8,400 – 10,000 chemicals in Tobacco Smoke

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


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


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

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