Daily Archives: January 31, 2013

First Mobile App for Green Chemistry Fosters Sustainable Manufacturing of Medicines

January 31st, 2013 | by pressroom

Sean Ekins, Alex M. Clark and Antony Williams point out that the companies that manufacture medicines, electronics components and hundreds of other consumer products have a commitment to work in a sustainable fashion without damaging the environment. That's the heart of "green chemistry," often defined as "the utilization of a set of principles that reduces or eliminates the use or generation of hazardous substances in the design, manufacture and application of chemical products."


Researchers Show an Ionic Liquid Proves Effective for Pre-Treating Individual Biofuel Feedstocks

January 31st, 2013 | by pressroom

A collaborative study by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), a bioenergy research center led by Berkeley Lab, and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has shown that an ionic liquid proven to be effective for pre-treating individual biofuel feedstocks is also effective at pre-treating multiple different feedstocks that have been mixed and densified into a blend



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