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California enacts cleaning product law

Makers of cleaning products sold in California will have to reveal ingredients online and on product labels, under a first-of-its-kind law signed by Gov....

BASF buys slice of Bayer’s agrochemical business for $7 billion

BASF has agreed to purchase significant parts of Bayer’s seed and nonselective herbicide businesses for $7 billion. The deal is designed to satisfy regulatory...

U.S. EPA moves to kill power plant CO2 rules

The Trump Administration’s recent steps to kill the Obama Administration’s regulations to curb power plant emissions are unlikely to stop a U.S. and international...

Chemical makers step up dumping claims

U.S.-based chemical makers are pressing claims that overseas competitors are underpricing exports in an effort to steal market share, a practice known as dumping....

Scientists create world’s first ‘molecular robot’ capable of building molecules

Scientists at The University of Manchester have created the world's first 'molecular robot' that is capable of performing basic tasks including building other molecules.The...

BASF to buy Solvay’s nylon business for $1.9 billion

In a transaction involving two of Europe’s biggest chemical makers, BASF has agreed to acquire Solvay’s global nylon business for $1.9 billion. The business...

An original method of cooling ions could have new and interesting uses

Temperature is, in essence, the relative movement between atoms; thus the goal of getting the atoms to have small relative velocities involves freezing them...

U.S. chemical risk program gets mixed review

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s program for evaluating the human health risks associated with exposure to chemicals in the environment—the Integrated Risk Information System...

U.S. chemical risk program gets mixed review

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s program for evaluating the human health risks associated with exposure to chemicals in the environment—the Integrated Risk Information System...

Researchers set new bar for water-splitting, CO2-splitting techniques

Researchers from North Carolina State University have significantly boosted the efficiency of two techniques, for splitting water to create hydrogen gas and splitting carbon...