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?
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.
Schizophrenia changes your brain – dopamine, glutamine, and neurochemical imbalances are at the root of the problem.
Hospital stays for depression can be lengthy. Ketamine, a new way to treat depression, could shorten triage time for depression.