Microplastics are a type of pollution that is spreading across the globe. Very small particles of plastic come from many different sources, and end up in our water supply. What is microplastic?
All scientists are subject to bias – it happens in the best and worst of situations. One example of possible bias in the scientific community was the use of Laetrile as a harmless Anti-Cancer agent.
Reproducibility is a key to successful experimentation. Presently, there is a crisis in chemical and other scientific research: lack of reproducible results
Chemical reactions are characterized by change. Presently, techniques focus on reaction dynamics: bonding breaking and forming via Transition States
Metals are often confusing. Let’s explore the definition of a metal through chemistry via the Periodic Table of the Elements.
When you think of carbon, you may think of charcoal, but carbon is much more than just burnt toast. The fast and slow paths of the carbon cycle are critical for life on Earth.
Archaeology uses chemistry methods to examine, restore, and preserve ancient artifacts, such as the Dead Sea Scrolls. How can Chemists turn back time?
New research has found a way to reverse the chemical process of combustion – Scientists have discovered how to use graphene to turn carbon dioxide into ethanol.
In the cult movie, Reefer Madness, we witness teenagers lured to smoke marijuana – the teens then ultimately become paranoid and delusional as a result. Is this an accurate portrayal of the effects of marijuana – and are there any mitigating benefits of this drug? Marijuana & Science: Positives and Negatives Contrary to popular opinion, […]
Cigarettes are highly addictive due to the combination of nicotine and other added chemicals. Is vaping as addictive as a traditional cigarette?