Casting light on air pollution

Researchers in Canada have unlocked some of the chemistry behind urban air pollution. The team have determined for the first time that natural sunlight triggers the release of smog-forming nitrogen oxide compounds from the grime...

Pioneering cells work leads to Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2015 has been awarded to three scientists whose work is adding immensely to the understanding of human cells. Members of the judging panel awarded the prize jointly to Tomas...

LyondellBasell Carrington

LyondellBasell is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The Company manufactures products at 55 sites in 18 countries. Our British Carrington site is located approximately 10 miles from the City of Manchester...

Chemistry’s heroes are honoured

Scientists who developed products that improve health and contain safer materials have been inducted into a scientific “Hall of Fame”. They become the newest Heroes of Chemistry, an honour bestowed by the American Chemical Society...

Team comes up with new catalyst

A new bio-inspired zeolite catalyst has been developed by an international team comprising researchers from Technische Universität München, Eindhoven University of Technology and University of Amsterdam. The researchers say that it might pave the way...

Chemical company launches programme in Brazil

The Dow Chemical Company is working with Brazilian farmers from the state of Mato Grosso to implement more sustainable agricultural practices. The Sustainable Agriculture project is PART OF Dow’s Sustainable Future programme being run across...