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Rahul Kumar is a member of Zigya's Science channel and oversees Chemistry as a subject. He has completed his Masters of Science in Chemistry from Punjab University. Rahul is always full of ideas and brings with him, the enthusiasm and charm to get people involved in them.
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Bottle Buster

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Japanese researchers have discovered a bacteria that feeds on Polyethylene terephthalate, commonly known as PET as in PET bottles. These have become a environmental hazard with millions of bottles coming up at…

Life and Obstacles

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Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goals. “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The…

Cultivating Reading Habits among Students

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Reading books is one of the ways to acquire knowledge. It is a vital source for economic and social advancement. Man is not a mere child of instincts. The brainpower…

Ozone in the atmosphere – A Protective Layer

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The formation and depletion of Ozone has since long been a much debated topic. While by now each of us knows that the Ozone layer in the atmosphere protects life…

Learning outside the box: NCERT CBSE solutions

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Teaching and learning can become inherently spontaneous and student–centered when moved from the confines of the classroom into the world at large. This follows from the theory of Constructivism that…

SMOG – An urban bane

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The price to pay for development is pollution. The most polluted cities today are the ones that are that are densely populated and paradoxically, also the potential centres of opportunities.…

Chemistry in everyday life

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  When someone mentions Chemistry, we generally think of the complex equations and label it boring. Maybe it is the way the subject is taught in schools that make it…

Knowing the Hydrogen Bomb

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    Recently North Korea created an international buzz by announcing that it had successfully tested a Hydrogen bomb. For the common man, it was just ‘a bomb’. But do…