Yoga practise help transform your genetics: study


A recent study by researchers from the University of Oslo, Norway found that Yoga and Sudarshan Kriya can substantially change the genes in the body’s immune cells. Led by Dr Fahri Saatcioglu, the researchers experimented about 10 subjects. “So, in our study, we asked whether there are rapid effects of a compressive programme derived from yoga on gene expression parents in circulating immune cells. Sudarshan Kriya is a yogic practice that can be learnt in the art of living happiness programme, offered in over 150 countries around the world. Read More

 

BASF SE is strengthening its value chain for chelating agents in Ludwigshafen, Germany, with an investment in the double-digit millions in production plant and further development of the product portfolio. The latest investment follows a significant expansion of the company’s capacities in Theodore, Alabama, USA and Ludwigshafen with a triple-digit million investment in 2015 and 2016. BASF identified the trend for sustainable solutions in global markets for chelating agents at an early stage. With the development of the chelating agent Trilon M (methyl glycine diacetic acid), the company entered the market with a sustainable alternative to phosphate and phosphonate…Read More

 

Clariant announced the official opening of two new, fully-owned additives facilities at its site in Zhenjiang, China. This completes a multi-million CHF investment originally announced last year and puts Clariant’s additives business in China on track to further expand its offering of customized, high-end solutions for the plastics, coatings & ink industries. The newly opened facilities are dedicated to the production of Ceridust micronized waxes and AddWorks synergistic additive solutions, both of which are used in various applications across the plastics, coatings and ink industries. Read More

Ineos Oxide said that it is progressing plans to expand dipropylene glycol (DPG) capacity at its site in Koln, Germany. The company confirmed that it has started the front-end engineering design (FEED) and expects to complete the engineering studies during the course of 2018. Currently, construction of the plant is expected to start in 2019 with start-up planned for early 2020. Dipropylene glycol is used as a solvent and scent carrier in the fragrance and laundry industries, as well as a component of speciality plasticisers and unsaturated polyester resins. Ineos manufacture DPG today as part of its propylene oxide and glycol portfolio. Read More

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