Category Archives: Chemistry

The branch of science dealing with chemical composition and all that concerns the periodic table of contents.

Extremophiles And Their Implications For Life On Other Planets

When pondering the probability of life existing on other planets it’s important to consider extremophiles. What Are Extremophiles? Good question to be answered.  The ‘ophiles’ part can trigger a negative reaction right off the bat, for obvious reasons.  But what we’re talking about are living organisms that can exist in the most extreme circumstances imaginable on … Continue reading Extremophiles And Their Implications For Life On Other Planets

A Tribute To Jonas Salk

In the year 1952 there were 58,000 cases polio diagnosed in the US alone.  This was the worst epidemic of polio in the nation’s history, and as a result 3,145 people died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis. The disease plagued the world, striking fear into the hearts of millions whenever an epidemic … Continue reading A Tribute To Jonas Salk