Michael Faraday is called the father of electricity because of his significant contribution to the study of the physical and chemical properties of electricity. This biography goes into the detail of his life as chemist at the Royal Institution in England.
Learn to stay safe by recognising GHS pictograms and their meanings. This guide will explain each GHS pictogram in detail plus an image of each one. GHS pictograms are chemical symbols which indicate...
Insulating materials used in electrical machinery are classified based on their material and temperature withstand capacity
Ethanol is best known as alcohol since it contains hydroxyl group (-OH) attached to alkyl carbon. Ethyl alcohol is a straight chain alcohol with molecular formula C2H5OH. It is mainly found in alcoholic beverages, as a pure organic solvent and as a...
Mercury is the only metal that is in a liquid form at room temperature. It is a very rare metal on earth, read on to find out more about Mercury.
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.
Nanotechnology deals with the study and application of materials at an extremely small scale called the nanoscale. This article is all about nanotechnology and its applications in different fields.
I discuss the preparation of pure hydrochloric acid for lab use. I mention tradtional and nontraditional methods.
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?
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