Winners Announced for the 2017 Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

Read the press release from Elsevier.

Chemistry solutions that tap native plants, such as cashew nuts, to tackle mosquito borne diseases through environmentally friendly insecticides and a focus on eco-remediation of land devastated by crude oil spills in Nigeria, won the Elsevier FoundationGreen and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. The 2017 first prize winner is Dr. Dnis Pires de Lima from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, in Brazil, and the second prize winner is Dr. Chioma Blaise Chikere from the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria.

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