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Trusty kitchen tech could revolutionize the chemical business

The "giant microwave oven" where substances are heated to drive chemical reactions

OSAKA The two founders of Microwave Chemical share an audacious goal: to revolutionize the chemical industry using microwaves.

Chief executive officer Iwao Yoshino cut his chops working for leading Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co. Chief scientific officer Yasunori Tsukahara is an associate professor at Osaka University where he has spent many years conducting research on microwave chemistry.

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