Beware the Arsenic

Beware the Arsenic

Careful with this hazard! Seriously, it can cause death Arsenic is a natural component present in the earth’s crust. Although it is considered a metal, this element is rarely found as a solid. It is widely distributed in the air, water and ground. This said, in...
Holy Antimony

Holy Antimony

Did you know that without Antimony your car would never start? Antimony (Sb) a metallic, silvery and hard metal used to produce semiconductor devices, such as infrared detectors and diodes, among others. For its properties, it is the perfect alloy to combine with...
Bismuth on your face?

Bismuth on your face?

Yes, it is true! Bismuth can be applied to your face and we explain how. Bismuth (Bi) a a bright, crystalline metal used mainly as an allow in molds and fire detectors, among others. For its low melting point and low toxicity levels, it has been considered as a...
RECOPPs celebrates Women in STEM

RECOPPs celebrates Women in STEM

Last Thursday, 11/02/2022, we launched the first sessions of RECOPPs SDG seminars. This series of talks was born to raise awareness on the sustainable goals, proposed by the United Nations. In this way, RECOPPs aims to showcase and educate civil society on the...
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