Month: January 2017

Standing Still Is Hard

We recently started watching the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. A line from the show’s theme song has stuck with me as we have struggled the past few months to make progress towards opening day. Each night Regina Spektor would sing to me “Taking steps is easy, Standing still is hard”. Although I …
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Why Redox?

So why the name Redox? For those of you who never loved Bill Nye, would have sold their first born to skip chemistry in high school, or couldn’t give directions to the bio labs in college, bear with me. Redox (short for reduction–oxidation reaction) is a chemical reaction in which the oxidation states of atoms …
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