TIL that the Haber-Bosch process (involving formation of ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen) that has led to a population boom over the past century, is also responsible for deaths of millions in the WWII. Additionally, almost 50% of the nitrogen found in human tissues originated from this process.

Read more: https://oxsci.org/the-haber-process-a-simple-discovery-that-changed-the-world/

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