Just to Remember: Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry

Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry: Prevention Atom Economy Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses Designing Safer Chemicals Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries Design for Energy Efficiency Use of Renewable Feedstocks Reduce Derivatives Catalysis Design for Degradation Real-time analysis for Pollution Prevention Inherently Safer Chemistry for Accident Prevention A more complete version can be found at EPA’s site: Twelve […]

International Year of Planet Earth

International Year of Planet Earth. ‘The International Year of Planet Earth aims to ensure greater and more effective use by society of the knowledge accumulated by the world’s 400,000 Earth scientists. The Year’s ultimate goal of helping to build safer, healthier and wealthier societies around the globe is expressed in the Year’s subtitle ‘Earth science […]

HarvardScience: Science and Engineering News from Harvard University

HarvardScience. ‘HarvardScience is a publication of the Harvard Office of News and Public Affairs devoted to all matters related to science at the various schools, departments, institutes, and hospitals of Harvard University. The items on HarvardScience are written specifically for the site or are selected from recent publications, press releases, newsletters, newspapers, and Web sites […]

OAIster: Opening the Archives

OAIster. ‘OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources. We provide access to these digital resources by “harvesting” their descriptive metadata (records) using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting). The Open Archives Initiative is not the same thing as the Open Access movement. Digital resources can range from an old-time advertisement of […]

Call for Public Comments: Prioritization of Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials

Prioritization of Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials (PDF). The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), is requesting public comments on the newly released document Prioritization of Environmental, Health, and […]