Points You Should Remember About Covalent Bonds

Points You Should Remember About Covalent Bonds

A covalent bond is a chemical bond that involves sharing of pairs of electronsbetween atoms. These pairs of electrons are known as bonding pairs or shared pair. Covalent bond is also known as molecular bond. Covalent bonding arises between two atoms of the same element, or of elements which are close to each other in the periodic table. Covalent bonding occurs primarily between non-metals. Read more.



A University of British Columbia (UBC) researcher is suggesting the types of cooking oils people consume may be sabotaging their efforts to stay healthy and avoid illnesses such as diabetes. Sanjoy Ghosh, a Michael Smith Health Research Foundation Scholar and a professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has recently published research that concludes a high consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) but not monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA). Read more.



Water is life. Kirloskar Brothers Ltd expounds on various technologies it has adapted to recycle and reuse water/wastewater – essentially, making this scarce resource go the extra mile. The importance of water in all aspects of life is not lost on anyone, least of all, on India’s rapidly developing industry.This has, in turn, affected the growth of the water industry. Growing urbanisation and industrialisation, coupled with over-exploitation of water. Read more.



ExxonMobil Corporation (XOM) said that it has discovered additional oil in the Payara reservoir offshore Guyana, increasing the total Payara discovery to approximately 500 million oil-equivalent barrels. These positive well results increase the estimated gross recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to between 2.25 billion oil-equivalent barrels and 2.75 billion oil-equivalent barrels. Read more.