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November 22, 2021 Cover

Volume 99, Issue 42

Chemistry entrepreneurs see a path to both profits and a better planet

Cover image:Chemistry entrepreneurs see a path to both profits and a better planet

Credit: Laurent Hrybyk

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Volume 99 | Issue 42

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Quote of the Week

“These are climate bombs that you can find and actually diffuse on the spot”

Alexander von Bismarck, executive director, Environmental Investigation Agency

  • Many bacteria lend other species a helping hand

    Beneficial interactions between bacterial species are more common than previously thought

  • Transforming soap into drugs

    Strategic ligand design drives catalysis of abundant compound into useful synthetic tool

  • Reactor converts methane to heavier hydrocarbons without forming CO2

    A scaled up version of the process could help to curb methane venting and flaring at remote oil sites.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Firms tag plastics businesses for sale

Lanxess and Trinseo join DuPont and DSM in looking to part with polymer operations