A detailed guide to safety in the laboratory, chemical hazard symbols and their meanings. Essential for safety in the home and garden!
Glass is an eco-friendly material that can be recycled and reused endlessly. The properties of glass can be manipulated to manufacture products across many applications. Read on to know more.
Carbon fiber is five time stronger than steel. It is light weight and easy to work with. This article is all about carbon fiber, read on to know more.
Quartz is a mineral found in many rocks. It is one of the most common minerals found on earth. It is piezoelectric in nature and measures seven on the Mohs scale of hardness.
Nanotechnology deals with the study and application of materials at an extremely small scale called the nanoscale. This article is about nanotechnology and its applications in different fields.
Plastics are made from petrochemicals that are derived from fossil fuels such as coal, crude oil and natural gas. This article is about the different types of plastics, properties and their uses.
A glucose meter or glucometer makes it possible for someone with diabetes to check and maintain their blood glucose while on the go or right in their home. What happens when blood is placed on the glucose blood test strip to determine the level of glucose in the blood?
What is universal indicator? This hub explains what universal indicator is and how to use it in-depth with photographs. Universal indicator tells whether a substance is an acid or a base by a colour...
The chemical name of water and other common substances are examined, specifically their IUPAC name, to remove the perception that dangerous sounding chemical names are not as dangerous as they sounds.
Why are enzymes useful? How does the body use enzymes? Why are enzymes specific to a single reaction? What are the strengths and weaknesses of enzymes? What has shape got to do with any of this? This hub answers these questions and more