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Should we abolish the nail polish?

Nail paints have been in fashion for a long long time now. I don’t see them going out of fashion ever, but wait. Are there any chemicals lurking behind the beauty? 747 more words

Environmental Science & Technology

Green Innovations – The Sky’s the Limit

By Annabelle Wong, 2016 Symposium Coordinator for the GCI

It’s an exciting time of year again when the GCI hosts their annual Green Chemistry Symposium! I remember starting as a graduate student here at the University of Toronto just a year ago and had the wonderful opportunity of attending the 2015 symposium as a first-timer. 549 more words

Green Chemistry

Preparation and properties of Triazine based Streptocyanines

A new series of bistriazine-based streptocyanines has been selectively prepared. 1D- and 2D-DNMR spectroscopy and computational calculations have shown the presence of a Cl … H bond. 36 more words

Green Chemistry

A Healthy Scientist Makes Greener Science

By Kiril Fedorov, Member-at-Large for the GCI

Do you remember the time you had spilled your reaction vessel on the floor, over distilled the solution, broke glassware, or had another accident in the laboratory?   880 more words

Green Chemistry

Can any oils be produced by fungus?

Many fungi make oils. Fungal oils recently became the focus of intense research in industrial microbiology.
There are two main impetuses for this research focus. 611 more words

Fungi

Alternatives assessment frameworks

A big part of implementing green chemistry in industry is the task of identifying and selecting product or process chemistries that are safer, less resource-intensive, and also functionally better than those we currently use. 892 more words

Green Chemistry

BENZYL VINYL ETHER

Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article

DOI: 10.1039/C5GC02977E, Communication

Ryosuke Matake, Yusuke Adachi, Hiroshi Matsubara

A convenient preparation of vinyl ethers from alcohols with calcium carbide was developed. 230 more words

Synthesis