Chemicals confidence remains strong
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Chemicals confidence remains strong

EU Commission Business Survey data showed that chemical business trading conditions became more favourable in the third quarter of 2017, compared to the previous quarter of the same…

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Scientists recognised for outstanding contributions
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Scientists recognised for outstanding contributions

DowDuPont Specialty Products Division named three scientists as 2017 Pedersen Award Medalists, the award named in honour of DuPont’s Nobel Laureate Charles J. Pedersen to recognise those who…

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Research leads to new painkiller options
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Research leads to new painkiller options

Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in America have developed new opioid pain relievers that reduce pain on a par with morphine but…

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Green potential
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Green potential

A study has shown that the global chemical industry has the possibility to make an important contribution to a low carbon future. It demonstrates how solutions from the…

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Solvay and Henkel team up on sustainable farming project
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Solvay and Henkel team up on sustainable farming project

Chemical company Solvay has expanded a project that has been designed to ensure that the raw materials it uses come from sustainable sources. The company is teaming up…

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Silicon nanostructures could transform printing
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Silicon nanostructures could transform printing

Scientists have found a way to expand the colour spectrum used by printers using a novel nanostructure system. The current colour range for computers and printers is based…

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Air Products signs deals
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Air Products signs deals

Air Products, the world-leading industrial gases company which has been serving Guangdong in South China for 30 years, has signed a second long-term oxygen and nitrogen supply contract…

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Product proves its worth
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Product proves its worth

BASF presented a case study on the successful first use of its scratch-resistant iGloss® clearcoat technology in North America at the 29th annual SURCAR Conference. A global automotive…

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Chemists develop new technique
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Chemists develop new technique

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in America have developed a new method for making ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules in the laboratory. The method has the potential to…

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Chemist receives award
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Chemist receives award

Keary M. Engle, an assistant professor of chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute in the US, has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from NIH’s National Institute of…

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Dow announces $1 million support after hurricane disaster
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Dow announces $1 million support after hurricane disaster

The Dow Chemical Company announced an emergency fund in response to the widespread devastation caused by the recent Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

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Companies link up for CO2 project
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Companies link up for CO2 project

BASF and bse Engineering have signed an exclusive joint development agreement for BASF to provide custom-made catalysts for a new chemical energy storage process.

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