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Xiang Yu

Information Scientist/CAS

Xiang Yu received his Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering from Virginia Tech. He is now an information scientist at CAS, focusing on document and structure analysis of macromolecular chemistry publications.

Latest Content from Xiang Yu

trees are an important source of carbon capture and storage

May 12, 2022

Combatting carbon emissions: Is carbon capture the answer?

The white paper summarizes the results of an extensive literature review and analysis of the CAS Content Collection (∼18,500 documents published between 2000 and 2021) detailing terms related to carbon capture, including methods employed, storage or conversion, which were used in combination with terms related to atmospheric carbon dioxide or its environmental effect.

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May 2, 2022

Biopolymers: manufacturing’s latest green hero?

Plastics found in products ranging from grocery bags, car bumpers and even clothes, are traditionally made from synthetic polymers derived from petroleum. Biopolymers created from biomass are generated from renewable sources which also fix atmospheric carbon dioxide and decrease greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more about growing research and development interest bio-based polymers in this blog.