News tagged with chemical industry

The key to the treasure in wood

(Phys.org) —In future, it could be easier to break down wood, as a source of raw materials, into its constituent parts. Chemists at the Max Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung in Mülheim an der Ruhr have found an efficient ...

dateOct 07, 2013 in Materials Science
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Bid to clean up the world

An international scientific initiative aimed at reducing the impact of human-made pollution on the health and wellbeing of the whole world was launched in Melbourne, Australia, today.

dateSep 17, 2013 in Environment
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Oil leaks from submerged Philippine ferry

Philippine authorities said Sunday they were unable to stop fuel leaking from a ferry that sank, as oil spread to coastal villages, fishing grounds and mangroves more than five kilometres (three miles) away.

dateAug 19, 2013 in Environment
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