Read all the latest news about the movers and shakers in the chemical industry for May 2022.
In spite of some vociferous opposition, this new paradigm has been embraced by virtually all evolutionary biologists, and Ågren’s book presents an overview of the current state of the gene’s-eye view theory.
The launch of the James Webb Space Telescope is ushering in a new era of space exploration and could lead to the discovery of the first evidence of alien life, Jon Evans reports
Read the latest Applied Chemistry highlights in C&I Magazine Issue 4 2022 written by Nigel P Freestone, University of Northampton, UK.
An emerging area of research to degrade target proteins could lead to more potent and selective treatments for cancer and other difficult-to-treat diseases, Maria Burke reports
Health experts agree that most people eat too much salt which can cause high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Now, a new report provides insight into salt-reducing technologies that could help food companies modify their products.
Researchers in Spain report reducing inflammation in mice with multiple sclerosis – by giving them a type of ‘lipid mediator’. Use of these mediators could become valuable for treating MS, they say.
There is a common misperception that the Foundation Industries, which produce metals, chemicals, cement, ceramics, paper and glass, have changed little since the Industrial Revolution. They are often thought to still be manufacturing commodity products using ‘old’ technology. The reality is that an ever-growing demand to produce more of these materials, at lower cost, has driven considerable innovation over recent decades.
In March 2022, SCI had the pleasure of awarding prizes to not one but three teams in one day when we staged the final of our 2022 annual Bright SCIdea competition. According to SCI Chair of Trustees, Harry Swan, Bright SCIdea embodies the ‘very essence of SCI; bringing scientific ideas to commercial reality’.
Read the news in brief for May 2022