Molecular gastronomy is a culinary discipline that involves using scientific knowledge and chemical reactions to create food. It involves the utilization of centrifuges, liquid nitrogen, dehydrators, ultrasounds and othe... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

Hoosier Hill Farm, Horizon, Trader Joe's, Organic Valley and Devon Cream Company are some brands of heavy cream. Hoosier Hill Farm and another brand, Molecular Gastronomy, even have powdered heavy cream. More »

To use a feeding tube, insert the small tip of a food container into the feeding tube and slowly open the clamp on the feeding line, releasing food through a gastronomy tube at a regulated speed. When feeding is complete... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Large molecules are broken down into smaller ones through catabolic reactions. Through these reactions, energy is given out, making them exergonic reactions. More »

Steel rusts because of chemical reactions that occur when it comes into contact with water and oxygen. Iron, one component of steel, combines with water and oxygen to produce hydrated iron (III) oxide, which is the chemi... More »

Not all spontaneous reactions occur instantly because of the availability or absence of free energy that the reacting species need to carry out the reaction. This energy is known as the Gibbs free energy. More »

Alkaline earth metals, the elements in the second column of the periodic table, are the most likely elements to lose two electrons in chemical reactions. They include beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium and ... More »