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IBM Organocatalysis: Green Chemistry Breakthrough

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    IBM Organocatalysis: Green Chemistry Breakthrough

    Date added: 09 Mar 2010

    Jim Hedrick, a researcher at IBM’s Research facility in San Jose, CA, works on new formulas that could make it easier to recycle the 13 billion plastic bottles disposed of each year globally. IBM and Stanford University scientists announced on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 a chemistry breakthrough that could lead to new environmentally-sustainable plastics which promise to significantly reduce waste and pollution. (Monica M. Davey/Feature Photo Service for IBM)