Through a life cycle study of PLA packaging, Stonyfield Farm Inc. found that it is a better option than polystyrene, in terms of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions and human health.
The 2.5 megawatt plant will turn manure into gas to produce electricity and keep the waste from being spread as fertilizer on farm land, where it can run off into waterways.
Cynthia Sarthou of the Gulf Restoration Network says the oil industry should never again be allowed to dump hundreds of thousands of gallons of dispersant into the sea as a preferred method of response to an oil spill.
Mantra’s electroreduction of carbon dioxide technology combines captured CO2 with water to produce high value materials, including formic acid, formate salts, oxalic acid and methanol.
Chem.Info speaks with industry experts about how tax cuts for capital equipment and lending measures will affect the processing industry.
Continuous improvement requires continuously delving deeply into all processes.
The two biggest obstacles to measuring viscous fluids flow—viscosity and flow profile—are now well understood and solutions to their challenges have been developed.
The first biogas cogeneration plant in the Ukraine, which is powered by 4,000 cows and a GE Jenbacher gas engine, recently completed nine months of successful operation.
Will gluten-free products continue to be a fixture in the food industry, or will it be just a small blip on the food radar?
4-Hydroxy-2-nonenal induces mitochondrial dysfunction and aberrant axonal outgrowth in adult sensory neurons that mimics features of diabetic neuropathy.October 12, 2010 5:38 am | by Neurotox Res | Comments
Modification of proteins by 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal (4-HNE) has been proposed to cause neurotoxicity in a number of neurodegenerative diseases, including distal axonopathy in diabetic sensory neuropathy. We tested the hypothesis that exposure of cultured adult rat sensory neurons...
The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 contains revamped tax incentives designed to make capital equipment purchases more appealing to businesses of all sizes.
The largest waste authority in the U.K. is using emission control untis to meet strict European odor restricitons at its mechanical biological treatment waste handling plants.
Properties of blood, porphyrins, and exposure to legacy and emerging persistent organic pollutants in surf scoters (Melanitta perspicillata) overwintering on the south coast o...October 10, 2010 6:38 pm | by Arch Environ Contam Toxicol | Comments
The surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) is a little-studied species of North American sea duck. Estimates suggest it has experienced a precipitous decline in breeding numbers over the latter half of the past century. To investigate the potential role of contaminant uptake and...
Identifying unpredicted drug benefit through query of patient experiential knowledge: a proof of concept web-based system.October 10, 2010 6:38 am | by Clin Translational Sci | Comments
Information necessary to recognize unexpected drug efficacy is not routinely collected. Once a drug is approved, opportunities for understanding these phenomena are usually lost within clinical care. We propose that patients are willing to provide a wide range of experiential...