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


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