A neutron walks into a restaurant and orders a seven-course dinner. When she's finished eating, she asks the waiter how much she owes.

The waiter replies, "For you, No Charge!"


Mass Spectrometry helps identify molecules

Over the twentieth century, the Mass Spectrometer has become an indispensable tool of many types of chemists and will continue to be important. This piece of equipment is used to identify chemical compounds by breaking them up into smaller charged particles and then detecting them. The first apparatus to be called a mass spectrometer was built by Francis Ashton in Cambridge, UK in 1918.

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The History of Polymers

Have you ever thought how did we come to depend on plastic, Teflon, Nylon and Lycra? Today the market is flooded with different materials. Modern life would be incomparably different without synthetic chemicals which are called as polymers.

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Alcohol...More Than Just a Drink

The moment we say alcohol, the first thing that comes to our mind is drink... However, alcohol has better uses and is more than just a drink. Let us find out more about this important thing...

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Plastic Waste Disposal: Source for Green Fuel

A latest technology has come into being that helps in converting this plastic waste disposal into a good source of green fuel. Not only does this technology helps save our environment from waste accumulation but also helps us save lot of money... Let us find out how...

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New Battery: As Thin As Paper And Spread Like A Virus

With so many hybrid and electric vehicles being built, a change for the type of batteries used in them has become a necessity.

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Neodymium: Super Strength Magnets

Today, we have wind turbines and electric cars. The most used metal in these wind turbines and electric cars is called as neodymium. Let us explore more about this...

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New Research Provides Insight to Eye Condition

Age-related macular degeneration is the most common cause of blindness in the elderly population, but it could be prevented. Let us find out how...

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Can you drink too much water?

Almost every fitness book or a health club preaches one thing, "Drink lot of water". This is an open ended statement as each of our bodies is different and the requirement also differs. Another question that comes to our mind is how much water to drink and whether we can drink too much of water.

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All about natural mosquito repellents

We have always known mosquito repellents to carry pungent and irritating smell. In fact, many of us are even allergic to the smell because of the chemicals involved in these repellents. However, we do have natural mosquito repellents that are not pungent and are user friendly... Let us explore more...

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Cell Metabolism - A Defining Feature of Life

We often refer to this word called as metabolism. But what exactly do we mean by metabolism and what is cell metabolism in specific? Let us find out more about cell metabolism...

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