Electrometallurgy, the science of producing metals from metallic ores through the use of electricity. It deals with both the use of electricity for various heating processes and the use of electricity to produce chemical changes (a process called electrolysis).
Has this ever happened to you? The meteorologist calls for a massive snowstorm, but the flakes fail to arrive. Chaos theory can shed light on why forecasts fail (and why our orderly world may not be so orderly after all).
Most of us have heard the talk about oysters and chocolate, and maybe you've read an article about the stimulating effects of ginseng. But garlic, licorice and cucumber? Learn about the history of aphrodisiacs and whether they've been proven to be effective.