News - 21 Sep 2021
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Tianning Diao, associate professor of chemistry at New York University, with funding for research on "upcycling" poly(acrylic acid), a plastic...
News - 21 Jul 2021
Despite the best efforts of industry to work towards sustainability, most plastics (or polymers) are still made using non-renewable fossil fuels. However, researchers have now found an economical...
News - 23 Jul 2020
Thermosets, which include epoxies, polyurethanes, and rubber used for tires, are found in many products that have to be durable and heat-resistant, such as cars or electrical appliances.
News - 9 Jul 2020
Usually, when oil prices fall, biobased chemical firms struggle. But these days, alternatives to petroleum-based products are undergoing a renaissance.
Consumers are increasingly eco-conscious,...
News - 7 Mar 2020
Recently published research from scientists at Queen Mary University of London and GlaxoSmithKline demonstrates the complex nature of nanoscale adhesion mechanisms between polymeric biomaterials and...
News - 12 Dec 2019
Hokkaido University researchers have developed a hydrogel that does the opposite of what polymer-based materials, like plastic bottles, normally do. Their material hardens when heated and softens when...
News - 21 Feb 2019
Acrylics are an incredibly diverse and useful family of chemicals used in all kinds of products, from diapers to nail polish. Now, a team of researchers from UConn and ExxonMobil describe a new...
News - 11 Feb 2019
Acrylics are an extremely varied and useful group of chemicals used in all types of products, from nail polish to diapers. Presently, a team of scientists from the University of Connecticut (UConn)...
News - 16 Jan 2018
The miVac DNA centrifugal sample concentrator from Genevac is purpose designed to efficiently remove water and organic solvents from biological samples containing nucleic acids.
News - 3 Sep 2015
Master Bond EP21NDCL is a unique two component epoxy system that cures optically clear in thin sections, even though Part A is translucent and Part B is light amber.
This non-drip compound is...