News tagged with hydrolysis

For perfect nano-crystals, just add water

A simplified technique to fabricate nano-crystals of cerium dioxide (CeO2), which have wide-ranging technological and industrial applications, has been "unexpectedly" demonstrated by a UNSW chemist.

Jul 10, 2013
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Turning up the heat on biofuels

(Phys.org) —The production of biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass would benefit on several levels if carried out at temperatures between 65 and 70 degrees Celsius. Researchers with the Energy Biosciences ...

May 16, 2013
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Advances in recycling for the electronics sector

Research has addressed the mounting problem of polymers from the electronics sector entering the waste stream. An EU-funded research team investigated a fully recyclable polymer and have developed new moulding ...

Sep 26, 2012
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Safer way to make diazomethane developed

(PhysOrg.com) -- Diazomethane is a toxic, explosive reagent prepared as needed in laboratories, where it is commonly used in cyclopropanation, but its explosive nature prevents it being used widely on an industrial ...

Mar 23, 2012 report
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Greater accuracy in gauging blood coagulation

Thrombin plays a key role in various pathologies of the haemostatic system. Overexpression of thrombin can result in thrombosis, whereas its underexpression might lead to haemophilia. Therefore, accurate monitoring ...

Feb 23, 2012
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