According to some latest news, two Ebola patients were cured. They were American citizens who were working in West Africa. They came back infected from Africa. This drug is an advancement in medical science. There isn’t even a vaccine or any chemical drugs that can fight the virus that causes the common cold. ZMapp is an experimental drug created to cure Ebola. The test drug ZMapp and cure of Ebola is one of the most interesting this year.
Food is the basic need for human life. We need fruits, vegetables, cereals, etc to have a nutritious diet. The demand for food is increasing day by day. The difference in demand and supply is also increasing. So the use of chemicals in the food industry is increasing rapidly. Artificial ripening agents like Acetylene, Ethylene, Glycol, and Calcium Carbide are being used. Farmers also use different herbicides, pesticides, insecticides in the field. These get into the soil and eventually on to our plate. This is bad, so we want to focus on the negative impacts of harmful chemicals in food.
Just a week ago one of the national newspaper of Nepal published about this plant. It attracted my attention. The title read “Badmash Number 1 Jhar”. This means the worst weed among all. The newspaper portrayed the plant in such a way that it created terror of Parthenium Hysterophorus. I saw the picture and realized that a huge amount of this plant was growing in my area. So I did some research about it and found a few interesting things.
Medicines are the marvel of centuries of study and advancement. On top, modern medicine is the gift of science. Vaccines and medicines save millions of lives every year. The average age of people is increasing while the infant mortality rate is decreasing. This is all due to science. They only work best when taken in the correct way and amount. However, the wrong use and negligence can be devastating. So we are exploring ways how can medicine be dangerous.
There are many types of matters and elements in this world. Some are worthless and some are priceless. We have very different use of each substance. So we pay price according to its importance and availability. We also have a list of the top most dangerous chemicals which is interesting. Those dangerous chemicals are expensive but not as the ones listed here. So this is the list of top 10 most expensive matters in the world.
Chemistry is a very cool and interesting subject. There are a lot of fascinating things in this world. Chemicals are one of them as every object is made up of some elements or compounds. Our body contains chemical substances such as Carbon, Sulfur, Nitrogen, Calcium, Phosphorus, etc. Some are necessary for life while some can take life. This time we have a list of the top 5 most dangerous chemical compounds in the world.
Holding your smartphone, tablet or iPad for a long run can be tedious and tiring. Our arms hurt and it is not healthy as well. We can buy some stands or back covers from the market that can give support to the devices. However, we choose to build a DIY stand. This project uses simple thick strong wires and some idea to build one. Making a homemade tablet stand is very easy according to our method.
Spot welding is both fun and useful. This handy device can weld thin sheets of metal together. Spot Welder is a simple device that uses high current to produce heat and focus on metal pieces to join them. Mostly there is the use of high current with low voltage. Our homemade DIY spot welder uses one MOT (Microwave Oven Transformer) from 1050 W rated oven. which is wound with thick copper wires of 3 round.
The computers in our home or the phones in our hand have a storage small storage. But the mind behind its making has a giant one. The storage capacity of the human brain is very amazing. When someone asks what is the fastest thing in the universe. Some might answer light, rocket, etc. The rhetorical answer would be “Imagination”. We are the most powerful supercomputers in the whole world. Our brain thinks and imagines at the speed where nothing has ever reached. As fast as the speed is, storage power is also on the same level.
All vehicles need fuel and the ones which run on fossil oil definitely need good fuel gauge. These days vehicles have a digital monitor but old vehicles have a gauge with a needle. These are interesting things which work with electro-mechanical parts. The fuel gauge is one of the most important indicators in a vehicle. We can assess the safe speed of the vehicle while driving but we can’t know the fuel situation so we should make sure it is always in working condition.