What Is a Chemical Element?Chemical Elements and ExamplesBy Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph. Updated December 05, 2019 A chemical element, or an element, is defined as a material which cannot be broken down or changed into another substance using chemical means. Elements may be thought of as the basic ch
Pollution: A possible end to 'forever' chemicalsSynthetic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) contain bonds between carbon and fluorine atoms considered the strongest in organic chemistry. Unfortunately, the widespread use of these nonbiodegradable products since the 1940s
In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Texas A&M University chemist Wenshe Ray Liu and his research team have focused their lab solely on searching for drugs to treat COVID-19.The Liu group was the first to identify the antiviral drug remdesivir as a viable medicine to treat COVID-19 in a re
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