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Why Do People Study Chemistry?

September 15, 2021

Many people study chemistry for different reasons, whether they are looking for a challenge, are particularly interested in how the world works, or wish to contribute to real ongoing change. Despite this, this article aims to explain why many people decide to study chemistry, perhaps later also landing a job in the popular field. So,…

What is Analytical Chemistry?

September 9, 2021

With there being so many different types of chemistry out there, it can be difficult knowing what’s what. Aside from the fact they all comprise under the bracket of chemistry, obviously… however, what is analytical chemistry? Analytical chemistry is the science of collecting and communicating data regarding the composition and structure of matter. In much more basic…

What Foods Contain Amino Acids?

August 24, 2021

A form of organic compound, amino acids, also known as the building block of proteins, play a large role when it comes to the body’s functions and daily chemical reactions. For example, these functions include energy production, immune system function, tissue growth, red blood cell formation, and more. There are a total of three different types…

What is Forensic Chemistry?

August 19, 2021

Chances are you’ve heard of forensic chemistry before, whether while watching your favorite crime documentary or you previously considered it as a branch of science. Forensic chemistry mainly consists of identifying unknown materials at a crime scene, analyzing fingerprints, and bodily fluids and other substances to help uncover what happened and why. The role of…

3 Basic Chemistry Experiments to Try

August 11, 2021

Whether at school or another organization, there are a few basic chemistry experiments all students and people should do. These experiments provide essential knowledge for the further study of chemistry, are fun, and are super easy to conduct. This article will highlight three of our favorite experiments, beginning with the separation of sand and salt.…

Phosphopeptides – August, 2021 Newsletter

August 7, 2021

Phosphopeptides Phosphopeptides play very important roles in cell signaling and may be self-antigens which may induce positive immune responses. Researchers are showing increasing interests in phosphopeptides due to their broad applications in drug discovery for treating various kinds of diseases. Phosphopeptides were initially synthesized by post phosphorylation of a synthesized peptide. However, low yields along…

What is a Biotechnologist?

August 6, 2021

We’ve discussed the many different roles that involve chemistry in another blog. However, one of these roles which have proven to be quite popular is that of a biotechnologist. For those that don’t already know, a biotechnologist is someone who develops new products to improve and better human life.  While the role may sound complicated at…

What Are the Sub-Branches of Chemical Engineering?

July 28, 2021

Chemical engineering is a massive industry, responsible for the design and operation of chemical plants, improving everyday life, and even creating household and everyday items, such as clothing, pharmaceutical drugs, food, drink, and energy. It’s safe to say that without chemistry and chemical engineers, the world would not function the way it should, or maybe it…

What Does Chemical Analysis Mean?

July 23, 2021

Within the field of chemistry and chemical technology, there is what is known as chemical analysis. Chemical analysis is essential, checking our environment for potential risks, including air pollution. While it may sound fairly straightforward, performing an analysis is actually fairly complex. There is more than one chemical analysis method, with various tests performed to analyze chemicals…

What Is Chemical Technology?

July 15, 2021

Whether you work in the field of chemistry or not, you may have heard the phrase “chemical technology” in passing. However, what does this mean? Chemical technology is is a branch of applied chemistry concerned with creating new chemical products. As a part of this industry, there are also chemical technicians (trained professionals and chemists…