Steel is one of the most widely used metals in the world. You may think that it is only a fairly recent invention but in actual fact the origins of steel go back thousands of years into the past.
Do You Know there are about seven million known compounds in the dictionary of organic chemistry? Do you know most of these do not have their common names but have only I. U. P. A. C. names?
In 1905 an English plant physiologist by the name of F.F. Blackmen found that increased light caused an increase in photosynthesis. He broke photosynthesis into the light reactions, or a light-dependent phase, and the dark reactions, or carbon...
Why do we cry? Did you know that every time we cry our bodies produce different chemicals to help us through the pain? Amazingly tears can even change the chemical compositions of our bodies!
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.
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...
The reaction between vinegar and limestone is due to limestone being a base, and vinegar being an acid. An experiment can easily be done at home.
Bioassay is the best way to analyse the effects of any substance on the biological systems. The biological systems can be animal tissues or whole animals.
Did you know that theoretically you could hold the entirety of Earth in the palm of your hands? Its all to do with the structure of atoms. Check out these weird properties to find out how you could shrink your mother-in-law into a grain of sand!
Having trouble with conversions? Perhaps you're taking a General Chemistry class in college. I take you through converting step-by-step with discussion and examples!