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Turning packing peanuts* to power (Day 329)

Chemical engineers don’t like waste. We are always looking for ways to use and reuse items that would otherwise be discarded (see my blog ‘ 579 more words

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Kathleen Smith of the US Geological Survey Investigates Mining Gold, Silver, Platinum and Other Precious Metals From Human Poo

VICE Motherboard: Every year, Americans are flushing a fortune down the toilet. Literally. More than 7 million tons of biosolids—treated sewage sludge—pass through US wastewater facilities annually. 151 more words


There's Gold In Them Thar Poop

The members of the American Chemical Society must be very curious people.  For example, a presentation at the most recent national meeting of the ACS addressed the prospects for recovery of gold, silver, copper, vanadium, palladium, and other precious metals that are found in . 241 more words


Study Suggests Chocolate Can Be Made Sweeter, And Better For You

By Dr. Brian McDonough

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s new research underway aimed at making chocolate better for you.

A study from the University of Ghana is getting quite a great deal of attention from a meeting in Denver for the… 114 more words


My Blog Picture Used in IACIS Newsletter

I wrote a blog article in August 2014 as a recap for the 88th American Chemical Society Colloid & Surface Science Symposium that was held at the University of Pennsylvania. 243 more words

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