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Liquid Salt as Green Solvents

Anant Patel is a Ph.D. candidate at Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Long Island University. He is skilled in formulation and characterization of small molecules and equally interested in other branches of pharmaceutical sciences. 487 more words
Current Perspectives


Happy Spring everyone!  With a gorgeous sunny day here in the Pacific Northwest as I write this, I am so excited to have this weekend to get dirty in the garden, take a nice long bike ride, and enjoy the beginning of the season!  424 more words


Fungus Amongus – the Nanoparticle Producers

Recent discoveries continue to highlight the many uses of that wonderful kingdom of life, fungus.  Penicillin, a group of antibiotics that changed medicine forever, is derived from the Penicillium fungi (taken from a moldy cantaloupe in an Illinois market). 1,017 more words


In the news: The Chemical Industry is the New Tobacco

I’d like to bring to your attention two recent news articles on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) with a disturbing connection. They’re both great reads, so I’ll try not to spoil them for you. 740 more words


Green Chemistry: Safer Products Engineered with Abundant Materials

by Heather L. Buckley

The sunrise through the haze on the outskirts of Delhi, India, looks alien to someone from the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, who is habituated to cold, clear morning skies.  1,332 more words

March 2014

An Artificial Leaf?

Recently, Scientists have come one step closer to making a perfectly functional artificial leaf. Simply using the power of the sun, the leaf splits water into pure Hydrogen and Oxygen in a very similar way to Photosynthesis in plants. 262 more words