Tomás Torroba

Tomás Torroba is a researcher at Universidad de Burgos in the Department of Chemistry. His main areas of research are Organic Chemistry of Heterocyclic Sulfur and Nitrogen Compounds. His current projects include work on Chemical sensors, Detection and discrimination of pollutants, and organic metabolites of high environmental impact through fluorogenic probes.

How Science Helped Detect The Powerful Explosive TATP In Unidentified Objects

Triacetone triperoxide (TATP) is a powerful explosive without military use because it is very sensitive to mechanical shock and so very difficult to safely handling, a reason for which terrorists dubbed TATP “the Mother of Satan”. TATP is easily prepared […]