A Florida student mixed toilet cleaner and aluminum foil while at school; forming gaseous hydrogen inside the bottle. The explosion resulted in the student’s expulsion.
Gregor Mendel was a nineteenth century monk who demonstrated the basic principles of genetic inheritance via his experiments with pea plants. The significance of Mendel’s work was not recognized until the twentieth century, when several scientists reproduced Mendel’s original experiments. He is now considered to be the founder of modern genetics. The following is a [...]