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Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with chemical production and the manufacture of products through chemical processes. This includes designing equipment, systems and processes for refining raw materials and for mixing, compounding and processing chemicals to make valuable products.

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Houseplants Modified To Reduce Air Pollutions

By: Valery Cordon , Journalist
Neo-P1 has been genetically modified to produce metabolic pathways capable of detoxifying air pollutants. It works, for example, by converting chemicals to sugars and nitrogen oxides (noxious substances) into an ATP molecule, which the plant can then use to produce proteins.
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Newer, Safer, Batteries

Newer, Safer, Batteries

By: Tiger Deng, Journalist
A new battery has just been invented. Is the battery industry about to be flipped upside down?
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Batteries From The Inside Out

Batteries From The Inside Out

By: Logan Xavier Lee, Journalist
Despite batteries being commonly used, most do not understand how they work.
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Chemical Engineering - The History of Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering – The History of Chemical Engineering

By: Arjan Shankhi, Journalist
Chemical Engineering is an engineering field that is focused not only on chemicals but also on designing and developing plants and processes for producing chemicals.
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The German V-2 Rocket

The German V-2 Rocket

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

The V-2 Rocket is a German-designed rocket and considered to be the first long range ballistic guided missile in the world which was used post war by the Allies for their atomic warheads. How It Works The...

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P&G Water Purifier Packet

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

Clean drinking water is very important for humanity's survival on our home we call Earth. But according to the UN, "1/6 people don't have clean drinking water" and have to drink dirty water which is...

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How are silicone molds made

How are silicone molds made

Silicone molds are used to make many things like cutouts, reusable cupcake liners, etc. These molds help shape other things so how are these molds shaped themselves? First you will need a bowl of water...

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Weapons of the First World War

By: Thomas Ahern, Journalist
These chemical weapons were deadly gasses created by chemists that could burn the skin, irritate the lungs, or just flat out kill people.
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How Plastics Are Made In A Factory

By: Tony Nguyen, Journalist
Plastics are made from oil and natural gas. Before manufactured plastics were used, people used plastics from plants, such as sap. Now, people use manufactured plastics made from fossil fuels.
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Chemical Rainmakers

By: Yusuf Lashin, Journalist
Do you want to know how China is trying to create Chemical Rain? Well, read this article to find out!
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Are Elon Musk’s Flamethrowers Safe?

By: Jason Reznikov, Journalist
The rumor that I’m secretly creating a zombie apocalypse to generate demand for flamethrowers is completely false — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 28, 2018
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