Tag: American Chemical Society

Scientists looking at how microbes contaminate biofuels

Scientists looking at how microbes contaminate biofuels

March 11, 2018 |

In Washington, DC, the American Chemical Society is exploring studies that look at how microbes are becoming a concern for airlines and fleet operators who use biofuels. Operators are noticing contamination of microbes in biodiesel blends that wasn’t an issue before and scientists are looking into how to rectify the issue. A recent scientific study […]

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American Chemical Society launches Biochemical Technology Leadership Roundtable

American Chemical Society launches Biochemical Technology Leadership Roundtable

February 21, 2016 |

In Washington, the American Chemical Society in cooperation with LanzaTech, Intrexon and other leading bio-based chemical companies, announced at ABLC the formation of a Biochemical Technology Leadership Roundtable. This collaboration will identify and address key scientific challenges such as those relating to scaling up biochemical technologies in a sustainable way. Membership is open to all […]

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American Chemical Society podcast covers a greener source of ingredients for plastics

American Chemical Society podcast covers a greener source of ingredients for plastics

November 25, 2013 |

In Washington, the Chemical Society announced that the latest episode in the Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series highlights a first-of-its-kind process that can convert vegetable and animal fats and oils into a key ingredient for plastics. A report by Douglas Neckers, Ph.D., and Maria Muro-Small in the journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, describes the […]

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