Posts by Jessica Clifton

Jessica Clifton

Jessica Clifton

Jessica is an experienced technical copywriter and marketer with over 19 years' experience.

The Science Blog

Science and chemical manufacturing resources

Why Do Mentos React With Coca-Cola?

Jessica Clifton

17th February 2021

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The Coke-Mentos experiment is one of the most popular science experiments – and also one of the most well-known. It’s relatively easy to do because the materials are readily available: with nothing but a few Mentos and a bottle of Coke, you can trigger an immediate, explosive reaction, making this a very simple… Continue reading »

Watch Our New Cleaning Chemical Manufacturing Video

Jessica Clifton

5th February 2021

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If you need a bespoke cleaning chemical formulation or have a pre-existing formula you need to have made, our latest video on cleaning chemical manufacturing will show you exactly what our services include. From technical advice and a range of packaging options to custom label design and alternative raw materials, our new video… Continue reading »

Why Do We Need Vitamins?

Jessica Clifton

3rd February 2021

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We need vitamins because many of our metabolic processes wouldn’t be possible without them. Vitamins act as coenzymes that facilitate various biochemical reactions in our cells, such as protein synthesis. For instance, vitamin C is crucial in the synthesis of collagen, which is a structural component of the skin, bones, and muscles. Deficiency… Continue reading »

How To Handle Hazardous Chemicals

Jessica Clifton

20th January 2021

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Handling hazardous chemicals requires special tools, protective clothing, and compliance with the proper procedures. Some chemicals, like radioactive materials, are too hazardous to be handled directly by humans. In fact, robots are often needed to handle such chemicals while the operators stand at a safe distance.  Hazardous chemicals are typically highly reactive, corrosive,… Continue reading »

Chemical Methods of Food Preservation

Jessica Clifton

6th January 2021

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Using chemical food preservatives is one of the many ways of preserving food. Food preservation has been part of human activity since long before civilization was developed. In fact, evidence suggests that as many as 14,000 years ago, people in the Middle East and in the Orient actively used sun drying techniques to… Continue reading »

The Chemistry Of Soap Making

Jessica Clifton

30th December 2020

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The chemistry of soap making is an ancient science. In fact, soap is one of the earliest inventions of humanity. It’s almost as old as civilisation, with its earliest recorded evidence being traced all the way back to ancient Babylon 4,800 years ago – though its invention probably dates back much farther than… Continue reading »

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At The Science Blog, we write about the latest from the world of science, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing. From the chemicals in drugs, to the science behind a soda can, to what the chemical industry can do to support sustainability, you’ll find all the resources you need to sate (and pique!) your curiosity about science. 

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If you’re part of the chemical manufacturing industry, or want to learn more about it, The Science Blog also features a range of articles that focus on exactly that. Maybe you want to know how you can make your chemical manufacturing facility more eco-friendly, or uncover the benefits of cleanroom contract packing. You can even access comprehensive guides and download them as PDFs for absolutely free, such as our Complete Guide to Contract Manufacturing.

And for all of you chemistry buffs out there, The Science Blog lets you delve deeper into complex topics like aldehydes, ketones, HEPES buffer, and diagnostic reagents. Discussing the molecular structures and uses of different chemicals, we help you better understand the inner workings of common substances used in science. No matter what aspect of chemistry you’re interested in, The Science Blog has it all!