Chloroform can act an anesthetic, but it’s toxic and causes serious health problems. There are ways to limit our exposure to the chloroform in the environment.
Caffeine is the world's most widely used drug, but despite this not many people stop to consider how it actually works. What is it, where does it come from and how does it make you feel so good? This article answers all of these questions and more.
Because caffeine is a substance used by the young and old in every country and on every continent, it affects billions.
Bleach has potent antimicrobial properties and is also able to remove stains from fabrics. It has many uses, but it's potentially dangerous.
Lithium is never found in its pure state in nature because of its highly reactive nature. It can be found as a component of minerals and salts present in rocks, springs and in brine water of the oceans. Read on to know more about Lithium.
Chemistry is involved with various and diverse interactions of matter either around us or simply inside the laboratory. These are described using the language of chemistry which consists of symbols, formulas and equations..
You've probably used a good few glow sticks in your life, but do you know how they work? What's in them? Who invented them? This article answers all those questions and more.
Chocolate is a snack beloved by millions. But what exactly is in the sweet treat? How long has it been around for? Is it really an aphrodisiac and antidepressant? And why on earth is it so addictive?
Recent advancements in the field of food processing and packaging have been focused on improving the quality and product shelf life. Edible packaging film is one such advancements that can meet many of the current problems. This article gives you the basic idea about edible films and coatings.
Rediscovered by David Hudson, Ormus is an m-state element used by alchemists to revitalize the mind, body, and spirit. Ormus is used for health, anti-aging, meditation, and connecting to the divine.
Formic acid is found in the sprayed venom of some ants and the secretions of some stinging nettles. The acid is dangerous at high concentrations but has important uses.
The reactions of matter whether occurring in natural processes or in the laboratories can be interpreted using another language of chemistry – the equation. A chemical reaction transforms one or more substances into a set of different substances. The substances that enter into a chemical reaction are called reactants and the substances formed are the products.
Cinnabar is a beautiful but toxic red mineral made of mercury (ll) sulfide. It’s used as a source of mercury and to make an artist's pigment called vermilion.
Gas is one of the three forms of matter. Every known substance is either a solid, liquid or a gas. These forms differ in the way they fill space and change shape. A gas, such as air has neither a fixed shape nor a fixed volume and has weight.