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Launching of Chem-intellect app

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Chem-intellect is a society in the department of chemistry University of ibadan, chem-intellect app was created by SHOFU BABALOLA THEOPHILUS, a chemistry student.
The app was created to promote chemistry by making students get updated from professionals in the field of chemistry where they get news updates from Royal Society of Chemistry also promoting Entrepreneurship where Chemistry students can sell their products/services to the world. Also play online quiz and win amazing prizes.
One of the amazing features is that students, lecturers can watch videos on YouTube on that app without using YouTube app just search for the keywords of what you want to learn and watch it clearly
Download app here


Watch how to use the app here

Scientist have revealed a new approach to convert carbon dioxide gas into valuable chemicals and fuels.

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A growing number of scientists are looking for fast, cost-effective ways to convert carbon dioxide gas into valuable chemicals and fuels. Now, an international team of researchers has revealed a new approach that utilizes a series of catalytic reactions to electrochemically reduce carbon dioxide to methane, the main ingredient in natural gas, eliminating an intermediate step usually needed in the reduction process.
"We want to supply renewable electricity and take carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and convert it to something else in one step," said Bingjun Xu , a University of Delaware assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering. "This is a key contribution to this vision." The team's results were published in the journal Nature Communications on July 26, 2019. Two of the study authors are based at UD: Xu and postdoctoral associate Xiaoxia Chang. Another study author, Qi Lu of Tsinghua University in China, was formerly a postdoctoral associate…

Biopolymers - an Overview

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What Is a Biopolymer? It is a polymer that is developed from living beings. It is a biodegradable chemical compound that is regarded as the most organic compound in the ecosphere. The name “Biopolymer” indicates that it is a bio-degradable polymer.

What is the state of matter of fire 🔥?

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  Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the
exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and various reaction
products.    Typically, fire comes from a chemical reaction between oxygen in the atmosphere and some sort of fuel(wood or gasoline for example). Of course, wood and gasoline don't spontaneously catch on fire just because they're surrounded by oxygen. For the combustion reaction to happen, you have to heat the fuel to its ignition temperature.
Fire is hot because the conversion of the weak
double bond in molecular oxygen, O2 , to the stronger bonds in the combustion products
carbon dioxide and water releases energy (418 kJ per 32 g of O 2); the bond energies of the fuel play only a minor role here. At a certain point in the combustion reaction, called the ignition point, flames are produced. The flame is the visible portion of the fire. Flames consist primarily of carbon dioxide, water vapor, oxygen and nitrogen. If hot enough, the gases may…

Did You Know: The Amazing Benefits Of Orange Peels

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WHAT DO YOU DO WITH YOUR ORANGE PEELS?
DO YOU JUST THROW THEM AWAY?

There a lot of orange peel uses you can try at home. check out the amazing things you can do with orange peels something you probably throw away. KEEP SHOES SMELLING FRESH
Stop worrying about storing stinky shoes in the closet, Before putting them away place a sachet filled with orange peels in each shoe. The peels will absorb the odor and keep the shoes smelling fresh for long time.
  2.   MAKE CANDLES

To make an orange candle, cut the orange in half and remove the middle part leaving the stem intact, Fill the rind with your choice of oil. Make sure to leave a few inches from the top of the stem as it will serve as you wick.       3.  DEODORIZE REFRIGERATOR,GARBAGE DISPOSALS AND BINS.

You could keep your refrigerator smelling fresh for days with just half an orange! Fill up an orange peel with salt and put in a bowl, Place the bowl in the fridge and let it do the work
4.CREATE NATURAL CLEANER.

Add orange peels in a bottle…

THE CHEMISTRY BETWEEN COCA-COLA AND MILK MIXTURE.

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Coca-cola, like many soft drinks, use a significant amount of Phosphoric acid(H3PO4) to impart an acidic taste while stifling the growth of molds and bacteria in the drink.
  When you add milk to coca-cola or any other drink with phosphoric acid, results into layers which form a sewer liquid at the top and a sandy gravel residue after adding the milk into it and kept for about 6hours.   This is as a result of the phosphate ions from the phosphoric acid which binds with the calcuim molecules in the milk.  Here is the chemical equation  for the reaction.             3Ca + 2H3PO4---> Ca3(PO4)2 + 3H2
The resulting compound is Tricalciumphosphate (Ca3(PO4)2which is heavy combination of two phosphate ions and three calcium ions. That is why it sinks to the bottom. The hydrogen gas that is produced floats to the top of the clear liquid which is now (mostly) devoid of phosphate and calcium ions.     The product taste exactly like the soft-drink but irritating also it poisonous and …

HOW TO GET RID OF BED BUGS IN YOUR ROOMS&HOSTELS

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STEP 1-Bed Bug Pre-treatment Procedures Reduce ClutterRemove Dresser DrawersClean the Area