to be held November 2( )-3, 2010. The American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, chose to work with Informex, the leading meeting place for buyers and sellers of high-value...

2010-09-22 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the nation's first nonprofit dedicated to using the Cradle to Cradle® approach to certify products unveiled its new name, along with a major commitment, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York. The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (the Institute), formerly called the Green Products Innovation Institute, announced today at CGI that it will train at least 100 assessors and certify 1,000...

2010-08-31 06:29:00

DALLAS, Texas, August 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report, "Renewable Chemicals Market: Winning Imperatives & Market Forecast" ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/renewable-chemical-274.html) published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the renewable chemicals market is expected to grow at an estimated CAGR of 11.66% from 2010 to 2015 and is expected to reach to $67.13 billion in 2015. Renewable ethanol is the most...

2010-08-23 13:19:48

With laws, government regulations, and funding priorities continuing to exert a broad impact on science, a group of graduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is holding a special symposium Aug. 23 during the American Chemical Society (ACS) 240th National Meeting and Exhibition here to familiarize future scientists with the unfamiliar realm of public policy. "Public policy is the course of action that government agencies take in regard to a particular issue or set of...

2010-07-26 09:11:00

PRINCETON, N.J., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Informex show management announced today the opening of Informex Latin America registration and made public the event's conference program. Informex, the leading specialty chemical tradeshow for buyers and sellers of high-value chemistry across a broad range of applications, will host the inaugural Informex Latin America show on August 23-24, 2010 in Sao Paulo, Brazil at the Amcham Convention Center. The new Informex Latin America event will include...

2010-05-20 17:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on California's groundbreaking innovation and environmental leadership, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined academic, business, government, and environmental leaders at Google's headquarters in Mountain View to announce the formation of the nation's first non-profit dedicated to developing comprehensive metrics and standards for everyday products that are safe and healthy for our children, ourselves and the world in which we live....


Latest Green chemistry Reference Libraries

Green Chemistry
2012-04-29 19:52:00

Green Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering any aspect of green chemistry. It is published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry and was established in 1999 by James Clark (University of York). The editor-in-chief is Sarah Ruthven. The journal covers subjects relating to reducing the environmental impact of chemical substances and fuels by developing alternative and sustainable technologies that are non-toxic to living things and the environment, including: Improved...

Energy and Environmental Science
2012-04-25 18:41:46

Energy & Environmental Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). The journal publishes original research and review articles, and publishes work of an interdisciplinary nature in the biochemical and biophysical sciences and chemical engineering disciplines. The following types of articles are published in the journal: Research Papers, Review Articles, Perspectives and Mini-reviews, Communications), Opinions and Analysis...

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