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Citizen Science – what is it and why should I care?

Posted on: February 4, 2022

Citizen science is a term you may not previously have been familiar with, but everyone is getting onboard with the more scientific side of life these days. Why is that a good thing though?

solanine and the chemistry of roast potatoes

The chemistry of roast potatoes

Posted on: December 13, 2021

As far as my family are concerned, the crowning glory of any Christmas dinner is the mighty roast potato but how does the chemistry of this festive star affect the outcome of your feast?

The chemistry of ginger

Posted on: November 18, 2021

A seasonal chemistry blog investigating the chemistry of ginger – the good, the bad, and the ugly!