Chemical process
In a scientific sense, a chemical process is a method or means of somehow changing one or more chemicals or chemical compounds. Such a chemical process can occur by itself or be caused by an outside f...
How to make ice bubbles in freezing temps
How to make ice bubbles in freezing temps.
3 share Nobel Prize in physics for discoveries on strange states of matter
Three physicists share the Nobel Prize for their work discovering strange states of matter
Melting A Sock With Sulfuric Acid
Melting a sock with sulfuric acid! This video demonstrates how sulfuric acid reacts with your clothing. Within a matter of three minutes the sock was melted down to an awesome glob of goo.
Tracing Our 'Tree Of Life' To Its Roots: 3.8 Billion-Year-Old Molecule Reveals Clues About How Life On Earth Began...And It Could Help Us Find Aliens On Other Planets
By studying molecules in living human cells, researchers believe they have been able to trace the evolution of biology back to its roots. Experts from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered t...
New ‘Self-Healing’ Gel Makes Electronics More Flexible
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a first-of-its-kind self-healing gel that repairs and connects electronic circuits, creating opportunities to advance the development o...
New Design Points A Path To The ‘Ultimate’ Battery
Scientists have developed a working laboratory demonstrator of a lithium-oxygen battery which has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and, to date, can be recharged more than 2000 ti...
New Class Of DNA Repair Enzyme Discovered
A new class of DNA repair enzyme has been discovered which demonstrates that a much broader range of damage can be removed from the double helix in ways that biologists did not think were possible. Th...
New Findings Shed Light On Fundamental Process Of DNA Repair
Inside the trillions of cells that make up the human body, things are rarely silent. Molecules are constantly being made, moved, and modified — and during these processes, mistakes are sometimes made....
Trans fats may increase the risk of heart attack, death
But trans fats were found to increase early deaths by 34%. Researchers from different Canadian institutions, including McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, gathered data from 41 studies that stud...
Study Warns Trans Fats Linked To 34 Per Cent Increase In Mortality
An international study has found processed trans fats are linked with a 34 per cent increase in all-cause mortality and a 21 per cent increase in coronary heart disease. But the study, published in t...
What Is Fire?
So science class taught us all that fire is a result of the combustion of matter, but how does fire really work and what's the deal with its seemingly magical glow?
“Freezing A Bullet” To Find Clues To Ribosome Assembly Process
Ribosomes are vital to the function of all living cells. Using the genetic information from RNA, these large molecular complexes build proteins by linking amino acids together in a specific order. Sci...
Audi Have Successfully Made Diesel Fuel From Carbon Dioxide And Water
German car manufacturer Audi has reportedly invented a carbon-neutral diesel fuel, made solely from water, carbon dioxide and renewable energy sources. And the crystal clear 'e-diesel' is already bein...
Biomanufacturing Of CDS Quantum Dots
A team of Lehigh Univ. engineers have demonstrated a bacterial method for the low-cost, environmentally friendly synthesis of aqueous soluble quantum dot (QD) nanocrystals at room temperature. This is...
Nanoparticles Target And Kill Cancer Stem Cells That Drive Tumor Growth
Many cancer patients survive treatment only to have a recurrence within a few years. Recurrences and tumor spreading are likely due to cancer stem cells that can be tough to kill with conventional can...
Magnum opus (alchemy)
The Great Work (Latin: Magnum opus) is an alchemical term for the process of creating the philosopher's stone. It has been used to describe personal and spiritual transmutation in the Hermetic traditi...
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Chemical reaction
A chemical reaction is a process that leads to the transformation of one set of chemical substances to another. Classically, chemical reactions encompass changes that only involve the positions of ele...
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Chemical synthesis
In chemistry, chemical synthesis is a purposeful execution of chemical reactions to obtain a product, or several products. This happens by physical and chemical manipulations usually involving one or ...
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Catalysis
Catalysis is the increase in the rate of a chemical reaction due to the participation of an additional substance called a catalyst. With a catalyst, reactions occur faster and with less energy. Becaus...
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Combustion
Combustion /kəmˈbʌs.tʃən/ or burning is a high-temperature exothermic redox chemical reaction between a fuel and an oxidant, usually atmospheric oxygen, that produces oxidized, often gaseous products,...
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Corrosion
Corrosion is the gradual destruction of materials (usually metals) by chemical reaction with their environment. In the most common use of the word, this means electrochemical oxidation of metals in re...
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Distillation
Distillation is a process of separating the component substances from a liquid mixture by selective evaporation and condensation. Distillation may result in essentially complete separation (nearly pur...
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Ionization
Ionization is the process by which an atom or a molecule acquires a negative or positive charge by gaining or losing electrons to form ions, often in conjunction with other chemical changes. Ionizatio...
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Phase change
Phase change may refer to:
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Coatings
A coating is a covering that is applied to the surface of an object, usually referred to as the substrate. The purpose of applying the coating may be decorative, functional, or both. The coating its...
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Foam
A foam is a substance that is formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid. A bath sponge and the head on a glass of beer are examples of foams. In most foams, the volume of gas is large, wi...
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Phase transition
A phase transition is the transformation of a thermodynamic system from one phase or state of matter to another one by heat transfer. The term is most commonly used to describe transitions between sol...
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Process chemicals
Process chemicals are used to enhance industrial processes: improving runnability, product quality, process speed and reduce need for maintenance stops. It is also possible to avoid bottle necks.