Category: Everyday Science

Articles that look at the science behind everyday phenomena, such as what makes methanol more toxic than ethanol, and how we determine the age of dinosaur fossils!

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Is It An Evolutionary Advantage To Enjoy Spicy Food?

Spicy food, what’s not to love? Spice excite the taste buds of some in a way that no other flavor comes close to, while others shy away from turning their mouths into fiery cauldrons of pain. So what is it...

A Brief Introduction to Forensic Science

‘Evidence never lies.’ Criminal Minds, CSI, Law & Order – the popularity of crime television shows might have a bit to do with how the audience gets a little taste of forensic technology. After all, not many people out there...