O'Driscoll, Cath
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p33
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs on innovations in the chemical industry as of May 2006. BASF and the University of Heidelberg have signed a contract to set up the Catalysis Research Laboratory dedicated to developing new homogeneous catalysts. Researchers at the University of Bath in Great Britain have been awarded grants to develop lighter and more efficient batteries for use in hybrid petrol-electric vehicles. Roche scientists have reported a method of analyzing drug metabolism which may help with the future selection of drugs for individuals, as well as with patient dosing regimens, the company claims.


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