Sending messages using household chemicals

Sending messages using household chemicals

stanford-university-chemical-machineSTANFORD, US: Researchers at the Stanford University have developed a machine that sends messages using common chemicals. Among many potential applications, this system could relay secret messages or allow tiny devices to communicate inside the human body. Nariman Farsad, a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford, in the lab of Andrea Goldsmith, professor of electrical engineering built. Read More

First sign of 2010 deepwater horizon oil found in sparrows

lsu-seaside-sparrowsBATON ROUGE, US: Researchers from the Louisiana State University (LSU) have recognised the first evidence of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill in a land animal – the Seaside Sparrow. The researchers studied the diet and feathers of sparrows collected more than a year after the oil spill. The birds that were captured in habitats that were exposed to the oil had a different chemical signature in their tissues. Read More

Unearthing the enormous scope of copper

navin-dalmia-rubamin-limited-1In an interview, Navin Dalmia, Managing Director and CEO, D R Congo operations of Rubamin Limited with Chemical Today magazine digs up the mine of opportunities that copper has to offer to the industry. From industry trends, challenges to potentials, he talks about how Congo became a significant investment destination for Rubamin. The total global demand for copper is 20 million tonnes. Read More

Chemistry of ceramics, glass, adhesives and sealants

ceramic-labwareEvery day in our homes we are using smooth, beautiful designed coffee cups, tea cups, plates and bowls. These should be handled carefully and proper maintenance required. Even in laboratories mortar and pestles lab ware manufactured by using special kind of material. All these kind of utensils and lab ware are made up of ceramic. Ceramic materials are non-metallic, inorganic compounds-primarily. Read More