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Exploring the chemistry behind love this Valentine's Day

Chemistry in a relationship refers to the intense feelings of connection, passion, and romance that people share. This Valentine's Day, Dr. Alex Baker, a chemistry professor at the University of Warwick, explores the real ...

What is micellar water and how does it work?

Micellar water, a product found in supermarkets, chemists and bathroom cabinets around the world, is commonly used to remove make-up. It's a very effective cleanser and many people swear by it as part of their skincare routine.

New crystalline sponge method proposed for undergraduate courses

The crystal sponge technology is a revolutionary technique, which enables the direct and precise determination of the molecular structure of liquid and gas targets. The technique uses a special network complex to selectively ...

How is decaf coffee made? And is it really caffeine-free?

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, and its high levels of caffeine are among the main reasons why. It's a natural stimulant that provides an energy buzz, and we just can't get enough.

Nobel chemistry winner flunked first college chemistry exam

Talk about bouncing back. MIT professor Moungi Bawendi is a co-winner of this year's Nobel chemistry prize for helping develop "quantum dots"—nanoparticles that are now found in next generation TV screens and help illuminate ...

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