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National Workshop on chemical and Biological Laboratory Safety

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Today was the first day of National Workshop on chemical and Biological Laboratory Safety at HEJ-Research Institute, ICCBS, University of Karachi. Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rahmangraced the occasion with his esteemed presence. He appreciated the efforts of NAYS-Pakistan and ASM and delivered the inaugural address. Around 400 participants along with faculty members joined the Inauguration ceremony. On behalf of American Society for Microbiology,Prof. Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmielaborated the aims and…Read More

Coupling of biological and advanced chemical oxidation strategies

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article image Environmental pollution is a major concern in Pakistan and this problem is constantly on the rise. The situation is worsening due to unchecked disposal of industrial and municipal effluents into local environments, spills during transportation, leakage from waste disposal and storage sites, hospital wastes, urban solid waste and excessive agrochemicals application in agriculture. These are the factors mainly contributing to the deterioration of agricultural lands and water quality. In…Read More

Worms track us down with the chemical trails

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article image By Dr. Asma Kausar and Dr. Muhammad Sohail SajidPARASITIC WORMS infect millions of people in the developing world, by following chemical trails to their hosts. Isolating the substances that attract them is the key to finding cheap and practical ways of preventing infection.One might have observed smoky lines following the air jets in the sky. Some people in Pakistan wrongly consider them as satellites of meteorological data collection. These contrails are formed by the condensation of vapours…Read More

Workshop on chemical data interpretation held

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A two-day workshop was held last week on 'Developing Skills for the Interpretation of 1D and 2D NMR Spectral Data for the Structure Determination of Organic Molecules', through video conference.The workshop was organised under the Virtual Education Project Pakistan (VEPP) and Latif Ebrahim Jamal (LEJ) National Science Information Centre, International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences.Faculty members of the Department of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry, Shah Abdul Latif…Read More