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Researchers from the MOE Key Laboratory of Macromolecular Synthesis and Functionalization, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, have expanded the range of monomer pairs used in their established metal-free click polymerization of aroylacetyleneâ€“azides to propiolateâ€“azides.
Using a small block of aluminum with a tiny groove carved in it, a team of researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University is developing an improved "green chemistry" method for making biodegradable polymers.
Scientists led by Carnegie Mellon University chemist Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are using electricity from a battery to drive atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP), a widely used method of creating industrial plastics.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/44fb9b/advances_in_polyme) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Advances in Polymer Chemistry and Methods Reported in Recent US Patents" to their offering.
By Lawrie, Kirsten J Meredith, Paul; McGeary, Ross P ABSTRACT The isolation, structure determination and chemical characterization of eumelanins has been plagued by their very low solubility in organic solvents.
By Rao, T Prasada Prasad, K; Kala, R; Gladis, J Mary Toxic pesticides and heavy metals constitute an important class of pollutants that degrade the environment due to their persistent nature and their unavoidable use in increasing the agricultural output and industrial importance respectively.
By Gupta, Neal S; Briggs, Derek E G; Pancost, Richard D Graptolites are important fossils in Early Palaeozoic assemblages. Preserved graptolite periderm consists dominantly of an aliphatic polymer, immune to base hydrolysis.
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