Reagent, Laboratory, Technical: Chemistry Grades Explained

August 3, 2020

A chemical is not just a chemical. Chemicals are rated by “grades” which are based on a series of accepted measurements and standards. A..

Tin (II) Fluoride and a Generation of Healthier Teeth

July 27, 2020

Tin (II) fluoride is a slightly water soluble, white, lustrous crystalline powder. Also known as Stannous fluoride, it is widely used as an oral..

A Field Guide to the Chemicals In Your Car Battery

July 20, 2020

Car batteries use chemical reactions to produce electric currents. The typical car battery is far more complex than you might think, consisting of..

How Chemistry Has Impacted Modern Society

July 13, 2020

  People tend to go on their day to day lives, not knowing how chemistry has impacted so much in the society. Chemistry has shaped the world as we..

The Science Behind Face Masks

June 22, 2020

With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors and scientists have debated back and forth about the effectiveness of face masks.

Understanding the Chemistry in Your Car

June 15, 2020

The over one billion automobiles in existence owe much of their functionality to basic chemical reactions. In the U.S. alone there are over ..

Summer is Here and Science Says Chemicals in Sunscreen are More Helpful than Harmful

June 8, 2020

Regular sunscreen usage is important, and it’s hard to argue it’s unhealthy. A rise in “organic” and “natural” sunscreens has many people..

Silicon Carbide: The Stardust Power Agent

June 1, 2020

  Everyone loves diamonds. They're luxurious, they're stylish, and they're the hardest natural material known to man. But did you know diamonds..

4 Uses of Sulfur Sublimed USP Powder

May 25, 2020

If you have ever been around a smoldering match you are familiar with the smell of gaseous sulfur. But did you know sulfur can be used as a solid? 

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