TITLE

The World's Fastest Chemists

AUTHOR(S)
Moukheiber, Zina
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/17/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the company Symyx, which developed a new class of polypropylenes. The polypropylenes are more malleable than the traditional stiff plastic used to make lawn furniture and plastic forks. Dow Chemical Co. started selling the new plastics in 2004. Symyx got its start in 1994, the brainchild of chemist Peter Schultz, who had hit on the idea of applying the techniques of rapid drug-screening to materials science.
ACCESSION #
20957224

 

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