Article - 23 Jul 2001
Ancient Chinese and Hindus were familiar with mercury (Hg). The metal was also found in Egyptian tombs of 1500 BC. Mercury rarely occurs as such in nature.
News - 14 Nov 2013
Nexeo Solutions, a global leader in plastics distribution, announced that it will distribute Parx Plastics’ materials in Europe. Parx Plastics is a producer of revolutionary antibacterial...
News - 13 Aug 2019
A new study by Australian and UK researchers has shown that the molecular mechanism used by bacteria to combat against chemicals developed to destroy them can facilitate the synthesis of precursors...
News - 24 Feb 2009
EU-funded scientists have developed a simpler, cleaner method of producing hydrogen peroxide (H202), which is widely used as an antiseptic and disinfectant. The results could lead to the on-site...
News - 12 Feb 2009
Scientists in China are reporting development and testing of new self-sanitizing plaster with more powerful antibacterial effects than penicillin. The material could be used in wall coatings, paints,...
News - 10 Jun 2021
RUDN University chemist with his colleagues from Portugal has developed two types of coating based on new coordination polymers with silver. Both compounds were successfully tested against four common...
News - 1 Oct 2014
Researchers at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed safe, antibacterial fibres using bio-compatible plastics and lanosol, an antimicrobial compound found in red algae seaweeds. Silver...
News - 4 Dec 2010
They might just be the smallest Christmas tree decorations ever. Tiny spherical particles of gold and silver that are more than 100 million times smaller than the gold and silver baubles used to...
News - 11 Nov 2010
With a view to future growth markets for paper chemicals and dyestuffs in China, Indonesia and India, BASF's Paper Chemicals division will reorganize its global business structures. The business...
News - 6 Sep 2010
Ayusman Sen, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Penn State University, has been honored with the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Medal.
Sen is only the second recipient of the medal,...