Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemistry is the scientific discipline involving elements and compounds composed of atoms.

Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with elements and compounds composed of atoms, molecules and ions: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other substances.In the scope of its subject, chemistry occupies an intermediate position between physics and biology. It is sometimes called the central science because it provides a foundation for understanding both basic and applied scientific disciplines at a fundamental level. For example, chemistry explains aspects of plant chemistry (botany), the formation of igneous rocks (geology), how atmospheric ozone is formed and how environmental pollutants are degraded (ecology), the properties of the soil on the moon (astrophysics), how medications work (pharmacology), and how to collect DNA evidence at a crime scene (forensics). Chemistry addresses topics such as how atoms and molecules interact via chemical bonds to form new chemical compounds. There are four types of chemical bonds: covalent bonds, in which compounds share one or more electron(s); ionic bonds, in which a compound donates one or more electrons to another compound to produce ions (cations and anions); hydrogen bonds; and Van der Waals force bonds.

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Ryan C. Fortenberry
February 13, 2020
Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
November 1, 2019
WebWire
For the fifth year, THROUGH HER LENS: The Tribeca CHANEL Women's Filmmaker Program will create new opportunities for women filmmakers. Tribeca and CHANEL, in collaboration with Pulse Films and Tribeca Film Institute (TFI), founded THROUGH HER LENS in 2015 to provide industry support, artistic development, and funding to emerging U.S.-based female writers and directors. Participants will gather in New York City for the program's 5th edition, which will run November 4-6, 2019. For the progr...
Special Correspondent
October 24, 2019
The Hindu
S. P. Subramanian, professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Madras and V. Krishnakumar, professor, Physics Department, Periyar University, have been chosen.
R. Prasad
October 19, 2019
The Hindu
The sensor requires only few microliters of analyte for detecting zinc making it possible to test sweat samples
Press Trust of India
October 14, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Abhijit Banerjee joins Tagore, Raman in India's club of Nobel Prize winners on Business Standard. Born in Mumbai, the 58-year-old economist is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stuart Anderson
October 14, 2019
Forbes
Immigrants have been awarded nearly 40% of the Nobel Prizes won by Americans in Chemistry, Medicine and Physics since 2000.
Josh Fischman
October 9, 2019
Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
David Keyton
October 9, 2019
phys.org
Three scientists on Wednesday were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their contributions to the development of lithium-ion batteries, which have reshaped energy storage and transformed cars, mobile phones and many other devices in an increasingly portable and electronic world.
Steve Mirsky
October 9, 2019
Scientific American
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Emi Endo
September 12, 2019
phys.org
D. Tyler McQuade, Ph.D., a professor in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering, is principal investigator of a multi-university project seeking to use artificial intelligence to help scientists come up with the perfect molecule for everything from a better shampoo to coatings on advanced microchips.
June 7, 2019
AP NEWS
LA JOLLA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 6, 2019 / Glycans, or chains of sugar molecules, play a key role in many biological processes within the human body. This area of medical science has been...
SANDRA E. GARCIA
December 11, 2018
www.nytimes.com
"It is truly an amazing feeling when you know that you have built something that no one else ever has and it actually works," said Donna Strickland, only the third woman to win the physics prize.

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