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  • Dow hires bank to sell Angus Chemical in Buffalo Grove

    Dow hires bank to sell Angus Chemical in Buffalo Grove
    Dow Chemical Co. has kicked off processes to sell two of its specialty chemicals subsidiaries that could fetch close to $2 billion combined, according to people familiar with the matter, part of its effort to divest several billion dollars worth of non-core assets by 2015.
  • U.S. court overturns law limiting biotech crops on Hawaiian island

    (Reuters) - A group of global biotech crop companies won a court victory on Monday that blocks enactment of a law passed last year limiting the planting of biotech crops and use of pesticides on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry...

    Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

    Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown
    Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare. She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at the secluded...

    These hot sectors may stay warm in the second half of 2014

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters) With a relatively robust first half for the U.S. stock market in the rear-view mirror, can you expect hot sectors to continue their climb for the rest...

    Alexander Shulgin, chemist behind MDMA, dies at 88

     Alexander Shulgin, chemist behind MDMA, dies at 88
    Biochemist Alexander Shulgin accidentally discovered one of the most famous and infamous party drugs of the 1980s. He synthesized a compound called MDMA in 1976 in his backyard laboratory and, as was his tradition, tried it out on himself. "First...