Sugarcane is harvested, crushed, the juice collected and converted to raw sugar. Is cane juice crystallization to raw sugar a chemical or a physical change?
Archaeology uses chemistry methods to examine, restore, and preserve ancient artifacts, such as the Dead Sea Scrolls. How can Chemists turn back time?
Materials science covers a number of disciplines, including nanomaterials used in electronics and biomedical supplies. This is a growing field and new research is fascinating.
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.
Beef liver divides people into two groups, the lovers and the haters. Whichever group you may be in, the question remains: Is fried beef liver good for you?
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?
Sometimes it is the public that is hard on a medical discovery. Sometimes it is the government agencies. What is the cause of the rise and fall of DMSO?
Potassium Bromate – a wheat flour additive that is linked to cancer – still exists in some baked goods. Why is this chemical a problem?
Chemical analysis is a tried and true technique–it has evolved from large scale to micro analysis, allowing laboratories to identify compounds via residue.