Tagged: Colors

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Why Does Nature Hate The Color Blue?

Nature is full of color, just look around you. Animals and plants are incredibly vibrant with different hues; the result of millions of years of evolution. And despite being rather common in everyday objects, one specific color eludes our natural...

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Demonstration: Benedict’s Test for Reducing Sugars

We often hear about the exorbitant amount of sugar in food and drink these days, and the health risks that are associated with a high sugar intake. But how do scientists quantify the concentration of sugar in various substances? Before...

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Why Are Organic Compounds White?

Someone commented on one of our Instagram posts that the only reason they had studied chemistry was because of the ‘amazing colors’. While this is pretty solid motivation for many of us, an organic chemist might find it harder to relate;...