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Rijwan Shah

Currently a student at St. Anthony's High School, Imphal Manipur India.

Denatonium - The most bitter chemical

What Is The Most Bitter Chemical?

Denatonium is the bitterest compound that has ever discovered. It’s usually called Denatonium Benzoate or Bitrex. The salts of denatonium are usually colorless and odorless solids. It is sold under the trade name of Bitrex®. The taste is so strong, however, that most people cannot tolerate a concentration of more than 30 parts per million of denatonium benzoate.

One Step Closer To Creating Snake Venom In The Lab

A team of scientists in the Netherlands has succeeded in growing mimics of venom-producing glands from multiple species of snakes. They are closer to creating snake venom in the lab. They have successfully produced venom-gland organoids from at least seven species of snakes. And luckily the organoids have survived in the lab for up to two years so far. His team has the expectation of harvesting venom from organoids, which produce more highly concentrated venom than snakes usually makes.

How Optical Brighteners Work?

My clothes, your clothes go about yellow color naturally over time. The yellow color should be overcome to make the clothes reverse back into it’s original. Too easily overcome this yellowing process, some chemicals are added products like paper, plastics, and textiles to make them appear white and […]

Can Screen Damage Your Eyes?

“Don’t watch TV for too long, don’t sit near the TV, don’t play the game for too long”, you would probably have heard these words from your parents when you are in front of digital screens. But Can screens really damage your eyes? There are dozens…dozens of research […]