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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...

2011-02-16 11:21:00

QUINCY, Mass., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriant Technologies (Myriant) and Davy Process Technology (Davy), a Johnson Matthey company, announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding covering the use of succinic acid as a bio-derived feedstock for the production of butanediol, tetrahydrofuran and gamma-butyrolactone. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091021/NE96331LOGO) The MoU covers two areas of co-operation between Myriant and Davy, first the non-exclusive...

2011-01-13 00:00:45

Bodycare company launches ecommerce website where customers can review and purchase all-natural soaps, bath salts and other products. Ashtabula, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) January 12, 2011 The company has just launched a new website http://www.misselaineheartmade.com where shoppers can find all-natural soaps, body butter, bath salts and other bodycare products. Elaine Shelly says she started the company after years of research and many formulating experiments. "I became curious about bodycare...

2010-12-01 13:22:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a danger lurking at your office Holiday Party, at your favorite restaurant and even at your dinner table... you can't see it, you can't taste it, but propylene glycol and sub-surface oil, have tainted Gulf shrimp and, likely, other seafood. "The problem has come to our homes and families," says Actor/Author/Radio host, Stephen Baldwin - the director of the upcoming documentary, WILL TO DRILL. Scott Smith, CEO of Opflex Solutions LLC adds,...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (Pink Sheets: TMEN) a leading supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, today announced a strategic alliance with Contego Systems. Headquartered in Newark, NJ, Contego Systems provides complete, EPA approved, aircraft deicing services to more than 30 airline companies located at major airport hubs around the U.S. Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/CL50460LOGO ) Logo:...

2010-09-03 14:54:37

Iowa State University researchers have found a way to produce high-value chemicals such as ethylene glycol and propylene glycol from biomass rather than petroleum sources. Walter Trahanovsky, an Iowa State professor of chemistry who likes to write out the chemical structures of compounds when he talks about his science, was looking to produce sugar derivatives from cellulose and other forms of biomass using high-temperature chemistry. And so he and members of his research group studied the...

2010-08-03 09:22:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the launch of the Ethylene Glycol, Oxide & Derivatives Market Advisory Service, to enable CMAI to bring our clients the experience and expertise required to continue providing the highest quality in our consulting services. This service will provide a thorough and dynamic view of the changing world markets for Ethylene Oxide, EO Derivatives and Ethylene Glycol. (Logo:...

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2010-04-06 07:05:00

Highly dangerous Cryptococcus fungi love sugar and will consume it anywhere because it helps them reproduce. In particular, they thrive on a sugar called inositol which is abundant in the human brain and spinal cord. To borrow inositol from a person's brain, the fungi have an expanded set of genes that encode for sugar transporter molecules. While a typical fungus has just two such genes, Cryptococcus have almost a dozen, according to Joseph Heitman, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of the Duke...

2010-02-01 07:19:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- While North America maintains a leadership position in antifreeze and coolants used for consumer and commercial applications, Asia-Pacific takes the lead for the factory-fill business. According to data from the Antifreeze and Coolants 2009: A Hot Opportunity or Cold Comfort? report conducted by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company, over half of the antifreeze and coolants sold to automotive original equipment manufacturers...

2009-10-29 12:23:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Monoethylene Glycol: 2009 World Market Outlook And Forecast http://www.reportlinker.com/p0152005/Monoethylene-Glycol-2009-World-Market-Outlook-And-Forecast.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The report analyzes worldwide markets for Monoethylene Glycol, including Europe, Asia, Middle East, North America and Latin America. It...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.