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Registration Open For Green Chemistry Conference

LANSING — Registration is now open for GreenUp, the 2015 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, to be held Nov. 3 and 4 at the University of Michigan’s North Campus Research Complex in Ann Arbor. 203 more words


Metal-free synthesis of polysubstituted oxazoles via a decarboxylative cyclization from primary α-amino acids

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Control experiments.

The ubiquitous oxazoles have attracted more and more attention in both industrial and academic fields for decades. This interest arises from the fact that a variety of natural and synthetic compounds which contain the oxazole substructure exhibit significant biological activities and antiviral properties. 992 more words


Benjamin Gonzalez talks to Il Bioeconomista. An interview with the CEO of METEX

“I am convinced that what we lack today to confirm the value creation potential of the industrial biotechnology are concrete examples of investments to construct real industrial operations that are profitable and that create manufacturing jobs.   777 more words


DEQ Sets Sustainable Manufacturing, Green Chemistry Conferences

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is holding two seminars this fall for manufacturers interested in gaining a competitive edge through efficiencies and sustainability. 315 more words


A Green Iodine Clock Reaction

By Judy Tsao, Member-at-Large for the GCI

The iodine clock is a popular chemistry demonstration among high school teachers and science demonstrators. In this activity, two clear and colourless solutions are mixed together, which leads to no initial observable change. 504 more words

GCI Initiatives


The edible honey mushroom sprouts from trees and woody shrubs. It both nourishes its host and aids in composition. Photo © Paul Stamets

By Jenny Wierschem…

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12 Principles of Green Chemistry and Green Solvents

In 1998, in a book entitled Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice, Paul Anastas and John Warner put forth 12 principles of green chemistry. Currently, the American Chemical Society(ACS) includes them on their… 886 more words

Ecological Chem