How a battery works

How do Batteries Work?

How does a battery produce electricity? A simple explanation of the way the batteries that we use in our laptop computers, mobile phones, and electronic … Read more

Wine Science

Wine Chemistry

Importance of Chemical Understanding of Wine An explanation of the chemical processes involved in the production of wine and in those that determine the appearance, … Read more

Biochemistry

What is Biochemistry?

Study of the Chemistry of Living Things DNA, enzymes, fats, carbohydrates, and hormones are all part of the discipline of Biochemistry. On the interface between … Read more

What Is Metabolism?

How Do We Actually Turn Food into Energy? We hear the word used all the time, read diet books on how to boost ours, and … Read more

Enzyme Facts

What Is an Enzyme?

Enzyme Facts A cell’s ability to carry out essential chemical reactions separates the animate from the inanimate. Without enzymes, these reactions and life itself would … Read more

Great White Shark Facts

Great White Shark Facts

Facts About The Oceans Greatest Predator It has taken 300 million years of evolution to create such a formidable predator as the shark, and the … Read more

Ice and Water Physics

Physics of Ice and Water

Water’s Liquid and Solid Phases Are Vastly Different The molecular nature of water causes molecules to attract and repel each other and to form links … Read more

How Shampoo Works

How Does Shampoo Work?

Chemistry of Shampoo Cleaning Action Shampoo’s main purpose is to clean hair. Here’s how shampoo does it. Shampoo marketers go to great lengths to make … Read more

Do fish have personalities?

Do Fish Have a Personality?

Yes, Fish Have Complex Personalities The study of animal personalities has become a hot topic in behavioral biology. Bring up the possibility of fish personalities … Read more

Laws of Motion

Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion

Laws of Motion Explained for Kids Newton proposed three laws of motion that explain interactions between solid objects, describing force, inertia, and reaction forces. Newton’s … Read more

Facts about Leeches

What are Leeches, Anyway?

Facts about Leeches With sufficient preparation, travelers can learn to appreciate Madagascar’s leeches as part of the incredible rainforest experience. Slimy, black, amorphous creatures slink … Read more

Time Travel

Time Travel Facts

Physics of Time Travel Time travel nears with new trillion-dollar ‘dual-use’ government technology. Visionary new closed timeline curves theory offers a peek into our past. … Read more

Perseid Meteor Shower

Perseid Meteor Shower Facts

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the most dependable meteor showers. Observers can generally expect 40 to 60 meteors hourly when the shower peaks. … Read more

Layers of the Skin

Facts about Human Skin Skin is actually the body’s largest organ! Skin includes all four types of tissue – epithelial tissue, connective tissue, nervous tissue, … Read more

Types of Ocean Pollution

Learn about the many sources of ocean water pollution including oil spills, plastics, and most importantly land-based runoff. Ocean pollution leads to beach closings, contaminated … Read more

What is Geography?

Have you ever wondered what geography actually is; well there is no simple answer because geography is many things. Basic geography is defined as the … Read more