How is it that only plants from the genus Capsicum are able to synthesize compounds that sting one’s tongue so intensely?
The startling reaction of Diet Coke and Mentos sweets was a mystery for many years
Professor A. Flint and K. Anscheit developed chemistry experiments for secondary school students using everyday objects
It took hundred of years and a long sequence of small advantages and missed opportunities to discover the importance of vitamin C
Uwe Freiherr von Lukas, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics, Rostock, talks about Germany's first science soap
The multi-award-winning TV series is demanding, exciting, amusing, often shocking, and made with great attention to chemistry details
Poems based on the natural properties of each of the elements of the periodic table
A closer look at the chemical role hops play in the beer-brewing process shows how beer owes its marvelous flavor to a great deal of chemistry
What happens to alcohol after it has been consumed?
Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Which countries grow and drink the most? And how do black and green teas differ?