Students who take notes by hand outperform students who type, and more type these days, new studies show By Robert Lee Hotz Laptops and organizer apps make pen and paper seem antique, but handwriting to
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Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the
Sometimes you just want a caffeine hit to wake you up, but if you appreciate the finer points of a cup of coffee, it’s worth going right down to the chemistry of the water, milk, sugar – and salt As a
Rice is delicious, inexpensive, naturally gluten-free… and, as a 2012 Consumer Reports investigation uncovered to the dismay of many, full of arsenic. The magazine’s investigation tested a range of common
Good old chemistry. The folks at Periodic Videos recently filmed a couple of experiments where a small amount of metallic potassium was suddenly introduced to water with explosive results. Where this from
How a brilliant female chemist who owns 55 patents re-invented cotton and made it 'the fabric of our lives'
But that was not always the case. Forty years ago, cotton owned about one third of the textile market, but today the soft, fluffy material dominates about two-thirds of it, according to Marketplace. What