STEM Degrees May Be Expensive But They Are Worth It

STEM Degrees May Be Expensive But They Are Worth It

There seems to be a common belief amongst Americans that we don’t do science or math that well. Read many of the articles floating around on the internet and you’ll notice the majority of them make the point that our universities aren’t producing enough STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) graduates. The actual truth behind those […]

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The Many Applications of Microemulsions

The Many Applications Of Microemulsions

A microemulsion may be described as thermodynamically stable mixtures and water, oil and a surfactant. A surfactant is a compound that helps to lower the surface tension of a particular liquid. A surfactant might be a detergent, foaming agent, emulsifier or wetting agent, to name a few. A microemulsion doesn’t require the same kind of […]

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The Father of Electricity – Fun Facts About Michael Faraday

When asked “Who is Michael Faraday?” Your likely response would be “Why he is the Father of electricity! A leading chemist and physicist. The founder of electromagnetic induction” and you’d be right of course, but there is much more to Michael Faraday. Read on for five facts about Faraday you may not have known. Faraday […]

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Five Science Experiments to do in Your Kitchen (With Videos!)

You have young children, and you’d like to get them interested in science and the natural world.  You also, of course, want to build fun family memories.  However, chemistry sets are way less interesting than you remember from your childhood, and you’re at a loss.  You’d like some simple projects you can do to demonstrate […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About REACH Compliance

10 Things You Need To Know About REACH Compliance

REACH is designed to protect people and the environment from the harmful effects of chemicals and things made from them. They are European-wide regulations, affecting an incredibly diverse range of substances, goods and products. Some companies will have no doubt that they need to take action to comply with REACH, but others will be confused […]

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