Hydrocarbons: Organics, Alkanes,enes,ynes, Petrochemicals, Energy, Bonds

Organic Compounds Organic Compound: defined as many compounds that contain covalently-bonded carbon atoms.  They form the basis of life, and are obtained from living sources (i.e. your skin bones and hair.) Inorganic Compound: compounds other than organic compounds.  There are a few exceptions, however, and they include some compounds and polyatomic ions that contain only…

Ritalin (Methylphenidate): Uses, Abuse, Impact

Ritalin (Methylphenidate) is a mild CNS stimulant. In medicine, Ritalin’s primary use is treatment of Attention Deficit /Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). The mode of action in humans is not completely understood, but Ritalin presumably activates the arousal system of the brain stem and the cortex to produce its stimulant effect. Recently, the frequency of diagnosis for…

Steroids: Testosterone, Winstrol, Clenbuterol, Clomid, Dynabolon, Deca, etc

As defined in the Encyclopedia, steroids are a large group of naturally occurring and synthetic lipids or fat-soluble chemicals, with a great diversity of physiological activity.  Included among the steroids are certain alcohols (sterols), bile acids, many important hormones, some natural drugs and poisons found in the skin of some toads.  Cholesterol, a major contributor…

Advantages of Producing Crops Through Use of Hydroponics

HYDROPONICS derives its name from the Greek HYDRO-PONOS meaning water/labor.  Literally, “Hydroponics” means “Water Work.” There is no soil in a hydroponic garden.  No organic matter is present so nourishment (Nutrient) is not available to the plants in the same was as it is in a soil garden.  Instead, nutrients are added to the water. …