Daily Archives: February 12, 2017


Do you want food that glows in the dark? With the exception of certain types of phosphorescent fungi, edibles don’t tend to glow. However, there is some food that glows under a black light. The black light emits ultraviolet radiation, which excites atoms and causes them to release fluorescent light. […]

Food That Glows in Black Light


The word casein comes from the Latin name for cheese. (Andrew Blight)
What Is Casein? Casein is the name given to a group of related proteins found in mammalian milk. The word “casein” comes from the Latin word caseus, which means “cheese”, which makes sense since casein is one of the main chemical substances in cheese. Cheese is made by coagulating casein, typically […]

What Is Casein? Casein Definition and Chemistry