Wednesday, September 10, 2008

A Green-Chemistry Convert

A FEW YEARS AGO one of Irv Levy’s students told him she wanted to write her organic chemistry research paper on green chemistry. Levy was skeptical. He didn’t think green chemistry sounded like “real chemistry.”
“It sounded like touchy-feely tree hugging,” he recalls. “I recommended that she consider another topic, but she insisted.” So he reluctantly agreed.
Read more of the article “The Ivory Tower Goes Green” in Chemical and Engineering News...

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