NACD Releases 2014 Productivity Report
The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) released its 2014 Company Productivity Report, showing that industry firms reported higher sales in in 2013 than the year prior.
Nanoparticles boost water treatment
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).
Nanosponge soaks up mercury
The first commercial use of a novel sponge-like material dubbed Self-Assembled Monolayers on Mesoporous Supports (SAMMS) has begun at several sites.