Day: May 3, 2019

Cellular Respiration: What It Is, And Why It’s Important

In its most basic sense, cellular respiration is a number of different metabolic processes and reactions that happen in cells. Cellular respiration is essential in creating biochemical energy by converting different kinds of nutrients into adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, all the while flushing out waste products. During cellular respiration, catabolic reactions occur, which is the …

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What Stinks?! Hydrogen Sulfide and You

It’s the smell of rotten eggs, brimstone, and hot springs. Hydrogen sulfide, or H2S, might seem harmless, but is, in fact, poisonous, volatile, corrosive, and even flammable. What is Hydrogen Sulfide? Hydrogen sulfide, or more commonly known as sewer gas, is usually produced during the microbial breakdown of certain organic matter, usually in the absence …

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