LONDON (ICIS)--After a slow start to autumn, production cutbacks at certain domestic facilities look set to continue well into Q4 amid poor outlooks concerning key end-user markets and little sign of...
Two startups in India have won Paint the Future awards and the chance to continue working together with AkzoNobel to accelerate their solutions. The winning submissions answered the company’s call for innovative ways to enhance
Why do some materials carry electrical currents without any resistance only when cooled to near absolute zero while others do so at comparatively high temperatures? This key question continues to vex scientists studying the phenomenon
Since ancient times, humans have extracted salts, like table salt, from the ocean. While table salt is the easiest to obtain, seawater is a rich source of different minerals, and researchers are exploring which ones
To encourage more recycling, the U.K. taxes single-use plastic products containing less than 30% recycled material. But aside from a manufacturer’s word, there isn’t an easy way to verify this composition. Now, researchers reporting in
Andrea Hochegger’s current research focus is the question of contamination with mineral oil hydrocarbons. “We break up complex mixtures into MOSH and MOAH fractions,” Andrea explains. These are groups of chemical compounds found in mineral