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Science  11 Jun 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5421, pp. 1780-1781
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5421.1780b

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Green chemistry aims to reduce or eliminate "the use or generation of hazardous substances in the design, manufacture, and application of chemical products." These two volumes offer a succinct introduction to the field and highlight a wide range of current activities within it, including research on catalysis, solvents, and supercritical fluids.