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Halloween Chemistry: Cinder Toffee!

Halloween Chemistry: Cinder Toffee!

Tweet Follow @Sci_ents How about a spot of halloween chemistry? With nice simple explanations for the trick or treaters. Cinder toffee!! You’ll need: Sugar Golden syrup A jam/jelly thermometer Bicarbonate of soda Grease proof paper A baking tray A saucepan Safety: The toffee mix gets very hot, be careful when handling […]

By October 31, 2015 4 comments chemical education, entertainment, fun
It’s time science reclaimed health food from the quacks

It’s time science reclaimed health food from the quacks

Tweet Follow @Sci_ents   I’m not quite sure what came over me, I’d set out in search of a beer and a burger. But somehow ended up in a juice bar wolfing down falafel, quaffing a cucumber, celery, ginger smoothie and sprinkling sweet potato chips with some strange pink salt. […]

By April 18, 2015 7 comments opinion
Garlic Challenge, the results show!

Garlic Challenge, the results show!

Back in October I posed a question: Is there any truth in the old wives tale that rubbing your hands on stainless steel gets rid of garlic smells? Various theories as to how steel may achieve this were posited. But I wanted to know if there was a real effect […]

By December 31, 2013 5 comments fun