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  • Added 30th March 2015

    New Paradigms in Safety Assessment

    There’s a growing movement towards using non-animals methods—like in vitro—for toxicity testing of new chemicals. This shift could address ethical and regulatory concerns, reduce time and costs, and even improve ...

  • Added 5th March 2015

    Exploring XNA Nanotechnology

    Nucleic acids have properties that make them highly suitable as nanoscale building materials, yet lack of stability in DNA and RNA hold them back. However, recent advances have led to ...

  • Added 30th January 2015

    Resource Efficiency in Chemical Engineering

    With energy and materials costs on the rise, and availability on the decline, the demand for resource efficiency grows. In the chemicals industry, integrative methods are needed to meet this ...

  • Added 15th December 2014

    Better Living Through R&D

    In this revealing interview, Kao Corporation's Atsushi Suzuki offers a behind-the-scenes look at the path that the MegRhythm Steam Eye Mask took as it went from a promising concept to ...

  • Added 5th December 2014

    A New Future For Carbohydrate Fuel Cells

    As we try to limit our need for fossil fuels, biomass is becoming an important energy source – especially the carbohydrates within biomass. These carbs could provide a renewable source ...

  • Added 4th December 2014

    Recycling Polymer Waste

    Polymers are among the most used – and discarded – materials in modern society, making plastics recycling a vital conservation measure. Mechanical recycling and chemical recycling are the most popular ...

  • Added 4th December 2014

    Agrochem Takes on Climate Change

    With warming temps and extreme weather events making it tougher to grow the world's food supply, agrochemical companies are advancing biotechnology and hybridization, and developing new pesticides. Even microbes are ...

  • Added 4th November 2014

    Biomass As Low-Carbon Source for Producing Ammonia

    The need to decarbonize is a particular challenge in agriculture given increasing global food demands. Did you know that using biomass in fertilizer production (particularly in ammonia production) can provide ...

  • Added 31st October 2014

    Advances in Graphene-based Polymer Composites

    Materials scientists are finding that graphene is an ideal nanofiller, given its conductivity, high surface area and more. Graphene polymer composites can be used in everything from wind turbines to ...

  • Added 31st October 2014

    The Food Industry Goes Nano

    The possibilities for nanotechnology in the food industry are huge, whether it's improving the flavor of food through nano food processing, using nanoparticles to create antimicrobial packaging or utilizing nanobarcodes ...