Chemistry

The Hottest Elements in Engineering in 2017

The Hottest Elements in Engineering in 2017

Engineering is nothing without chemical elements and the materials they make up. 2017 is already ripe with...

Top 10 Most Dangerous Chemicals in the World

Top 10 Most Dangerous Chemicals in the World

Chemicals and chemical elements are all around us and very few are actually harmless to life in sufficient doses. Historically, poisons have claimed the...

Chlorine Trifluoride : The Compound That Can Even Set Fire to Glass

Chlorine Trifluoride : The Compound That Can Even Set Fire to Glass

Chlorine trifluoride (ClF3) is toxic, corrosive, and incredibly reactive with practically every element on the planet. The chemical is rather useful as a high-energy fluorinating...

MIT Researchers Created The Strongest Material In The World

MIT Researchers Created The Strongest Material In The World

A research team at the MIT have discovered a way to make the world’s strongest material Graphene even stronger. “Once we created these 3D...

This Antibiotic Spider Silk Makes a Better Bandage

This Antibiotic Spider Silk Makes a Better Bandage

Even though it sounds ripped from the pages of a Spider-Man comic, this innovation came from a lab in the UK. Five years of...

DEA Looks to Ban Kratom, a Drug that Could Lessen Addiction

DEA Looks to Ban Kratom, a Drug that Could Lessen Addiction

Kratom, the herb that once held promise to supporters of natural healing, could now be classified alongside ecstasy, heroin and LSD. The Drug Enforcement...

New Elements Officially Added to the Periodic Table

New Elements Officially Added to the Periodic Table

After a year-long wait, since they were officially recognized, four new elements have officially been added to the periodic table. The new additions complete...

King Poisoned Himself Regularly and Used Honey to Destroy Armies

King Poisoned Himself Regularly and Used Honey to Destroy Armies

Mithridates the Great, is literally one of the weirdest kings ever. His phobia caused him to be the one who used honey as the first...

From Plastic to Jet Fuel: A Novel Recycling Approach

From Plastic to Jet Fuel: A Novel Recycling Approach

Engineers at Washington State University (WSU) have found a novel way of recycling old plastics into useable jet fuel hydrocarbons.  The researchers have employed...

Scientists Discover Living Cells have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds

Scientists Discover Living Cells have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds

Scientists made living cells from carbon-silicon bonds. This proves for the first time ever that nature can include silicon into the building blocks of...