What is the scientific name and chemical formula for Epsom salt?

Answer Epsom salt, used as a fertilizer, laxative, and soaking agent, is referred to, in scientific terms, as hydrated magnesium sulfate. Magnesium and sulfate are two key components of the human body. Bo... Read More »

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What is the scientific name for add?

The scientific name for ADD is Attention Deficit Disorder, a name given to the disorder by the American Psychiatric Association in 1980. In 1994, the APA began referring to ADD as Attention Deficit... Read More »

What is the scientific name for H2O?

Though known worldwide as water, the scientific name of the most common liquid on the planet is hydrogen oxide (two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom). However, it is rarely referred to by this na... Read More »

What is the scientific name for the flu?

The broad scientific name for the flu is "influenza." This virus can be categorized three different ways: influenza A, B or C. Type A is the most common form that is seen in seasonal outbreaks with... Read More »

What is a zebra's scientific name?

There are three main zebra species, and all belong to the genus Equus--along with horses, donkeys and mules. The plains or Burchell's zebra is known as Equus burchellii and has at least six subspec... Read More »