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New report on butanol market

New report on butanol market

The market research institute Ceresana is expecting surplus production of butanol on the global market in 2021.


Antibacterial polymer discovered

Antibacterial polymer discovered

Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm have discovered an antibacterial polymer for sportswear, diapers and bandages.


Rhodia with new products

Rhodia with new products

Rhodia presents its new high-performance, eco-friendly solvent Rhodiasolv IRIS and its new waterborne paint additives.


Polymers move smartly

Polymers move smartly

Hans-Jörg Schneider and Kazuaki Kato, University of Saarlandes, Germany, introduce polymers that respond to chemical and biological stimuli through movement Chemomechanical polymers are a new type of smart polymer with specific recognition sites that can respond selectively to chemical and biological stimuli through large movements.