Thank you for visiting, this is my new blog page dedicated to my development as an online tutor/scientific writer. I understand that the scientific jargon used by most media outlets/online can be quite intimidating and confusing, but I’d like to write pieces that can allow the average person to understand the science behind it and heopfully become interested in it.
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Your diet is of the utmost importance, it regulates your bodies health and how it develops over time and its ability to combat infection and injury, so fuelling it with healthy food is crucial. One major food group is fats, which a word a lot of people fear but it shouldn’t be the case, theyContinue reading “Saturated vs unsaturated fats – whats the difference?”
In chemistry there are molecules that are known as free radicals – molecules that have an unpaired valence (outer) electron. For example, a lone chlorine atom is a free radical, this is because it has 6 paired electrons in its outer shell along with 1 unpaired, this is usually overcome by bonding with another chlorineContinue reading “Free radicals and antioxidants in the body”
The image seen above in figure 1 is known in the scientific community as a chromatographic spectrum, they are graphs that show absorbance, remember this because it is crucial. A spectrum can come in many different forms depending on what type of analysis you’re performing. For example, X-ray powder diffraction and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)Continue reading “What on earth are these?”
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