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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 11, 2007
... shipped to a testing lab. Researchers long have eyed
oil secreted from the preen gland (located at the base of the tail feathers), which birds use to waterproof feathers and ward off parasites. However, data validating preen oils usefulness had been available for only a single species of bird. In the ...
Nanotechnology provides 'green' path to environmentally sustainable economy
...e performance and lowering the cost of fuel cells, eyed
as the energy source for cars and trucks of the future. At the same time, work at the nanoscale is leading toward tools for removing toxic materials and cleaning up hazardous waste sites. "Nanotechnology potentially is a 'doubly green dream.' It o...
ACS News Service weekly press package -- June 5, 2006
...Compared to small molecule NO donor prodrugs being eyed
for pharmaceutical use, dendrimer scaffolds offer distinct advantages for the storage and controlled delivery of NO. Their dendrimers, for instance, are capable of releasing large quantities of NO for extended periods and have the future ability to b...
Chemical Society announces EPA awards for environmentally friendly technologies
...alls. Cheap and renewable, cellulose has long been eyed
by polymer chemists: cellophane and rayon are cellulose, for instance. But very strong, zipper-like attractions between its molecules have made it one of the most challenging materials to dissolve -- the first step in processing the polymer -- withou...