The medical and pharmaceutical industries rely on chemists to produce drugs that relieve pain and keep people alive. Readers will learn what goes into the making of an aspirin and how some medical discoveries have been the result of trial, error, and "chem-tacular" luck! Easy experiments allow budding scientists to test theories.
This gripping title traces the causes, symptoms, and treatment of plague through the height of the Black Death in Europe and into the modern day.
Come inside for a fresh look at careers in green food, from planting to cultivation, and merchandising to selling. In addition to the greening of conventional methods of food production, this book examines careers in alternative energy, equipment, packaging, and delivery systems.
Explains how wheat is farmed and processed into flour; discusses how ingredients are mixed and dough is baked into bread at a factory; and how bread becomes available to consumers.
Explains where milk comes from and other main ingredients in ice cream; discusses how those ingredients are processed and packaged as ice cream; and how ice cream becomes available to consumers.
Explains what taste and digestion are and how they work; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different taste and digestion concepts.
Innovations in the medical field save countless lives daily. In this fascinating title, a timeline of breakthrough medical inventions is explored through dynamic photographs and interesting fact boxes. Flemings advances with penicillin and the invention of the X-ray machine are some of the featured inventions that keep us in the best of health!