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The 5 Main Branches of Chemistry for Beginners

Jun 6, 2019 - Emily Newton

Chemistry is the branch of science that covers what things are made of and how they interact. Let’s explore the five main branches of chemistry.

Organic Chemistry Topics for Beginners

May 2, 2019 - Emily Newton

This might sound like an intimidating subject to broach, so we’ve gathered some easy organic chemistry topics for beginners to set you on the right path.

15 Unique Things That Glow in the Dark

Apr 4, 2019 - Emily Newton

We all love things that glow in the dark. Let’s take a closer look at things that glow when the lights go out, and what makes them shine in the dark.

Who Made the Periodic Table and Why?

Dec 6, 2018 - Emily Newton

Everyone knows the periodic table, but what is its history? Who made the periodic table, and why did the scientific community need it?

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Found Every Reaction That’ll Work

Aug 14, 2018 - Emily Newton

Combining artificial intelligence and robotics is arguably one of the most significant advances in organic chemistry this decade. Here’s how they did it.

6 Common Chemical Reactions

May 16, 2018 - Emily Newton

Chemistry is part of our daily lives. Let’s take a look at six of the most common types of chemical reactions. Learn more now!

The Science Behind Your Favorite Valentine’s Day Candy

Feb 14, 2018 - Emily Newton

Valentine’s Day is here! Yet the stores have been stocking this holiday’s candy since before Christmas — the shelves are loaded with chocolate, conversation hearts, Kisses and lollipops. Have you ever wondered how Valentine’s Day…

What Did We Learn From the Chemical Mapping the Amazon Rainforest?

Mar 14, 2017 - Emily Newton

Scientists have found a way to map the Amazon Rain Forest using airborne chemical mapping and analyzing the chemical signatures.

The Central Science: Understanding Why Chemistry Deserves This Unique Moniker

Aug 19, 2016 - Emily Newton

Everything we interact with on a daily basis involves chemistry. If you’re wondering why something works the way it does, chemistry can provide the answer.

the science behind fragrance and smell

Understanding the Fascinating Science Needed to Create Body Sprays

Apr 1, 2016 - Emily Newton

Smell is a powerful sense. Humans can recognize thousands of scents, but how a person perceives each fragrance depends on many factors. Learn more now!

Scientists Excited By How Electric Field Catalysts Control Chemical Reactions

Mar 11, 2016 - Emily Newton

Static electricity isn’t just shocking. Scientists are controlling reactions by using static electricity using an electric field catalyst. Learn more now!

Name That Element! 4 New Additions to the Periodic Table

Dec 28, 2015 - Emily Newton

Four newly discovered elements need names. They are currently known by their assigned atomic numbers of 113, 115, 117 and 118. Boring!

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NASA's Perseverance Rover successfully touched down on the red planet on February 18, 2021. The rover's main goal is to search for signs of alien life. Perseverance will also collect rock samples and regolith for a possible return to earth. Thumbnail Credit: NASA

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