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2013-07-31 10:47:27

The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series describes a report demonstrating that unprocessed, raw cotton has an amazing ability to sop up oil while also being eco-friendly.

2012-07-12 10:37:29

Scientists are reporting new evidence that a white rot fungus shows promise in the search for a way to use waste corn stalks, cobs and leaves – rather than corn itself – to produce ethanol to extend supplies of gasoline.

2012-04-18 21:09:27

Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of a way to reuse — hundreds of times — the expensive, dirt-busting enzymes that boost the cleaning power of laundry detergents and powdered bleaches that now disappear down the drain.

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2011-08-17 13:40:00

Amid growing concern that using soybeans and other food crops to produce biodiesel fuel will raise the price of food, scientists have identified a new and unlikely raw material for the fuel: Alligator fat.

2011-03-09 14:55:06

To the surprisingly inventive uses for banana peels — which include polishing silverware, leather shoes, and the leaves of house plants — scientists have added purification of drinking water contaminated with potentially toxic metals.

2010-10-27 20:28:30

Tobacco, used on a small scale as a natural organic pesticide for hundreds of years, is getting new scientific attention as a potential mass-produced alternative to traditional commercial pesticides.


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Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
2012-04-29 20:44:26

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (I&EC Research) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published since 1909. It was published under Industrial & Engineering Chemistry until 1970, when Research was added to the title. The journal was edited by Milton C. Whitaker from 1911-1916. The journal’s current editor-in-chief is Professor Donald R. Paul. For industrial chemists and chemical engineers, this journal is the reliable and current source of new fundamental research,...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.