Posts by Lucy Bell-Young
After studying English Literature at the University of Leeds, Lucy has recently moved to the North West and pursued her love of writing. Lucy joined ReAgent in November 2017 as Marketing Copywriter.
In 2006, ReAgent achieved the Investors in People standard, an accreditation we have always dedicated ourselves in maintaining. This dedication is shown by the fact that in August this year, ReAgent was reaccredited as Investors in People for another 3 years! What is Investors in People? Investors in People (IIP) is a standard… Continue reading »
Gin starts its life as almost entirely pure ethanol. In order to transform into one of the world’s favourite spirit, it must first undergo a process of distillation. This alcoholic beverage undergoes the same process that some of our purified water products undergo: distillation. Gin is produced by redistilling ethanol and infusing it… Continue reading »
The tin hedgehog experiment is a simple piece of chemistry that involves tin crystals growing on a zinc pellet, transforming it into the likeness of our favourite spiky animal. Chemistry has had an astounding impact on the modern world. Thanks to chemistry, we enjoy things like penicillin, soap and even the screen you’re… Continue reading »
Artificial sweeteners, like aspartame, are found everywhere. From your favourite dessert to your favourite can of soda, sweeteners are one of the most common food additives in the world. These sugar-substitutes have a pretty bad reputation, but can their dangers to our health be supported by science? About Artificial Sweeteners Artificial sweeteners are… Continue reading »
Dreaming has eluded scientists since the dawn of time. It remains one of the most mysterious parts of the human body, and even in 2018 researchers are still stumped by the question of exactly why and how we dream. But with the abundance of recent studies, we can at least start to understand… Continue reading »
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