Category: Chemistry

The Science Behind Acquired Taste

The Science Behind Acquired Taste

In life, one way or the other, you have probably eaten broccoli. After all, broccoli a superfood! One cup is chock-full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

But, do you like broccoli? The answer behind why you like broccoli –or force it down– is rooted in science: the science behind acquired taste!

Scientists discover new primate species

Scientists Discover New Primate Species!

Scientists have discovered a new primate species! These little monkeys live in Myanmar. The new species was discovered in 2020 and they are already on the endangered species list. How do they decide which species is new or not?

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Science At Home : 2 Fun Experiments!

I’ve mapped out two fun, easy experiments that you can do with your kids, grandkids, highlight in a zoom meeting, or classroom.

I shouldn’t call science a trick, but both of these easy experiments make great practical jokes.

So let’s get to it. Time to trick…I mean impress your posse with science at home!

Vaccines A miracle of modern medicine

Vaccines: A Miracle of Modern Medicine

Do you believe in The Easter Bunny? Magic? The Tooth Fairy? All of these are indeed beliefs. But medicine is not a belief. And not all medicine is based on fact. But it is based on evidence.

Let’s take a look at the science behind vaccines and why vaccines are a modern miracle.

Magnet Magic

Science At Home : Magnets

People in movies and books find their way out of the woods by making their own compass out of who knows what. This skill is COOL.

In the interest of us all being cool, a blog post was in order.

Louie drinking iced tea

Legend of Tea And How It Came To Be

What is the legend of tea & how it came to be? Tea is the most consumed beverage on our planet, after water.

Let’s take a look a the world’s most popular drink!

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