What Chemicals Do Scientists Fear the Most?

July 6, 2023

Delve into the dark side of chemistry as we uncover the truth behind poisonous substances, environmental toxins, explosive chemicals, and the power of water.

The Crucial Use of Analytical Chemistry in Food Science and Agriculture

June 29, 2023

Explore how analytical chemistry safeguards food safety & quality through techniques like chromatography & spectroscopy. Join us at Advanced ChemTech!

The Chemistry Behind Chocolate Production: Unveiling Sweet Science Secrets

June 20, 2023

Discover the fascinating chemistry behind chocolate production, from fermentation to tempering. Uncover the compounds that shape its flavors and the art of creating this delectable treat.

How is 3D Printing Used in Chemistry?

May 16, 2023

In the realm of chemistry, 3D printing has ushered in an era of unmatched precision and flexibility. This introduction to the world of 3D printing will delve into the technology’s benefits, explore its diverse uses across industries, and discuss the limitations that still exist in it’s use. The Benefits of 3D Printing in Chemistry 3D…

What’s the Difference Between Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Analysis

May 8, 2023

The words analytical chemistry and chemical analysis can sometimes be confused by those outside of the scientific community, but it’s important not to mix these two up as they are entirely different concepts. At its core, the difference between these two is that one is a process whereas the other is a branch of chemistry.…

Biotechnology Offers a New Way of Plastic Waste Management

March 3, 2023

One way researchers are offering a new option for plastic waste is the development of a biocatalyst that can degrade certain types of plastics.

What Purpose Does the Peptide Bond Serve in Protein Synthesis?

February 21, 2023

Proteins play a critical role in many processes within cells and organisms. These important biomolecules are made up of building blocks called amino acids, which are linked together by a chemical bond called the peptide bond. Understanding the role of peptide bonds in protein synthesis is crucial to understanding the fundamental processes of life. What…

Which Foods Have All 9 Essential Amino Acids

February 12, 2023

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins and are crucial for maintaining optimal health. Out of the 20 different types of amino acids, there are 9 that cannot be produced in the body and these are referred to as “essential amino acids.” These essential amino acids play important roles in many bodily processes necessary…

Using Chemical Coding to Track Plastic Pollution

December 6, 2022

Plastic pollution is the accumulation of synthetic plastics — think plastic bottles, plastic pack rings, plastic packaging, bottle caps, straws, and hundreds of other plastic items. It’s a widespread problem, and we need to do something about it.  But why is it a problem? Plastic pollution causes harm to wildlife — animals ingest and choke on plastic.…

Lithium-ion Batteries: Could New Research Mean Fewer Fires?

November 28, 2022

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are used to power all kinds of devices from smartwatches, to power banks, and even electric vehicles. But there’s one big problem with Li-ion batteries — they are prone to catching fire when they get too hot. You likely know someone who has had a power bank, a vape, or another Li-ion-powered…