Chemistry and Biochemistry




National Chemistry Week 2017

National Chemistry Week will take place the week of October 23 – 28, 2017, on Brigham Young University Campus. The theme this year is: "Chemistry Rocks." The activities and programs are sponsored by the Central Utah Section of the American Chemical Society. Activities include chemical magic shows, a "hands-on workshop" especially for children, a symposium, and a research poster session ...


BYU-created mini tool has massive potential

BYU researchers have created a miniaturized, portable version of a tool now capable of analyzing Mars’ atmosphere — and that’s just one of its myriad possible uses.

Professors 3D-print first truly microfluidic "lab on a chip" device

August 08, 2017 | Todd Hollingshead

Researchers Greg Nordin and Adam Woolley are the first to 3D-print a viable microfluidic device small enough to be effective at a scale much less than 100 micrometers.


When was the last time you sniffed your water?

In the July 3, 2017 issue of Chemical & Engineering News, author Michael Torrice writes about an experience serving on a panel to evaluate water odors.

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