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Genomatica signs deal for syngas to chemicals

Syngas – a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen – has a long history of use in the chemical industry, both for large-scale ammonia and methanol production and for conversion of C1 feedstocks – coal and natural gas - into chemicals and fuels via Fischer-Tropsch reactions. But a novel, less energy intensive route is now being […]

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“Killer paper” holds promise, and danger?

 Source: ACS The march of nanotech silver particles in the fight against bacteria seems relentless. Readers of this blog may recall the technology lies at the heart of the Tata Chemicals’ Swach water filter which won the ICIS Innovation Awards in 2010. And the chances are your socks also contain silver nanoparticles to fight […]

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