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New technologies set the stage for dramatic expansion of wireless control.01/06/2007
Super-hydrophilic nanoparticles dispersed in a conventional polyamide reverse osmosis (RO) membrane allow dramatically better water permeability than possible with conventional membranes while maintaining comparable salt rejection, according to researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).01/03/2007
While hydrogen has been touted as the fuel of the future for vehicles, safe and efficient on-board storage of the gas remains a major hurdle in developing practical vehicles.01/03/2007
Catalytic process promises high-speed low-cost production of hydrogen11/29/2006
Renewable resources can supply 25% of the energy used in the U.S. for electricity and motor vehicle fuel by 2025 at little or no additional cost, says a study recently released by the RAND Corp.11/29/2006
Novel catalyst-coated furnace tubes that promise to cut energy costs in olefins manufacturing are set for a second key test.11/29/2006
BASF AG and the Dow Chemical Co. plan to produce propylene oxide (PO) via the first commercial-scale hydrogen peroxide propylene oxide (HPPO) plant.10/31/2006
Congress passes chemical-plant security legislation10/31/2006
First commercial plant to make PDO from corn nears production.10/14/2006
Flowserve Corp. announced the establishment of an award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), memorializing longtime Flowserve employee and pump technology expert Dr. Sankaraiyer Gopalakrishnan.09/18/2006
GE Plastics is using a new method for making certain polymers that promisesto to devour extensive amounts of post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) waste.08/25/2006
BP and DuPont have partnered to develop and market advanced biofuels and will reportedly commercialize biobutanol for gasoline in 2007.08/22/2006
The first commercial use of a novel sponge-like material dubbed Self-Assembled Monolayers on Mesoporous Supports (SAMMS) has begun at several sites.08/18/2006
The use of microwaves by the chemical industry is set to grow as the National Centre for Industrial Microwave Processing (NCIMP) is evaluating the economics of microwave technology for specific applications and, for promising ones, developing industrial-scale equipment.08/17/2006