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Modified clay can remove herbicide from water

14-Feb-2020

By creating neatly spaced slits in a clay mineral, University of Groningen Professor of Experimental Solid State Physics Petra Rudolf was able to filter water to remove a toxic herbicide. After removing the pollutant by heating the material, the clay can be reused. Together with colleagues from ...

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Removing glyphosate from water

The power of attraction

19-Dec-2019

Glyphosate is not only one of the most widely-used herbicides in the world, but also one of the most controversial chemical compounds, as it is suspected of being carcinogenic. In a study published in the journal Nature Sustainability, a team of researchers from FAU have demonstrated how ...

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New 'chemical noses' to rid the environment of industrial pollutants

11-Feb-2019

Scientists from five European countries have joined forces to develop next-generation 'chemical noses' to remove industrial pollutants from the environment. The European Commission allocated 2.9 million euros to finance the Horizon2020 FET-OPEN project INITIO that will bring together researchers ...

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Natural substance as alternative to controversial glyphosate?

Novel unusual sugar from cyanobacteria acts as natural herbicide

05-Feb-2019

Researchers at the University of Tübingen have discovered a natural substance that could compete with the controversial herbicide glyphosate: The newly discovered sugar molecule synthesized from cyanobacteria inhibits the growth of various microorganisms and plants but is harmless to humans and ...

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BASF closes acquisition of businesses and assets from Bayer

02-Aug-2018

BASF has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer. The transaction is a strategic complement to BASF’s crop protection, biotech and digital farming activities and marks its entry into seeds, non-selective herbicides and nematicide seed treatments. “This strategic move ...

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A natural product that could lead to new class of commercial herbicide and drugs

The weed killer could potentially be used to find new drugs for antibacterial medicines.

17-Jul-2018

A garden can be a competitive environment. Plants and unseen microorganisms in the soil all need precious space to grow. And to gain that space, a microbe might produce and use chemicals that kill its plant competitors. But the microbe also needs immunity from its own poisons. By looking for that ...

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From exposomics to phytotoxins: Safe foodstuffs in the focus of analytica 2018

21-Mar-2018

What substances occurring naturally in foodstuffs jeopardize our health? How do pollutants affect our genetic material? Is baking paper a cause for concern? Such questions from the food sciences will be in the focus of the leading trade fair analytica and the accompanying analytica conference, ...

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New global crop protection collaboration

Monsanto and Sumitomo Chemical team up for next generation PPO technologies

29-Jun-2016

Monsanto Company and Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd. announced a new global agreement that will focus on developing and delivering next-generation weed control solutions to further help growers manage tough-to-control weeds. Monsanto has a robust pipeline of multi-generational herbicide trait ...

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New flow battery offers lower-cost energy storage

23-Dec-2015

Energy storage system owners could see significant savings from a new flow battery technology that is projected to cost 60 percent less than today's standard flow batteries. The organic aqueous flow battery is expected to cost $180 per kilowatt-hour once the technology is fully developed. The ...

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BASF and Evogene sign collaboration agreement

Discovery and development of new herbicides

10-Dec-2015

BASF and Evogene Ltd. announced the signing of a three-year collaboration for the discovery and development of novel herbicides. Under the terms of agreement, Evogene will utilize its biology-driven computational discovery approach to identify potential candidate chemicals for novel herbicides. ...

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