UMass Lowell (press release)
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:41:15 -0800
“This could help Massachusetts manufacturers eliminate organic solvents and toxic monomers from their formulations.” Since its inception more than 20 years ago, the TURI Academic Grant program has awarded more than $1.5M in funding, supporting more ...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:33:11 -0800
Caused by exposure to certain organic solvents, the disorder insidiously affects the nervous system over time. It can also affect motor skills, brain function and indirectly cause structural damage to the body. Clinically depressed, Mr Payne was at the ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:18:45 -0800
BASF's Coatings division says it is the sole supplier of automotive coatings for the new plant of the Chinese automaker, Chery in Jacarei, Brazil, which started operations in August, 2014. BASF will supply red, white, black, silver and grey shades ...
ITAR-TASS (press release)
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:09:55 -0800
The truXTRAC FFPE RNA extraction method utilizes the highly controlled, focused acoustic energy to remove paraffin from Fixed-Formalin, Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) samples without the use of organic solvents; enabling efficient and rapid tissue ...
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:24:05 -0800
Organic solvents such as acetonitrile, hydrocarbons, and dichloromethane are flammable, toxic, and tend to be expensive to purchase and dispose of. As a result, researchers, particularly in industry, are looking for technologies that either reduce the ...
The New Indian Express
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:22:30 -0800
These nanotised curcumin particles are also independent of a “carrier” The procedure allows it to disperse in water, while natural curcumin is only soluble in organic solvents. This increased the bioavailability of nanotised curcumin, compared to that ...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:56:15 -0800
Study after study has come out warning against the dangers of phthalates, a class of chemicals added to all kinds of consumer products like cosmetics, plastic shower curtains, linoleum and glues. The latest comes from Columbia University's Mailman ...
Nanotechnology News (press release)
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:50:29 -0800
Organic solvents are currently used in large quantity in various industries, including petrochemicals, chemicals and textile. Increasing environmental pollutions caused by the application of these solvents in various aspects is a reason for the ...
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