World of chemicals – Essay Competition 2014


Hi Folks Good Morning

Rub you eyes its time to win “Samsung Galaxy Tab 3”

I hope all of you are doing good, if not this message will make all of you happy, yes i am not joking as we all know world of chemicals portal is one of the fastest growing online chemistry portal in the world is inviting essay entries as a part of “Earth Day celebration.”

The topic for Essay Competition 2014 is “Reducing harmful chemical footprint, a reality?

The topic is focused on reducing the harmful chemical impact on Earth and making it a better place to live. We have reached to a level where the dependency on synthetic chemicals cannot be completely eliminated. Chemicals do exist in nature, they are the ones useful to mankind, but we have been manufacturing chemicals (synthetic chemicals), most of which are hazardous. This year on Earth Day, let us think of the alternatives which can reduce the dependency on the synthetic chemicals and make our Earth better and safer.

Anyone can participate irrespective of the geographical location, educational qualification etc. The word limit for essay is 600 – 800 words.

Last date of submission is – 15 May 2014

Results announcement – 25 May 2014 on Worldofchemicals website

Submission mode – upload here –

For any doubts you can email us at

You can also leave comments on our facebook, G+ post for any doubts and quires we will get back to as quickly as possible

Famous Chemists in History || The earlie

Famous Chemists in History || The earliest documentary record of the term “chemistry” is traced to a decree of Emperor Diocletian in 296 AD proscribing chemistry and ordering to burn the Egyptian books on “chemeia” relating to making gold or silver by imitation.

“Mad as a hatter” In 18th and 19th centu

“Mad as a hatter” In 18th and 19th century England mercury was used in the production of felt, which was used in the manufacturing of hats common of the time. People who worked in these hat factories were exposed daily to trace amounts of the metal, which accumulated within their bodies over time, causing some workers to develop dementia caused by mercury poisoning. Thus the phrase “Mad as a Hatter” became popular as a way to refer to someone who was perceived as insane.

On this day in chemistry April 20th Germ

On this day in chemistry
April 20th

German chemist Franz Achard died on this day in 1821
Achard invented the industrial process to produce sugar from beets. Sugar used to be a luxury item only the wealthy could afford, but Achard’s mass-production process meant that many more people could afford to have a sugar in their homes.