Why Is My Gin and Tonic Glowing?

Well, the answer to that is pretty simple. There are molecules of a specific compound that fluoresces when exposed to ultraviolet light. Contrary to popular belief, it isn't actually the…

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From Sweet Treats to Losing Feet

An understanding of Diabetes, the world's 6th deadliest disease. 16820016 / Pixabay Introduction In the United States, 1 in 10 Americans have some form of diabetes. Among the US population…

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The Dangers of Alcohol

Alcohol abuse is estimated to be the world's 3rd largest risk factor for disease and disability. This is part of the reason why doctors ask about alcohol and drug use…

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Drugs and Superbugs!

If you're alive today, you have probably had an experience with antibiotics. Antibiotics are a group of medications that are designed to kill bacteria, a microorganism that can cause illness…

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What is Nuclear Power?

Atoms make up all of the known matter in the world. The word atom is derived from the word greek word atomos, which means uncuttable. That is a terribly ironic…

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Understanding The Scientific Method

Around the 16th-17th Century, Sir Francis Bacon, an English philosopher, came up with the scientific method. This method is now used in every scientific experiment or publication, across all fields…

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