Removing nitrites from drinking water and much more

New catalyst to remove nitrites from drinking water

Nitrites are common and harmful contaminant often found in both groundwater and surface water and cause health hazard. Researchers at Rice University have found a new catalyst that can rapidly break down nitrites that often results from overuse of agricultural fertilizers…. Read more


The coldest objects in the Universe!

Bose-Einstein condensates (BEC) are the coldest objects in the Universe and are so fragile that even a single photon can heat and destroy them….Read more


Iron-based catalyst finds promising uses in drug, perfume industry

Researchers at University of Toronto have developed a series of techniques to create a variety of very active iron-based catalysts necessary to produce certain compounds used in the drug and perfume industry….Read more


Latest chemistry research

Towards new drug for HIV infection

Research team at Northeastern University has altered the way we look at drug development for HIV by uncovering some unusual properties of a human protein called APOBEC3G (A3G)…. Read more


Newly developed microfluidic chip to sort good germs from bad

Arizona State University scientists have developed a microfluidic chip, which can sort good germs from bad. Human intestine is home to about 100 trillion bacteria. … Read more


Eating nuts reduces death risks

According to a latest study, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 per cent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than those who didn’t consume nuts, say scientists……Read more