Post Profile






Researchers invent novel process for extracting sugars from wood

The shampoo you washed your hair with this morning. The balloons for the party. Refrigerators and sunglasses, medicine and mosquito repellent, guitar strings and fishing lures. These—and thousands of other products we use every day—contain chemicals made from petroleum. But researchers at the University of Delaware can now offer manufacturers a much sweeter alternative to this fossil fuel.
read more

share

Related Posts


Today’s Hottest Deals: HUGE Savings on HDTV Antennas, Moon Shot Novel, Symphonized Wooden Earbuds, and More!

Technology : Geeks are Sexy

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning! –Symphonized NRG 3.0 Earbuds | Wood In-ear Noise-isolating Headphones with Mic & Volume Control – $49.99 $25.49 +...

There’s a new generation of water pollutants in your medicine cabinet

News : The Raw Story

Every day we each use a variety of personal care products. We wash our hands with antibacterial soaps and clean our faces with specialty cleansers. We wash and maintain our hair with shampoo, conditioner and other hair care products...

A sweeter way to make green products

Academics / General Science : EurekAlert: Technology Engineering

(University of Delaware) University of Delaware researchers have invented a more efficient process for extracting the sugars from wood chips, corn cobs and other organic waste from forests and farms. This biorenewable feedstock coul...

Researchers compare 'natural' mosquito repellents to DEET

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Researchers have tested 10 commercially available products for their effectiveness at repelling mosquitoes. Through their work, they found that mosquitoes were strongly repelled by all products containing DEET. For the other product...

A sweeter way to make green products

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

The shampoo you washed your hair with this morning. The balloons for the party. Refrigerators and sunglasses, medicine and mosquito repellent, guitar strings and fishing lures. These -- and thousands of other products we use every d...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC