Modern alchemists are making chemistry greener

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Researchers have found a revolutionary approach that uses  and methanol to produce an epilepsy drug that previously required rhodium and dichloromethane, a toxic solvent. Their new reaction works faster and more cheaply, and it likely has a much smaller environmental impact, said Chirik, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Chemistry.

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2018-06-modern-alchemists-chemistry-greener.html#jCp

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