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
This article guides you through the many kinds of laboratory glassware such as test tubes, graduated cylinders, beakers, burettes and many more. Each piece of apparatus is detailed and includes photos.
Insulating materials used in electrical machinery are classified based on their material and temperature withstand capacity
Discover the many types of danger signs and symbols that are essential for safety in the laboratory, workplace or hospital. Each danger sign is also fully explained.
Through the ages, man has learned many things about himself and his environment. However, it was not until he was able to record his discoveries and observations that modern science began. Early scientists started organizing and classifying their discoveries and observations. From this, evolved the...
Organic Chemistry can be difficult and confusing. The goal of this article is to simply and explain the naming process for organic compounds.
Importance of food chemistry in food design and development evident in salting of food, food design in vapour/moisture content, food preservation, example in carbon(IV) oxide, economic and nutritional importance, branding and packaging.
The branch of chemistry, which deals with the numerical relationships of elements and compounds and the mathematical proportions of reactants and products in chemical transformations, is known as stoichiometry.
An introduction to the facts about activated charcoal and it's many uses.
There are two different iron oxides that abound: Iron(II,III) oxide (Fe3O4)and the far more common Iron(III) oxide (Fe2O3). Iron (III) oxide is commonly known as rust. Due to iron’s paramagnetic properties iron it was used to coat old floppy...