Unchaining the Blocks

Our columnist Sahasranaman discusses yet another disruptive technology, Blockchain, that has gained wider awareness in recent times, interestingly, due to the famous or infamous ‘meteoric’ rise...

Things on the Internet

Internet of Things (IoT) is generating a lot of hype. It will also generate a lot of data from billions of devices connected to each...

The New Reality

  After creating waves in the gaming and entertainment industry, Virtual Reality (VR) is poised to make inroads into many businesses. Our columnist explores how VR can...

No Requiem for Plastics

This month our columnist examines the many advantages and applications of plastics and explains why its recycle is not easy. The recent Plastic Ban...

Methanol Economy

  A high percentage of fuels produced are used for transportation and most of these like petrol and diesel are from oil & gas. Since...

Green Fireworks

Fireworks provide that spectacular climax to many celebrations, be it religious, national days or sporting events. And it warms the cockles of many a...

Lessons from Harvey

Climate patterns are changing all over the world. Severity of rains, droughts, hur­ricanes and typhoons is becoming far unprecedented than before with its occur­rences...

Circulating Chemicals

Many new concepts and techniques have been emerging in recent times whose deployment in the chemical industry could make its processes and products sustainable...

AI + CI→???!!!

  The Chemical Industry (CI) is perhaps unique in the very high degree of automation it has incorporated, particularly in industries with high complexity like...

War of Nerves

The month of April is important in the history of Chemical Weapons. This month, our columnist examines the close links between chemical weapons and...

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