News tagged with oils

Strong odour challenge of mercaptans

Mercaptans or thiols are a special class of organic compounds that contain sulfur functional group RSH. Various sulfur compounds are sought for the formation of new materials in photonics, optics, the pharmaceutical industry, ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Materials Science
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Increasing production of seed oils

Plant-derived oils are widely used all over the world both for food and for industrial purposes. In recent years they have also attracted attention as raw materials for potential bio-fuels and bio-plastics that are friendly ...

dateNov 09, 2015 in Biotechnology
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ExxonMobil probed on climate science

ExxonMobil is being investigated by New York state on whether it lied to the public about the risks of climate change, a spokesman for New York's top prosecutor said Thursday.

dateNov 05, 2015 in Environment
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