Chemistry

Weekend Science: Are You Bitter? You're More Likely To Drink IPA Beers

After centuries of converging on balanced, smooth beers, the industry suddenly lurched sideways in the 21st century. While large brands now have to fear for their existence, men in beards are making a fortune selling pronounced, bitter craft brews. The bus ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 18 2020 - 11:16am

Native Honey Tastes Better? Okay, But Diabetes Health Claims Don't Add Up

In Australia, native people have long contended that  native stingless bee honey had special health properties. Like the well-known Apis mellifera honeybees, stingless bees live in permanent colonies made up of a single queen and workers, who collect polle ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2020 - 1:37pm

Molecular Diffusion And Chemical Reaction Are Unrelated? A New Challenge In Chemistry

Common chemical reactions accelerate Brownian diffusion by sending long-range ripples into the surrounding solvent, which would mean that molecular diffusion and chemical reaction are related. Yet that would violate a central dogma of chemistry; that molec ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 31 2020 - 8:48am