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Carl Roth GmbH + Co. KG, Germany

Carl Roth, the expert consultation for labware, life science and chemicals for more than 140 years. With around 30,000 articles available and a round-the-clock delivery service within Germany, we are the partner that research, scientific and technical laboratories can rely on. Furthermore, we devel more

Sasol Germany GmbH, Germany


Klüber Lubrication GmbH Ibérica S. en C., Spain

Our unique range of special lubricants and our know-how, backed by more than seventy years of experience in research and development, make us one of the world's leading lubricant suppliers. more

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News Fats

  • How food scraps will power airplanes in the future

    In order to convert food scraps and other biological waste back into usable materials, the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS has joined forces with industry and research partners to build a plant in Thallwitz near Leipzig that is unique worldwide. This produces synthetic more

  • Bioplastics from Waste Fats

    450 million tons of plastic are produced globally each year. PHAs represent a tentative approach to defeating the plague that is plastic. PHA stands for Polyhydroxyalkanoates. Polyhydroxyalkanoates are biopolymers and are referred to as bioplastics due to the similarity of their thermoplastic mallea more

  • Tasty fat: X-rays finding the blueprint of why fat is yummy

    Fat free ice cream, for all its healthy merits, melts the wrong way. Two seconds on the tongue and it's a slush of milk, flavoring and water instead of the rich glob of slowly melting cream we grew to love as kids. When it comes to taste memories, fats are forever. Now X-ray science is contributing more

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Infographics Fats

A Guide to the Different Types of Fat

Fat is an important nutrient in our diets, but there’s a lot of talk of different types of fats, and whether these types are beneficial or harmful to our health. These different fat classifications have their roots in chemistry – and chemistry can also help explain their effects. This graphic takes more


Polyunsaturated fat

Polyunsaturated fat Chemistry In nutrition, polyunsaturated fat is an abbreviation of polyunsaturated fatty acid . That is a fatty acid in which more than one double bond exists within the representative molecule . That is, the molecule has ... more


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