|Akzo Nobel Urged to Engage With PPG|
Added: 23.03.2017 19:33 | 1 views | 0 comments
Akzo Nobel’s largest shareholder became the latest investor to urge the Dutch paint and chemicals maker to start negotiations with U.S. rival PPG Industries over its $24 billion takeover offer.
|Caught on camera: Chemical reactions 'filmed' at the single-molecule level|
Added: 23.03.2017 16:06 | 1 views | 0 comments
Scientists have succeeded in ‘filming’ inter-molecular chemical reactions – using the electron beam of a transmission electron microscope (TEM) as a stop-frame imaging tool. They have also discovered that the electron beam can be simultaneously tuned to stimulate specific chemical reactions by using it as a source of energy as well as an imaging tool.
|Imaging the inner workings of a sodium-metal sulfide battery for first time|
Added: 23.03.2017 16:06 | 0 views | 0 comments
Scientists discover that the iron sulfide battery material undergoes significant changes in its microstructure and chemical composition as sodium ions enter and leave the material during the first discharge/charge cycle, leading to an initial loss in battery capacity.
|Spiritual retreats change feel-good chemical systems in the brain|
Added: 23.03.2017 12:36 | 14 views | 0 comments
More Americans than ever are turning to spiritual, meditative and religious retreats as a way to reset their daily life and enhance well-being. Now, researchers show there are changes in the dopamine and serotonin systems in the brains of retreat participants.
|Oddball star could be home to long-sought superheavy elements|
Added: 23.03.2017 10:49 | 1 views | 0 comments
One of the most chemically strange stars we know could chart a path to the so-called "island of stability", where massive yet relatively stable atoms exist
|Ex-financial manager pleads guilty to embezzling $1.4M|
Added: 23.03.2017 6:19 | 15 views | 0 comments
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The former financial manager for a chemical manufacturing company has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $1.4 million.
Acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson, in a news release, said 54-year-old Wade Barbay, of Baton Rouge, pleaded Wednesday before U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles to engaging ...
|Chile salmon: Too delicious to be true?|
Added: 23.03.2017 5:53 | 1 views | 0 comments
The Chilean salmon industry has become synonymous with massive use of toxic chemicals used in overcrowded fish farms that destroy the ocean's eco-system.