extraction

Researchers at Mainz University develop a sustainable method for extracting vanillin from wood processing waste

Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany have developed a new sustainable method of extracting the flavoring agent vanillin from…

When every particle counts: IOW develops comprehensive guidelines for microplastic extraction from environmental samples

Whether on a Baltic Sea beach, in the sludge of local sewage plants, and on our fields or in the Arctic ice, in Sahara dust and deep-sea sediments – by now,…

Scientists in Mainz develop a more sustainable photochemistry

Sustainable chemical applications need to be able to employ renewable energy sources, renewable raw materials, and Earth-abundant elements.

Structural origin of glass transition

A University of Tokyo research group has demonstrated through computer simulations that the enhancement of fluctuations in a liquid’s structure plays an…

New research shows positive welfare effects of natural resource extraction in Africa

“There are, of course, lots of problems with extractive industries – oil, natural gas and mineral mining – in Africa. But I have explored welfare determinants…

Expedition Genomics Lab: the mobile revolution in genetic analysis

On May 4, 2015, the MUSE – Science Museum (Trento, Italy) and the University of Verona (IT) presented Expedition Genomics Lab, a technology innovation project…

Space-based methane maps find largest US signal in Southwest

The researchers mapped satellite data to uncover the nation's largest methane signal seen from space. They measured levels of the gas emitted from all sources,…

Fracking’s environmental impacts scrutinised

The UK holds enough shale gas to supply its entire gas demand for 470 years, promising to solve the country’s energy crisis and end its reliance on fossil-fuel…

Researchers identify tests to diagnose invasive aspergillosis with 100 percent accuracy

The fungal infection invasive aspergillosis (IA) can be life threatening, especially in patients whose immune systems are weakened by chemotherapy or…

'Fracking' in the dark: Biological fallout of shale-gas production still largely unknown

As gas extraction continues to vastly outpace scientific examination, a team of eight conservation biologists from various organizations and institutions,…

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