Supersonic Dinosaurs

supersonic apatosaurs tail

For almost 20 years some scientists have claimed it wasn’t Chuck Yaeger who was the first living thing to travel faster than the speed of sound. Who did they propose was the first? Supersonice Dinosaurs. Well, their tails at least. The Apatosaurus was between 70 and 90 feet long, with their …

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Candle Soot Powering Electric Cars

Lithium Ion batteries

Can you imagine powering an electric car with candles? New research shows that soot from burning candles could be the perfect anode material for larger batteries. How do Lithium Ion Batteries work? Lithium ion batteries use  negatively charged lithium ions which travel to a positive electrode while discharging. When the …

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The Hypoallergenic Peanut

Peanut allergies are on the rise The stakes get higher with each new child diagnosed. 2% of our population has a severe peanut allergy, which means walking around in a world riddled with Snickers bars and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches can be dangerous. What can we do other than scrub …

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