The American Cleaning Institute, based in Washington DC, which represents the US cleaning products industry, has promoted James Kim to VP, science regulatory affairs, and Kathleen Stanton to associate VP, technical & internal affairs. These promotions follow the retirement of Richard Sedlak, executive VP, technical & internal affairs.
Author Wallace-Wells makes for compelling reading with a portentous narrative that foresees the end of the world as we know it today.
Water is one of the most important components contributing to life on earth. When viewed from space, it is obvious that it covers 75% of the Earth’s surface and fills the troposphere with clouds.
Sustainable polycarbonate adhesives with thermoresponsive properties - Pressure sensitive adhesives are ubiquitous in commodity products such as tapes, bandages, labels, packaging and insulation.
Restricting the amount of the amino acid arginine reduces the formation of harmful, disease-promoting cells in rheumatoid arthritis, researchers have found (Nature Commun., 2020, 11, 431).
Kenya has become the latest Eastern African country to be invaded by the desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria), one of the most dangerous migratory pest species that has been ravaging Ethiopia and Somalia.
Cdk profiling via a photoaffinity displacement assay - Groups from Strathclyde, GlaxoSmithKline and Cellzome have combined to find a photoaffinity probe that crosslinked well to cyclin dependent kinases 2, 7, and 9 (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., doi: anie.201906321).
Plastics producers say that chemical recycling – which converts waste polymers back into monomers – could boost recycling rates in future. Lou Reade reports
Ask any non-chemist or scientist about chemicals and often as not they will say they don’t like them. In fact a recent survey published in Nature Chemistry found that almost 40% of Europeans want to ‘live in a world where chemical substances don’t exist’. For any chemist or scientist, the paradox is clear – the fact that everyone and everything is comprised of chemicals has passed most of society by.