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Newsletter No. 49, December 2019
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Biotech breakthrough turns waste biomass into high value chemicals
A move towards a more sustainable bio-based economy has been given a new boost by researchers who have been able to simplify a process to transform waste materials into high value chemicals.
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New catalyst: easy on resources, less expensive, and highly selective
Chemists at the University of Bayreuth have developed a sustainable, inexpensive, and at the same time potent catalytic process: it requires no rare ...
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The coldest chemical reaction
With ultracold chemistry, researchers get a first look at exactly what happens during a chemical reaction
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They look like toothpicks, but much, much smaller: 10,000 times shorter and 1,000 times thinner. The research team around physicist Professor Eva Weig ...
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Black silicon can help detect explosives
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Biological enzymes as source of hydrogen fuel
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Stabilizing sulfur cathode by single Li-ion channel polymer binder
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Glass from a 3D printer
ETH researchers used a 3D printing process to produce complex and highly porous glass objects. The basis for this is a special resin that can be cured with ...
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Old newspapers can be used to grow carbon nanotubes
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Ammonia synthesis made easy with 2D catalyst
Scientists develop inorganic process for small-scale production
Rice University researchers have developed an inorganic method to synthesize ammonia that is both environmentally friendly and can produce the valuable ...
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Bayer completes sale of Currenta stake
Further step in Bayer’s efforts to sharpen focus on core business
Bayer has completed the sale of its 60 percent stake in chemical park operator Currenta to funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA ...
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LANXESS acquires Brazilian biocide manufacturer
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has acquired Itibanyl Produtos Especiais Ltda. (IPEL). The family-run company with headquarters in Jarinu, São Paulo, ...
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The CHT Group acquired keimadditec surface (KAS) that was previously part of the Keim Group.
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Mercury in the environment
Mercury is one of the most toxic elements with global impact. A variety of analytical methods are used to monitor very low concentrations of mercury. To select the most suitable method, it is essential to compare the advantages and limitations as well as the measurement ranges and the achievable detection limits.

Learn more about the topic in the article by Anja Jungnickel, Analytik Jena, on the q&more portal.

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