Article - 24 Jul 2003
Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses.
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Ancient Chinese and Hindus were familiar with mercury (Hg). The metal was also found in Egyptian tombs of 1500 BC. Mercury rarely occurs as such in nature.
Article - 17 Apr 2018
The authentication and preservation of art pieces are primarily achieved by the chemical identity of materials used in them.
Article - 27 Oct 2009
Gold is utilized as a catalyst in various industrial processes. A gold alloy is one such catalyst that is already used for producing vinyl acetate monomer (VAM).
Article - 13 Dec 2005
Thiol stabilized CdS nanoparticles were synthesized using an aqueous precipitation method; this method is simple, fast and can be developed at room temperature. TEM images show well dispersed...
Article - 9 Dec 2020
As historical stamps can hold a high monetary value as collector’s items, there is an increase of counterfeit historical stamp inks.
Article - 23 Jun 2020
A superconductor with the capability of operating at ambient temperatures might have the capacity to reduce the energy dissipation by almost 5% during electricity transmission. This would bring a...
Article - 23 Mar 2018
There are a multitude of available test procedures and methods for water and wastewater treatment operators. They range from colorimetric, titrimetric, electrometric (meter & probe), turbimetric,...
Article - 29 Dec 2014
Light microscopy is an analytical tool which can provide unique information on a wide range of historical materials.
Article - 21 Jan 2013
Mercury alloyed with a number of metals forms amalgam, which is primarily used for dental fillings.