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Definition noun, plural: alcohols (chemistry) An organic compound containing one or more hydroxyl groups bound to a... Read More

The body’s biological clock: alcohol may lead to physiological anarchy

Circadian rhythms refer to biological phenomena that oscillate within a 24-hour cycle, in keeping with the earth's... Read More


myricin (Science: chemistry) A silky, crystalline, waxy substance, forming the less soluble part of beeswax, and regarded as... Read More

Toward a safer, more effective method for preserving museum specimens

November 3, 2008 -- Some of the most fascinating creatures ever to inhabit the Earth can be seen today only in the form of... Read More


soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Pheromones In Male Perspiration Reduce Women’s Tension, Alter Hormone Response

PHILADELPHIA -- Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania and the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia have... Read More