Essays Tagged: "chemists"

The Chaos Theory

European scientists began to investigate the randomness of nature.They were physicists, biologists, chemists and mathematicians but they were all seeking one thing: connections between different kinds ...

(9 pages) 158 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Chemistry of Beer

operties of alcohol. Beer, the most commonly consumed alcoholic beverage of minors [including young chemists]. Now this writer asks, with all this beer being consumed has the initiative ever been take ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Chemical and Physical Matter and its Properties.

nd Changes in MatterEvery substance, whether an element or compound, has characteristic properties. Chemists use these properties to distinguish different substances and then use their knowledge of ch ...

(3 pages) 85 2 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A very brief history of chemistry. Includes important scientists and their contributions to the advancement of chemistry.

hemist, revolutionized chemistry in the late 1700's. He repeated many of the experiments of earlier chemists but interpreted the results far differently. Lavoisier paid particular attention to the wei ... f the atomic theory advanced greatly when chemistry became an exact science during the late 1700's. Chemists discovered that they could combine elements to form compounds only in certain fixed proport ...

(3 pages) 10704 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Essay about a new, "nature friendly" plastic. pics of process can be found at

The idea of a nature friendly plastic has been floating around in chemists' minds for several decades. Something that is affordable, easy to make, biodegradable, and ... s of life. (IV bags, Chairs, toys, and bullet proof vests to name a few) has eluded many of the top chemists from around the world for far too long. That is, until now.Scientists in Hawaii have develo ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A paper about Pradder-Willi Sydrome; very in-depth, with sources.

hydrocarbon-related occupations at the time of conception (factory workers, lumbermen, machinists, chemists, heavy machine operators, mechanics)" (Website 3). In other words, the child born with PWS ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Life of Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev (sometimes spelled 'Mendeleev') is one of the greatest Russian chemists to have ever lived. One of his many accomplishments was devising a way to organize the know ... iversally used table, almost won the Nobel Prize, and even has his own element named after him. Few chemists have matched Mendeleyev's success and contributions to the study of science before or since.

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Industry using Porter's Five Force model, PEST, BCG Matrix and predicting future prospects.

bon and five extra hydrogen atoms to a substance extracted from willow bark. The result is known to chemists as acetylsalicylic acid. To everyone else it is known as aspirin. It turned Bayer, the dye- ... he dye-maker Hoffmann worked for, into the world's first modern drug company." Geoffrey Carr, The Alchemists, The Economist - Feb 19th 1998Today's Pharmaceutical Industry is characterized by several i ...

(12 pages) 1343 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Esterification - Synthesis of Methyl Benzoate

scher esterification method is a fundamental and important synthesis process in training our future chemists in both commercial and academic employment and principles. By utilizing this method of synt ... er, using the Dean Stark apparatus, or one can manipulate the pressure or temperature. Most organic chemists do not get involved with pressure manipulation; the results can often be dangerous when con ...

(5 pages) 19194 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The History, Theory, and Application of Avogadro's Principle

sample contains.Avogadro's principle was developed to respond to the conflicting conclusions of two chemists of the early 1800s: Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and John Dalton. Dalton, founder of the Law of ... n effort to protect his own atomic theory, Dalton tried to discredit Gay-Lussac.Reading both of the chemists' works, Avogadro tried to settle the disagreement. In 1811, Avogadro, in his published arti ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Anabolic Steroids

s? What side effects are there from taking anabolic steroids? This topic fits in the class because; chemists who were looking for a way to modify testosterone molecules so they would last longer disco ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Dmitri Mendeleyev, a short biography spanning his early life, family, education and career.

Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev was and is one of the most prominent chemists of all time. Mendeleyev was born in Tobolsk, Siberia on February 7, 1834. He was the 14th a ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


rt -- "it encourages creativity," explains a manager -- lead through laboratories where physicists, chemists, metallurgists, and computer engineers huddle over gurgling beakers, electron microscopes, ...

(14 pages) 332 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


trated solutions it has a burning taste. Alcohol originally referred to a fine powder, but medieval chemists later applied the term to the refined products of distillation, and this led to its current ...

(9 pages) 152 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

John Dalton and His Atomic Theory

nto other kinds of atoms during chemical reactions. Many of Dalton's ideas were acquired from other chemists at the time such as Lavoisier and Higgins However, Dalton was the first to put the ideas in ...

(1 pages) 37 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Methods of Preventing HIV Aids

nd syringes, methadone and bleach.CondomsThese are available for a very low cost from supermarkets, chemists and vending machines in toilets of hotels, colleges and universities. Free condoms can be o ... ed in over eight approved distribution centres and through approximately 500 needle-exchange-scheme chemists. Needle Exchanges also provide free condoms, referral to drug and HIV-treatment agencies an ...

(1 pages) 24 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Effects of the Enlightenment.

d medicine were drastically updated and expanded. The amount of new knowledge was emerging greatly. Chemists understood more about elements and biologists introduced a new classification system for or ...

(2 pages) 82 1 1.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Felix Hoffman: the Founder of Aspirin.

esearch showed pain medicine in that time was made from willow bark and leaves. In the 19th century chemists found that there was a substance known as salicin in the willow trees that had the power to ... tance known as salicin in the willow trees that had the power to relieve pain.Between 1800 and 1835 chemists were able to extract the salcin and make salicylic acid, and make it into amounts for human ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

Poisoning America - Describes the harmful effects of chemicals in American food and the corrupt food industry that has taken over the country. Includes Works Cited list

ay where chemicals have changed the way food is made, prepared and grown. It doesn't make sense for chemists to be making our food. Our bodies were made to consume nutrients grown 100% from the earth. ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The anti-abortion drug - RU486 - should be legalized in Australia

for the future or an interest in ongoing life. Also, by making this drug available at hospitals or chemists is a much cheaper alternative than requiring a doctor to perform the abortion.Women, or any ...

(2 pages) 673 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues