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by bejoy
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Geologists discovers tonnes precious minerals in Indian wate
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Geologists discovers tonnes precious minerals in Indian wate

Scientists from the Geological Survey of India (GSI) have discovered the presence of millions of tonnes of precious metals and minerals deep under the waters that surround peninsular India. The huge presence of marine resources was first identified off Mangaluru, Chennai, Mannar Basin, Andaman and N...
by bejoy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Adhesives to create disposable hygiene products
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Adhesives to create disposable hygiene products

There are many applications of adhesives in the textile space, some more obvious or better known than others. A quite interesting and dynamic textile application is the use of adhesives to create disposable hygiene products. The disposable hygiene segment is divided into three sub-segments: Adult Ca...
by bejoy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Chemicals found in plastics linked to chronic disease in men
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Chemicals found in plastics linked to chronic disease in men

Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) have found that chemicals in everyday plastics are linked to cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men. The researchers investigated the independent associ...
by bejoy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: India calls for a world free of chemical weapons
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Views: 2224

India calls for a world free of chemical weapons

India condemned the chemical attack in Syria and called for a world free of chemical weapons. Venu Rajamony, Permanent Representative of India to Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), condemned the chemical attack in Syria and called for world free of chemical weapons. The Ind...
by bejoy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Indian petrochemical industry – The growth continues
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Views: 1525

Indian petrochemical industry – The growth continues

The growth story of the Indian economy is incomplete without mentioning the role that petrochemical industry plays in this journey. With new joint ventures and expansions in place, this rapidly growing industry is all set to take the burgeoning global demand in its stride. Petrochemicals play a vita...
by bejoy
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Petrochemicals: The story ahead
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Views: 1597

Petrochemicals: The story ahead

Petrochemicals play a vital role in shouldering the growth of any economy by being the backbone to some of the crucial industries including agriculture, infrastructure, healthcare, textiles and consumer durables. The exuberant growth of the Indian economy cannot be spoken without mentioning the role...
by bejoy
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: 7 Interesting Facts Of Fluorine
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7 Interesting Facts Of Fluorine

Fluorine is a chemical element, with symbol F and has an atomic number 9. It is the lightest halogen and exists as an exceedingly hazardous light yellow diatomic gas at normal conditions. As the most electronegative component, it is reactive in nature. Every other component, including some noble gas...
by bejoy
Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: 4 Vital Things About Zinc That You Should Know
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4 Vital Things About Zinc That You Should Know

In the periodic table, zinc is designated with the chemical symbol of Zn and an atomic number of 30. The number of electrons per shell is 2, 8, 18 and 2. The two valence electrons of zinc are in charge of shaping bonds with different atoms, which is determined by its electron affinity, electro-negat...
by bejoy
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Few Important Points On Gold
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Few Important Points On Gold

Gold is an element with atomic symbol as Au and with atomic number as 79. In its cleanest form, it is a dense, bright, marginally reddish yellow, delicate, malleable, and ductile element. Chemically, it is a transition element and element of group 11. It is one of the least reactive elements and is ...
by bejoy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Sustainable ceramics without a kiln
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Views: 1658

Sustainable ceramics without a kiln

ETH material scientists have developed a new method of manufacturing ceramics that does not require the starting materials to be fired. Instead, they are compacted under high pressure at room temperature in a significantly more energy-efficient process. The manufacture of cement, bricks, bathroom ti...
by bejoy
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: 6 Frequently Asked Questions About Neon
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Views: 1833

6 Frequently Asked Questions About Neon

Neon was found in 1898 in England, by two researchers working at the University College London. One of the researchers, William Ramsay, likewise found different elements on the periodic table. Firstly, Neon is an inert gas & it's a part of the noble gasses group in periodic table. Neon is a colo...
by bejoy
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: 7 Facts That You Should Know About Boron
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Views: 2066

7 Facts That You Should Know About Boron

Boron is not present in nature in elemental form. It is obtained in borax, boric acid, kernite, ulexite, colemanite and borates. Volcanic spring waters sometimes contain boric acids. Borates are mined in US, Tibet, Chile and Turkey, with world production being about 2 million tonnes per year. They a...
by bejoy
Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: What are Water treatment chemicals?
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Views: 2493

What are Water treatment chemicals?

Water treatment chemicals definition can be given in two lines, however, that isn’t ample & would be arbitrary if done. Let’s have a brief introduction on what has made us rely on water treatment chemicals. Contemporarily, the demand for safe and fresh water is consistently rising, owing to ...
by bejoy
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Methods of preparation of caustic soda
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Views: 4309

Methods of preparation of caustic soda

Sodium hydroxide, also known as caustic soda or lye, is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula NaOH. It is a white solid, and is a highly caustic metallic base and alkali salt. It is available in pellets, flakes, granules, and as prepared solutions at a number of different concentrations. h...
by bejoy
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Restructure nanoporous alloys to get a more efficient cataly
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Views: 3640

Restructure nanoporous alloys to get a more efficient cataly

LIVERMORE, US: New research shows that the phases that nano-structured materials go through to become an efficient catalyst, as good as gold. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) material scientist Juergen Biener and collaborators found that by restructuring nanoporous gold alloys they beco...