Chemistry and Biochemistry




BYU researcher links air pollution to blood vessel damage

In a study released today in Circulation Research, a journal of the American Heart Association, BYU economics professor Arden Pope and colleagues at the University of Louisville discovered a link between air pollution and blood vessel damage.


Homecoming Department and Alumni Dinner 2016

The 2016 annual Homecoming Department and Alumni Dinner was held on October 14th, in the Benson Science building. Alumni, young and old, came with their partners to greet faculty, staff, emeritus, and department retirees at a reception followed by a delicious meal.


BYU Chemistry Capstone Project: On-Campus Internships

At Brigham Young University we strive to ensure that our students receive the best and most state-of-the-art education possible. In order to succeed in industrial careers, students need to understand how their skills fit into a team effort that uses chemistry to solve commercially valuable problems. Internships at companies are a great way to learn these skills, but these ...


3 Science Papers in 3 Years

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry professors Dr. Daniel H. Ess and Dr. Scott Burt were part of a multi-institution collaboration to disclose in Science a new catalytic chemical reaction that replaces hydrocarbon bonds with nitrogen. The collaboration headed by Professors László Kürti at Rice University and John Falck at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSWMC) developed a one-step ...

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