Dogs Have Ability to Figure Out Diabetes in Humans


Dogs Have Ability to Figure Out Diabetes in Humans | Isoprene Chemical Helps Them

snifferdogs-1Do you ever think, can a sniffer dog can able to spot the patients with specific disease? Once you read this question, as an immidiate reaction in your mind one question will araise within no matter of time and you will be start thinking. All this ability came to sniffer dogs by a chemical found in your breath, that could provide a indication to warn of dangerously low blood sugar levels in patients. Read More

Rapidly increasing demand for energy provides excellent growth opportunity in gas processing & treatment market

arun-kumar-fluor-danielIn an interview Arun Kumar Jain, Managing Director, Fluor Daniel India Pvt Ltd with Chemical Today magazine talks about the dynamic changes happening in the gas process and treatment industry globally and in India; and ways in which it will change the course of business in the future. A key market driver for the gas processing & treatment industry is global energy pricing. Economic activities across the globe, infrastructure development, discovery of new gas reserves. Read More

New antioxidants, antiozonants from Lanxess protects rubber from ageing

lanxess-protect-aging-1COLOGNE, GERMANY: Lanxess’s business unit advanced industrial intermediates (AII) keeping in mind that the rubber articles in sealing, damping, cushioning and insulating materials requires protection against ageing, it has introduced a number of staining and non-staining antioxidants/antiozonants for the rubber industry. Depending on their chemical structure, antioxidants and antiozonants. Read More

BASF details about the explosion in Ludwigshafen, Germany

basf-german-explosion-1LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY: BASF SE gives a detailed information on the explosion that happened on 17 October at the North Harbor in Ludwigshafen, Germany. “We mourn for the death of 3 people in the fire. Our deepest compassion is with their families and friends. Many people were injured, we hope that they are on the way to recovery,” said Dr Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors of BASF. Read More

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New Soap Molecule to Replace Chemicals, Better for Environment


New soap molecule to replace chemicals, better for environment

umn-soap-moleculesMINNEAPOLIS, US: Led by the University of Minnesota, a group of researchers have created a new soap molecule made from renewable sources. This may significantly lessen the quantity of chemicals used in cleaning products and their effect on nature. These molecules work better than some regular soaps in challenging conditions such as cold water and hard water. Read More

Researchers Use a Unique Catalyst to Convert Water to Hydrogen and Oxygen

wsu-water-splittingPULLMAN, US: Scientist from Washington State University (WSU) have figured out a better method to efficiently generate hydrogen from water- an important key to making renewable energy production and storage feasible. Professors Yuehe Lin and Scott Beckman in the School of mechanical and materials engineering led the research. They developed a catalyst from low-cost materials. Read More

Tackling major oil spills with a sponge

dr-justin-weibel-purdue-universityIn an interview Dr Justin Weibel, a research assistant professor; Dr Xuemei Chen, a post-doctoral research associate and Dr Suresh Garimella, a Goodson distinguished professor, all at the school of mechanical engineering and Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, US with Chemical Today magazine talks about the simple solution they found for the hazardous problem (oil spills) which is endangering the world.  Read More

Does Liquid Amoxicillin Really Need Refrigeration?

amoxicillinLiquid form of amoxicillin needs to be refrigerated because it contains augmentin and it is very unstable to heat. In heat the amoxicillin medicine can deteriorate quickly making it less efficient to kill the bacteria. You may store liquid amoxicillin medicine in a fridge but do not concede up to the freezing state. Discard unused liquid amoxicillin medicine within 14 days as it might have lost its activity, color and taste. Read More

How to Use Isopropyl Alcohol for Electronics Cleaning?


How to Use Isopropyl Alcohol for Electronics Cleaning?

isopropyl-alcohol-1Isopropyl alcohol is the best compound, to use on computers, laptops or any other electronic devices. The reason behind why you want to use it to get rid of smoke smells on electronics is that it dries very quickly. If you are using water to clean the electonic devices, it would lead to you destroying the product because water and electricity are deadliest combination. Read More

Borax: A chemical to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen

boraxBorax is white, consisting of soft colorless crystals and it is an important boron compound, a mineral, and a salt of boric acid. Borax is also known as sodium borate/sodium tetraborate/disodium tetraborate with the molecular formula Na2B4O7·10H2O. It kills ants by following mechanism. This compound may causes dehydration of insects and change digestive tract system. Read More

Ceramics Industry is Showing Healthy Growth Across Segments

abdallah-massaad-rak-ceramics-1The ceramics industry is showing healthy growth across segments, thanks to increased efficiency in the manufacturing process and renewable energy efficiency. Forecasts from WinterGreen Research indicate that ceramics markets valued at $296.2 billion in 2014 will reach $502.8 billion by 2020. As a multinational manufacturer with distributors across the globe. Read More

Nanosilver Ink is Considered a Very Strategic Material

roy-bjorlin-sun-chemicalIn an interview Roy Bjorlin, Director, global commercial & strategic initiatives, electronics materials, Sun Chemical with Chemical Today magazine talks about the various aspects that are driving the growth of the electronic chemicals business. Nanosilver ink is considered a very strategic material and is an innovative part of advanced materials’ technology portfolio. In the coming years, nanosilver ink. Read More

Crab & Shrimp Shells Useful for Bone Regeneration


Crab, shrimp shells useful for bone regeneration, drug delivery

crab-and-shrimp-shells-1TSUKUBA, JAPAN: A review of the latest research shows that combining a sugar, obtained from crab and shrimp shells, with a variety of nanomaterials could lead to the development of biomedical applications that enhance bone regeneration, wound healing and targeted drug delivery. Properties of the nanocomposites are looked at for the bio medical and bio sensing applications. Read More

Chemistry of Teflon Cookware | Must Read

teflon-cookwareIn our day to day activity we are using lot varieties of cookware for preparing food and other purposes. But did you know some of our cookware that are specially coated with chemical coating i.e., Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), coating? This chemical name makes you think a lot? Never heard of this chemical? What is it? Let me give you the common name of Polytetrafluoroethylene i.e., “Teflon”. Read More

About 3000 Chemicals Used in Papermaking!

paperThere are about 3000 or so different types of chemicals which can be used in papermaking, in practice only about 200 individual chemicals are typically used, each satisfying a specific need. Some of the important chemicals used are – Caustic soda, sodium sulfide for the Kraft process, Sulfurous acid for the Sulfite process, Caustic soda, Anthraquinone for the Soda pulping. Read More

Clariant, Matchmycolor, Konica to Make Colour Matching Easier, Faster

clariant-konicaMUTTENZ, SWITZERLAND: Clariant International Ltd partners with matchmycolor LLC, a colour know-how company and Konica Minolta Inc, a Japanese technology company to efficiently colour match the polyolefin products easier and faster. Clariant has created a calibration database with its popular PV Fast and Graphtol pigments, that can be easily combined. Read More

 

Chemicals that are Necessary for Sports


Chemicals that are Necessary for Sports

chemicals-in-sports-equipmentSports and physical activities have been part of the natural endeavors of humans in earth. The primeval records of sports activities date back to the First Olympics Games in 776 B.C. in Greece. Since then, the human yearning for participating in sports activities and this activity has pushed civilizations to create more structure to more sports games. Read More

GST Implementation in India will Benefit Chemical Industries

dr-joerg-strassburger-gstDr Joerg Strassburger, Founder and CEO, Go East Advisors GmbH shares his views with Chemical Today magazine on GST to be implemented in India. Before founding Go East, Dr Strassburger was the Country Representative and Managing Director of LANXESS India Pvt Ltd from 2005 to 2014. That the government was finally able to win support for the GST legislation. Read More

Check the Role of Chlorine in Day to Day Life

chlorine-tabletsChlorine is the most abundant member of the halogen family of periodic table elements. Chlorine is an important chemical in our day-to-day life. Chlorine is a clear amber-colored liquid about 1.5 times heavier than water. Gaseous chlorine is greenish-yellow, about 2.5 times as heavier than air. Read More

Lanxess Starts New Marketing/Sales Segment to Focus on E&E Industry

lanxess-eeCOLOGNE, GERMANY: To meet rising demand of the thermoplastics use in electrical and electronics industry (E&E), Lanxess’s high-performance materials business unit is increasing its operations, by setting a new E&E marketing and sales segment. This segment collects the resources for the E&E industry and organises them in a more focused way. Read More

Potato Chips Packet Contains Nitrogen Gas Not Air


Potato Chips Packet Contains Nitrogen Gas Not Air | See All the Interesting facts of Nitrogen

untitled-1Nitrogen is a chemical element and it can be represented as N and atomic number of 7. In normal conditions nitrogen is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas. Nitrogen makes up around 78 per cent in our surrounding atmosphere. Nitrogen is one of the primary nutrients critical for the survival of all living organisms. Although nitrogen is very abundant in the atmosphere, it is largely inaccessible in elemental. Read More

 

20 Chemical Compounds Found in Milk

ss_dontmixmeds_milk_12-13-copyMilk is a nutritious liquid that is secreted by mammals and used to feed their young, and as food by human beings. Worldwide, dairy farms produced about 730 million tonnes of milk in 2011. Milk is a key contributor to improving nutrition and food security particularly in developing countries. Milk seemingly white beverage may look innocent, but the hidden ingredients packed into the liquid. Read More

 

Chemistry Behind Social Media Addiction

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Conversation is a form of interactive, spontaneous communication between two or more people. Typically it occurs in spoken communication, as written exchanges are usually not referred to as conversations. The development of conversational skills and etiquette is an important part of socialization. Conversations may be ideal when, for example, each party desires a relatively equal exchange of information, or when the parties desire. Read More

 

Brain Chemistry of Spiritual Gurus!

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Spirituality may denote almost any kind of meaningful activity or blissful experience. It denotes a process of transformation, but in a context separate from organized religious institutions, termed “spiritual but not religious”.The traditional meaning of spirituality is a process of re-formation which “aims to recover the original shape of man, the image of God. To accomplish this, the re-formation is oriented at a mold. Read More

8,400 – 10,000 chemicals in Tobacco Smoke


8,400 – 10,000 chemicals in tobacco smoke!

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Cigarettes look deceptively simple, consisting of paper tubes containing chopped up tobacco leaf and it will deliver a steady dose of nicotine. In addition to nicotine the following components also present. Carbon monoxide is the main poisonous gas in car exhausts as well as present in cigarette smoke. It binds to haemoglobin much more readily than oxygen, thus causing the blood to carry less oxygen. Read More

 

 

Researchers develop non-toxic solvent to produce perovskite solar cells

solar-panel-copyResearchers at Oxford University have created a solvent system with reduced or less toxicity that can be utilized in the production of perovskite solar cells, clearing one of the barriers to the commercialization of a technology that guarantees to change the solar industry. Read More

 

 

 

Explosion at BASF chemical plant in Germany; 2 killed, several injured

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LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY: BASF SE said that two fire firefighters were killed and one person still missing a day after a blast at its chemical complex in its headquarters Ludwigshafen, Germany. According to Wall Street Journal report, this accident occurred, during pipeline work, when a small fire broke out, and the cause remained unknown led to a blast at, followed by several other explosions and fires. Read More

 

300 – 500 chemicals in Chocolate | Some react within the human brain to alter mood

chocolateAre you chocoholic? Not yet! Are you passionate about chocolates and to get pleasurable feelings? Is it chocolates taste makes you feel good or is there any other factors responsible for that? Then one must know the chemistry behind the chocolate making and why chocolate is considered as the feel-good factor, mood-alternating factor etc. Chocolate contains more than 300 – 500 known chemicals, some of which react within the human brain to alter mood. Read More