Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Tata Crucible Preparations 2009 #112

It was first produced in 1878 by Constantin Fahlberg, a chemist working on coal tar derivatives in Ira Remsen's laboratory at the Johns Hopkins University, and it was Fahlberg who, accidentally, discovered its intensely sweet nature.Although it was commercialized not long after its discovery, it was not until sugar shortages during World War I that its use became widespread. Its popularity further increased during the 1960s and 1970s among dieters, since it is a calorie-free sweetener. Coca Cola's Tab soft drink , introduced in 1963 as a diet cola soft drink, used this as a sweetener. What is it?

Answer to Tata Crucible Preparations 2009 #111

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