Sulfuric Acid, Toluene

Industrial Applications of Sulfuric Acid

Sulfuric acid referred as universal chemical,  due to the numerous applications  as a raw material or processing agent. Sulfuric acid is the most commonly used chemical in the world and used in almost all industries… Read more

Toluene – additive for racing fuels, fuel octane booster

Toluene is an aromatic hydrocarbon solvent often referred as methylbenzene. Toluene is widely used in industry, often served as a substitute for benzene. Methyl side groups present in toluene makes toluene metabolized differently than benzene… Read more


Detecting hazardous chemicals, eco-friendly catalyst, new enzymes, implanting damaged heart tissue

Pencil, paper to detect hazardous chemical vapours

New research has proven that pencils and regular office paper can be used to create functional devices that can measure strain and detect hazardous chemical vapours… Read more 


Eco-friendly catalyst for molecular hydrogen production

Researchers have engineered an efficient and environmentally friendly catalyst for the production of molecular hydrogen (H2), a compound used extensively in modern industry to manufacture fertilizer and refine crude oil into gasoline… Read more

New promising enzyme for generating hydrogen gas

A new work from researchers at UC Davis and Stanford University shows how cyanide and carbon monoxide are safely bound to an iron atom to construct an enzyme that can generate hydrogen gas… Read more


Towards implanting damaged heart tissues

Heart attack causes a shortage of oxygen and leaves an irreparable damage. Engineering new heart tissue in the laboratory could eventually be implanted into patients could help fix an injured heart… Read more