Tag: #chemistry

Thimerosal Is a Salt, and It’s Pretty Safe

I completely understand why chemicals are scary. From the time that we’re kids, we’re told that there are poisons out there, and that those poisons are chemicals. They usually have really complex-sounding names, names we don’t use everyday. So I also understand when people are skeptical of chemicals included or added in food. Remember the whole debacle over Subway having…

Go out and go for a run

Lungs expand. I love how my lungs expand to full capacity when I’m out for a run. I love how the cold air rushes in and is almost immediately warmed up my my nose, mouth, throat, and windpipe. The oxygen in that air is quickly exchanged with the carbon dioxide in my blood as the air and the blood meet…