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2013-05-09 23:39:37

“We are trying to take powerful and sophisticated instruments out of the lab and into the real environment where, for example, they could monitor fresh produce all along the supply chain, from production to the consumers. This technology has the capability of testing for bacteria in only a matter of minutes as opposed to hours or even days for standard laboratory tests.” New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has announced that R. Graham...

2013-05-07 16:30:46

Purdue chemist honored for advances in chemical instrumentation NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has announced that R. Graham Cooks, the Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Purdue University, is the recipient of the 2013 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences, conferred this year in chemical instrumentation. The international prize, awarded biennially, consists of $250,000, a citation, and a medal. The award...

2011-05-05 14:06:00

NEW YORK, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation www.dreyfus.org announced today that Tobin J. Marks, the Vladimir N. Ipatieff Professor of Catalytic Chemistry, and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University, is the recipient of the 2011 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences, conferred this year in catalysis. Marks was cited for the development of major new industrial catalysts and the fundamental understanding of their...

2010-10-19 09:34:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent world rankings placing the United States a dismal 21st in science education, America's science museums could become a priceless resource to the nation's youth. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/NY84502 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101019/NY84502 ) There are more than 150 science museums in the U.S. but bringing new exhibits to the public are costly. The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, a non-profit...