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AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Valeant buys Salix on strength of IBS drug's expected FDA approval

2/23/2015

  • ABC News
  • Bloomberg

Canada-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals has purchased North Carolina-based Salix Pharmaceuticals for $10.1 billion. Valeant hopes that Salix’s irritable bowel syndrome drug Xifaxan will gain FDA approv… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

House panel approves 2 bills targeting EPA science

2/26/2015

  • EENews.net (subscription required)

The House Science, Space and Technology Committee has approved two bills targeting the science behind Environmental Protection Agency regulations. One bill would prevent the agency from finalizing rul… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Report: Ohio shale oil, gas output rose in Q4

2/25/2015

  • Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) (tiered subscription model), The

Shale oil production in Ohio in the fourth quarter of 2014 rose 545,000 barrels from the previous quarter to 3.6 million barrels, according to a report released this week by the state Department of Na… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Dow exec urges STEM mentoring for girls

2/25/2015

  • Philly.com (Philadelphia)

Business leaders need to make a greater effort to encourage women to pursue STEM careers, writes Eunice Heath, global director for sustainable products marketing and strategy for Dow Chemical. Heath a… Read More

inform SmartBrief

Smart news on global fats and oils

inform SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International News on Fats, Oils and Related Materials

Supplement makers too often neglect proven ingredients, omega-3s

2/23/2015

  • NutraIngredients

Cognitive supplement makers often hurt themselves by failing to include omega-3 fatty acids and proven ingredients at clinically relevant doses, according to NutraScience Labs. "There are just too man… Read More

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Shale oil and natural gas news

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Retreating rigs lead to falling "boom town" costs, exec says

2/25/2015

  • FuelFix.com

"Boom town" costs related to housing and other company-paid services for employees have started to decline in oil-producing states such as North Dakota and Texas as drillers pull their rigs from shale… Read More