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03/09/2021
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  • New type of ventilator for virus-free air
    The danger of becoming infected with the coronavirus is especially high in enclosed spaces. This is because aerosols - which play a key role in the transmission of COVID-19 - increase the concentra...
  • Produce perfumes from recycled CO2
    Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY), one of the world's largest beauty companies and the global leader in fragrances, today announced it has signed a letter of intent to partner with LanzaTech to introduce sust...
  • Boosting boron's utility
    Boron, a metalloid element that sits next to carbon in the periodic table, has many traits that make it potentially useful as a drug component. Nonetheless, only five FDA-approved drugs contain bor...
  • Vegetable proteins replace petroleum-based raw materials
    Just like cellulose, lignin and fats, proteins are renewable raw materials. Their potential for the chemical industry remains largely untapped. Research teams at the Fraunhofer Institute for Proces...
  • The water surface is a fantastic place for chemical reactions
    Using an advanced technique, scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research have demonstrated that a chemical reaction powered by light takes place ten thousand times faster at the air-w...
  • New insights into the mechanism of nuclear fission
    Nuclear scientists from the University of Surrey and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have contributed to an international research collaboration to show how the angular momentum of the two f...
  • Protective ship coatings as an underestimated source of microplastic pollution
    Shipping traffic can be a major source of tiny plastic particles floating in the sea, especially out in the open ocean. In a paper published in the scientific journal Environmental Science & Techno...