Chemistry

Researchers Are Developing an Electronic Nose That Can Sniff out Diseases

Researchers Are Developing an Electronic Nose That Can Sniff out Diseases

Researchers at Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE) at UT Dallas are developing an electronic nose that smells your breath to diagnose disease. The...

Could Whiskey-Powered Cars Make Gasoline Obsolete?

Could Whiskey-Powered Cars Make Gasoline Obsolete?

Whiskey-powered cars eh? Tell me more. Celtic Renewables have developed a method of producing a biofuel from the by-products of whiskey making. Yes, waste products, not...

The Science Behind Brewing Beer

The Science Behind Brewing Beer

Whether you like enjoying a beer on a hot weekend afternoon or hate the taste of the alcoholic drink, there’s a ton of science...

Scientists Just Discovered That Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids

Scientists Just Discovered That Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids

Scientists have finally understood one of the most complex properties of water. Researchers from the University of Stockholm discovered that water exists as two...

This New ‘Solar Paint’ Turns Anything into a Hydrogen Energy Generator

This New ‘Solar Paint’ Turns Anything into a Hydrogen Energy Generator

Hydrogen can be used to power cars that don’t emit harmful pollutants like their traditional internal combustion counterparts. But the cost of producing hydrogen...

Researcher Creates ‘Artificial Tongue’ That Can Detect Fake Whiskey

Researcher Creates ‘Artificial Tongue’ That Can Detect Fake Whiskey

How much are you willing to bet on your ability to tell the difference between a top shelf whiskey and something your best mate’s Grandad cooked...

Blue Pigment Discovered by Scientists Inspires Crayola’s New Crayon Color

Blue Pigment Discovered by Scientists Inspires Crayola’s New Crayon Color

Crayola, the world’s most beloved set of crayons, is getting a fresh color. The new blue hue has a different history than most others....

What Makes Our Blood Types Different From Each Other’s?

What Makes Our Blood Types Different From Each Other’s?

Just like eye color and other physical features, blood types are also inherited from parents. However, it isn’t as straightforward as most people think...

Chemists Turn CO2 to Solar Fuel and Clean Air With Artificial Photosynthesis

Chemists Turn CO2 to Solar Fuel and Clean Air With Artificial Photosynthesis

A chemist from Florida just found a way to trigger photosynthesis — the natural way plants convert carbon dioxide into fuel — in a...

13 Most Mind-Blowing Chemical Reactions

13 Most Mind-Blowing Chemical Reactions

Chemistry can be one of the most mesmerizing but also dangerous sciences. The mixing of certain chemicals can cause rather unexpected reactions that make...