chemicals

Smartphone-based portable device diagnoses plant diseases in the field

Every plant releases volatile organic compounds (VOCs) as they 'breathe' through the pores in their leaves. But when a plant is diseased, the type...

Database of everyday chemicals harmful to human health

In our daily lives, we get exposed to dozens of chemicals either through products we use or consume as well as through...

Rinsing heavy metals from contaminated soils using chemical process

Soil contamination by heavy metals is one of the major environmental problems. These poisonous heavy metals like lead and cadmium are released from mines...

Recycled electrical products lead to hazardous chemicals appearing in everyday items

Dangerous chemicals, for example, bromine, antimony, and lead are finding their way into food-contact items and other daily items. This happens due to manufacturers...