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2013-09-09 08:40:29

New discoveries from the labs of several Nobel laureates will be presented here this week during the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. Research from the laureates' teams will be among almost 7,000 presentations during the event. They are Ei-ichi Negishi, Ph.D.; Richard Schrock, Ph.D.; George A. Olah, Ph.D.; and Roald Hoffmann, Ph.D. Negishi, the Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor of Organic...

2011-07-12 11:00:00

HOUSTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rimkus Consulting Group, a global leader in forensic consulting services, has announced Christopher Grubbs as the new district manager for their Las Vegas office. Grubbs will manage business operations, oversee the Las Vegas team and manage the operation and growth of the Las Vegas District, which includes Nevada, Utah, and Idaho. "Chris will contribute significantly to Rimkus' ongoing success in Las Vegas," said Jonathan Higgins, Western Region...

2010-06-16 07:00:00

ALLENDALE, N.J., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Automated Media Services, Inc. (AMS), responsible for the development of 3GTv Networks(TM), the first out-of-home form of television, announced that Steve Grubbs, former CEO of Omnicom Media Group Entertainment & Sports, will advise the company as it introduces 3GTv Networks(TM), a platform that extends television into the store aisle providing advertisers the ability to reach shoppers as they make purchase decisions. Mr. Grubbs joins an...

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2010-05-10 08:28:16

New details about the Piers catalyst will help chemical industry improve products Some people have streets named after them. Warren Piers, a chemistry professor at the University of Calgary, has a catalyst penned after him. And in a paper published May 9 in the online edition of Nature Chemistry, Piers and former graduate student Edwin van der Eide reveal the inner workings of the Piers catalyst at a molecular level of detail not previously available. "These details are critical for the...

2009-12-15 17:18:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a series of national media studies to obtain Americans' ratings of celebrity apologies in 2009, revealed that Chris Brown's apology to Rihanna ranked the highest in regard to perceived sincerity levels. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The results were based on a series of studies that were conducted by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website during January-December of 2009....

2009-02-17 14:30:00

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's top leaders in green chemicals and renewable sciences joined together today for a discussion on the future of the rapidly growing renewable chemicals industry. The event was hosted by Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., the leading developer of green chemicals, to mark the opening of the company's new facility in Bolingbrook and discuss the trends, issues and policies that will propel the green chemicals industry. "The term 'green...

2008-11-05 12:00:10

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- SiGNa Chemistry, Inc., a developer of stabilized reactive metals for safer, more efficient industrial chemistry, today announced the members of its scientific advisory council. The council is composed of world-renowned scientists who are recognized as leaders in organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry and material science. "SiGNa Chemistry is extremely excited to have such an array of world-class talent assembled," says Michael Lefenfeld, president and CEO,...

2005-10-05 16:48:32

By Simon Johnson STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Frenchman Yves Chauvin and Americans Robert Grubbs and Richard Schrock won the 2005 Nobel Chemistry prize for showing how to tailor-make molecules for cheaper, cleaner chemicals and drugs to combat major diseases. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded them the 10 million crown prize for work in metathesis, where molecules "dance round and change partners" to create new molecules. In an unusual step, two men from the committee then took...


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