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June 2nd is Nils Gabriel Sefström's birthday. Sefström was the Swedish chemist who re-discovered the element vanadium in 1830. Vanadium was originally discovered by the Mexican mineralogist Andrés Manuel del Río ...Read Full Post...
Do you know how to make an ordinary metal spoon sing or scream? The easiest way is ...Read Full Post...
June 1st marks the passing of Werner Forssmann. He was a German physician who first inserted a catheter into a person directly into the heart. He was also the first ...Read Full Post...

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Pouring or tossing liquid nitrogen into a pool produces a lot of fog! It's a popular project that is usually safe, but too much nitrogen in a chlorinated pool can ...Read Full Post...
If mixing bleach and vinegar releases toxic chlorine gas, then why do people do it? There are two answers to this question. The first answer is that vinegar lowers the ...Read Full Post...
November 13th is Edward Doisy's birthday. Doisy was an American biochemist who shared the 1943 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Henrik Dam for their work concerning vitamin K. Dam discovered ...Read Full Post...

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Whenever you search for any standard do-it-at-home chemistry demo, most of the time you will come across an entry on About.com. About.com is a site that tries to gobble up pageviews so it can attract advertisers, and one method they use for doing this is to...
Much of the country was all caught up in the Casey Anthony trial over the past few weeks as the testimony concluded and the verdict was announced (full disclosure: I was not at all caught up. I didn't even read any articles about the trial until after the verdict...
Benzamidine, humble servant to many a successful Western blot, has given rise to one of two exciting developments in cardiovascular medicine.Now that I don’t have to be graded on my memorization of the blood clotting cascade, let me just step back for...