Posts by Lucy Bell-Young

Lucy Bell-Young

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.

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What Are Intermolecular Forces?

Lucy Bell-Young

16th August 2018

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Intermolecular forces (IMFs) are one of two kinds of forces that take place in and around a molecule. They come in many forms, giving us insight into how molecules interact with each other as well as what chemical properties a substance may have. What Are IMFs? Molecules are operated by two forces of… Continue reading »

ReAgent Launches ReAgent.ie

Lucy Bell-Young

15th August 2018

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Over the last few months, the team at ReAgent have been working on maximising our trade with Ireland. The launch of our new Irish website, reagent.ie, is another step that will help propel ReAgent into the fore of the Irish market. What is ReAgent.ie? Put simply, reagent.ie is our new Irish website. While… Continue reading »

The Chemistry of a Barbecue

Lucy Bell-Young

8th August 2018

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Rivalling the heat wave of 1976, the UK has been experiencing one of the hottest summers in history. While you may be getting tired of this heat, there is one thing us Brits never get tired of: a good old barbecue! So how does chemistry possibly play a role in this national treasure?… Continue reading »

This Day in Chemistry: Joseph Priestley

Lucy Bell-Young

1st August 2018

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On this day in 1774, Joseph Priestley first isolated one of the most crucial elements of our time: oxygen. A chemist, philosopher, famous dissenter and eventual expatriate, Priestley provided the scientific work that modern-day chemistry hinges on – but he didn’t necessarily agree with the theories his work facilitated. About Joseph Priestley Born in 1733,… Continue reading »

The Chemistry of Coffee: Infographic

Lucy Bell-Young

18th July 2018

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The Chemistry of Coffee: Infographic

Last week, we told you all about the chemistry of coffee and how science has its say in the world’s most popular morning beverage. This week, we thought we’d condense all of that information into an infographic to show you that there is a lot more chemistry going on inside your coffee cup than… Continue reading »

The Chemistry of Coffee

Lucy Bell-Young

11th July 2018

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The Chemistry of Coffee

Coffee is a cornucopia of chemical compounds. Together, they create a unique composition that gives coffee its unique smell, flavourful taste and kick of energy. So what does chemistry have to do with all of this? Chemical Composition of Coffee Coffee contains a variety of different chemicals, including over a thousand aromatic compounds.… Continue reading »

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At The Science Blog, we write about the latest from the world of science, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing. You’ll find all sorts of science, chemical, and manufacturing resources here, from what pesticides are to the science behind a soda can. If you’re interested in a career in science or chemistry, you’ll find information about chemical careers, too.