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Carboxylic acids in human life

November 4, 2019

  Bodies are extremely complex. Though we often think of our bodies as pure biology, the truth is chemistry is the catalyst that makes the..

How to Keep Chemistry Students Safer in the Lab

May 21, 2018

  Laboratory safety is more important than any chemistry experiment could ever be. Over 70% of high school students complete selected chemistry..

What 2017's Influx of Drug Approvals Means for Chemistry

February 12, 2018

  2017 was the biggest year for new drug approvals in two decades. The FDA approved 46 novel drugs – those with a unique chemical structure – to..

How Custom Chemicals Can Improve Your Bottom Line

January 22, 2018

  Custom chemicals were once the domain of only large industrial producers. Today, custom chemicals are more readily available than ever; they..

5 Building Components Made Better Through Chemistry

September 18, 2017

  Building materials have come a long way since the days of mud huts and stone walls. Modern buildings are miracles of science, composed of..

Chemistry is Propelling Space Travel into the Future

September 11, 2017

Chemistry and space travel have always been inextricably linked. The first manned mission to the moon, in fact, was powered by combustion between..

Meet the Four Newest Elements

January 9, 2017

Unless you’re an organic chemist, you may not have heard that four new elements were added to the periodic table in December of 2015.

A Natural Ingredient Might Lead to A More Sustainable Sunscreen

December 19, 2016

The science of sunscreen has been well documented over the last four decades. Consumers of late have been in a frenzied search for the best..

Groundbreaking African Power Plant Turning Methane Gas into Energy

September 17, 2016

Heard of Lake Kivu? It’s located between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo and it may just be the future of energy. Before its potential..

Safety Considerations for Scaling Up Production Capabilities

August 19, 2016

Industrial-level chemical manufacturing requires acute attention to detail. Safety considerations for employees and scientists should always be..

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