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Nov. 20, 2020

Kitchen Chromatography and Virtual Escape Rooms: Chemistry Faculty Adapt to Remote Instruction

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Jun. 3, 2020

Science with Soul

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Feb. 26, 2020

Chemistry Cookbook Serves Up Global Food and Global Good

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November 20, 2020

Kitchen Chromatography and Virtual Escape Rooms: Chemistry Faculty Adapt to Remote Instruction

Natalie Tsai ’22 said the class has inspired her to become more involved with chemistry-related research, specifically antibiotic discovery. “This course showed me the multitude of ways that chemists can make an impact in their communities,” she said.

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June 3, 2020

Science with Soul

As the world becomes increasingly globalized and virus transmission occurs more easily across continents, medical research scientists are focusing on treatments that provide positive health outcomes for the greatest number of people. In true liberal arts tradition, three Scripps chemists—a professor, a student, and an alumna—are using their research to make medications safer, advocate for more inclusive clinical trials, and improve conditions for humankind.

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February 26, 2020

Chemistry Cookbook Serves Up Global Food and Global Good

In 2019, the Keck Science Chemistry Club gave new meaning to the phrase “experimental cooking” with their Chemistry Charity Cookbook. This cookbook was compiled by the members of the club under the supervision of Associate Professor of Chemistry Anna Wenzel, who started the club during her first year as a faculty advisor.

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February 10, 2020

Sadie Otte Lauds Complex Molecule Synthesis in Chemistry World

Chemistry lecturer Sadie Otte lauded German chemists’ successful synthesis of the molecule canataxpropellane, one of the world’s most complex natural products, in Chemistry World.

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July 22, 2019

The Light Within: Edison Reid-McLaughlin ’21 Studies Bioluminescence during Summer Research Assistantship

Scientists have several ways of peering inside the human body. The bluntest tool is the X-ray, followed by MRI. These technologies are highly effective, but they are limited in their application. In order to see the more minute aspects of an organism, like individual cells, more sophisticated tools are needed.

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May 16, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: Gillian Holzer’s Mellow Yellow

Vincent Van Gogh’s sunflowers are wilting. In early 2018, news outlets around the world reported on chemical analyses performed by a team of Dutch and Belgian scientist that revealed that the sunflowers in Van Gogh’s famous paintings were degrading, turning from bright yellow to muddy olive green.

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