Biochemistry


You can substitute baking powder for baking soda, but not the other way around.
Baking can be more of a challenge if you discover all your baking soda got used up for chemical volcanoes! Baking powder and baking soda are both leavening agents that make baked good rise. Baking soda combines with water and an acidic ingredient to produce carbon dioxide bubbles, while baking […]

How to Substitute Baking Powder and Baking Soda   Recently updated !


Some people think cilantro and coriander taste like soap.
If you crave tacos al carbon with onions and cilantro or are a big fan of chutney or falafal, you likely appreciate the tangy citrus flavor of cilantro. However, a significant number of people think cilantro tastes like soap. Whether you like cilantro or loathe it depends on genetics and […]

Why Does Cilantro Taste Like Soap?


Snow Ice Cream
Delicious, creamy snow ice cream is one of the best parts of winter! There are many ways to make snow ice cream. You can use snow as the main ingredient or you can use it to freeze any other ice cream recipe. Snow Ice Cream With Snow as an Ingredient […]

Snow Ice Cream Recipes



Amino Acids by Side Chains
Amino acids are the building blocks of polypeptides and proteins, which are used as structural components and enzymes. If you’re taking biochemistry, organic chemistry, or genetics, you need to be familiar with the 20 amino acids and also know their side chains. It’s the nature of the side chains that […]

Amino Acid Side Chains Study Sheet



Genetic Code Study Sheet
The genetic code is the set of instructions cells use to translate information from genetic material (DNA or mRNA) into amino acids. In turn, amino acids are strung together and modified to build proteins. The genetic code is sometimes called the universal code because it is used by nearly all […]

Genetic Code Chart (PDF)