Newsletter of Useful Web Sources No. 143 Subscribe FREE July 31, 2012 

Welcome to the Newsletter of Interesting Web Sites Serving the Chemical, Petrochemical, Agrochemical, Biochemical, Pharmaceutical, Plastics, and related industries. For past editions, please visit our newsletter archive. If you would prefer not to receive this newsletter in the future, please scroll to the bottom of this message and follow the instructions.




This issue of the newsletter highlights Web sites in the following categories:
Chem apps
Pharma reference works
Chemical business
The Alchemist pick


The World's Best Engineering Schools
Over the past few weeks, "Business Insider" conducted a survey to find out the true ranking of the top 50 schools. All these schools have comparable high-quality academics, smart professors, and great campuses. But when it comes to figuring out the value of an engineering school, there's only one thing that really matters: The amount the school will help your future career. Find out the results of this interesting survey here:

arrowback to top


The Aldrich Handbook of Fine Chemicals for iPad
The first iPad version of the Aldrich catalog, featuring an expanded list of over 47,000 chemical products, extensive chemical and physical data, and nearly 37,000 chemical structures.

arrowback to top


Databib is a tool for helping people to identify and locate online repositories of research data. Over 200 data repositories have been cataloged in Databib, with more being added every week. Users and bibliographers create and curate records that describe data repositories that users can browse and search.

arrowback to top


The pharmaHUB web site is a resource for research, education and collaboration in pharmaceutical engineering and science, hosting various resources which will help you learn about your science area, including Publications, Animations, Learning Series, Online Presentations, and more.
Most importantly, offers powerful research simulation tools which you can access from your web browser, so you can not only learn about but also simulate pharmaceutical engineering and science processes.

arrowback to top


Chemistry in my State
Over 96% of all manufactured goods are directly touched by the business of chemistry, making this industry an essential part of every facet of our nation's economy. Chemistry provides significant economic benefits in every state. Use this tool to view chemical industry statistics by US state.

arrowback to top


Backyard cleanup
Yet another application for titanium dioxide has been developed, this time by researchers in Germany hoping to keep their lawn furniture clean. Left out in a European winter, pristine, plastic garden furniture is likely to take on a patina of lichens, algae and other gunk, but not if you coat it with titania, the team reports. As spring turns to summer, the titania is activated by incident ultraviolet light from the sun and the self-cleaning action of this material kicks. Iris Trick and colleagues have now demonstrated the efficiency of these photocatalytic coatings, which could give lazy gardeners yet another comfortable excuse to take a seat.
Cleaning with sunlight

Read more hot chemistry news from's newsletter: The Alchemist.

arrowback to top




AgrochemEx 2012 (20-22, October 2012)
AgrochemEx is an annual agrochemical symposium and exhibition in Shanghai,China. It brings purchasers to the Chinese pesticide manufactures directly rather than middle man. 500+ exhibitors and 25,000 visitors from 78 countries attended it in 2011. It's slogan is, "Meet the right person, at the right time, in the right place."

Venue: Shanghai Everbright Convention and Exhibition Center

arrowback to top


The 69th API China 7-9 Nov 2012 Xiamen
API China is China's leading exhibition for the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector, covering the complete spectrum of products from raw materials, fine chemicals, intermediates, ingredients, processing machinery and packaging machinery. It is an event for international buyers to meet Asian sellers, especially Chinese ingredients manufacturers.

Place:Xiamen,China International Conference & Exhibition Center

arrowback to top


SpeChem China 2012
SpeChem China 2012 will be held at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center Nov. 19-21, 2012. Organized by CCPIT Sub-Council of Chemical Industry, the professional international trade promotion organization in China Chemical Industry, and Zhejiang Netsun Co., Ltd., which owns the famous chemical SpeChem China is the leading exhibition in China Fine & Specialty Chemical Industry.

arrowback to top


Click here to suggest a site to the Newsletter
Suggested Web sites should be "best of breed," include valuable, FREE information / services and address the interest of a wide audience. We do not guarantee inclusion and reserve the right to select suggested web sites at our sole discretion. now accepts advertising. If interested, contact us by email at, or phone (626) 930-0808, 9:00am-5:00pm PST.


About Us is the leading free online directory and search engine for chemical and related industry professionals. Our database of Web sites includes more than 75,000 chemical industry related entities and contains the full text of millions of pages.


Particle characterization
Micromeritics is a leading supplier of particle characterization analytical laboratory instruments for R&D, QA/QC, production, and process control applications. Characteristics determined include: particle size, surface area, pore volume, pore size, material density, catalytic activity, and active surface area. A Materials Analysis Laboratory provides sample analyses on a contract basis.

ICIS news - A breaking news service for the global chemical industry. Follow the latest market-moving news, data and analysis directly impacting your business decisions. Access comprehensive news coverage including emerging markets of Russia, China and Latin America. Save time with advanced customization and powerful search tools. For a FREE trial, register at

Free Magazines
FREE to Qualified users. No hidden or trial offers, and no purchase necessary. Publications are absolutely free to those who qualify. Be alerted to new, useful Web sites and services. Continue - More chemistry jobs, the Webs leading jobs site for chemists, pharmaceutical scientists and chemical industry professionals is now bigger than ever. Over 500,000 unique users per month access the site through and, making THE place to start looking for qualified candidates and new chemistry related jobs on the Web.
Visit today.

Free Newsletters's Newsletter Center invites you to subscribe to newsletters of your interest - free of charge. Click here for details

The Newsletter is a service of
730 E. Cypress Ave. Monrovia, CA 91016 .Phone +1.626.930.0808 Fax +1.626.930.0102
© 2012• all rights reserved