Over half a million people in the US have died from an opioid overdose over the last 20 years, and a lot of the time they were prescribed those opioids by a doctor. So what makes these drugs so dangerous? And if we know they can be this dangerous, why are they still prescribed? This month’s episode
#095Venus flytraps: The plants that have fascinated and freaked many of us out since we were kids. How do they do what they do? Most plants just kinda sit there and soak up water and sunlight, but not Venus flytraps. How do they sense flies? How do they trap them? How do they eat them? Oh also, is i
This week's episode featured a roundtable discussion on the topic of the Skin Microbiome and Skin Microbiome Related Products, featuring pharmacist and founder of Gallinee, Dr Marie Drago, dermatologist and dermatopathologist, Dr Aegean Chan, and microbiologist studying the topic over at Henkel, Dr
In this episode of the Dust Safety Science podcast, Tonya Ford, Executive Director of the United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities, discusses its current and future projects.
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Welcome back to Dose Makes the Poison: The ToxCast. In today's episode, we look at the recent Kentucky Derby winning horse, Medina Spirit, and a positive drug test for the glucocorticoid Betamethasone.
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Oxygen in, Carbon Dioxide out. We learn this basic paradigm about breathing from a very early age on. But how does it work? From a chemical viewpoint this is a lot of fun! So let’s look into it 😊
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This week, Stacey welcomes back Chris Wubbolt to get a better understanding of the unique data integrity and validation oversight needed in virtual environments in a post-pandemic world. Stacey and Chris discuss the challenges for businesses of all sizes whether they use a hybrid or remote model.
Who doesn't love apples?? Apples are among the most popular fruit.But when you cut an apple, it turns brown...why??Ever wonder...Why this happens and how can we prevent it from browning.
#095What is that iconic smell? The smell that screams spring and summer? The smell so distinct, and yet so mysterious. Why does freshly cut grass have that smell? Why is it so strong? Could it be chemistry?Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. &l
Phtoelectrochemical cells are those electrochemical cells, which work upon illumination. They are widely studied for conversion of solar energy to chemical energy. They work under mild conditions. But what if this is used to synthesis of organic molecules of great pharmaceutical importance???
For decades the pharmaceutical industry has synthesized millions of molecular entities in the pursuit of novel biological activities. These huge compound libraries have always been considered a treasure trove of potential new drugs for a plethora of new therapeutic targets. With the huge progress in
In this episode of the Dust Safety Science podcast, Tammy Spivey discusses the history of the United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities.
This week, Stacey is joined by Chris Flask and they discuss how covid has impacted the drug supply chain, how the drug supply chain will look as we return to normal operations, and what the future has in store for this part of the industry.
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This episode featured regulatory toxicologist Stephen Kirk, cosmetic chemist Dr Anke Ginzburg, and Dr Theresa Callaghan, the woman who literally wrote the book on claims for the cosmetics industry, in a roundtable discussion to answer the question ‘what can cosmetic products really do?’ From safety
Heyy Lovelies out there!! Amines and Aniline is discussed in this part of the following chapter. Go ahead and hear it! Stay safe and Mask Up! Bye!!
Meet Prof. Emily Balskus from Harvard University in Episode 12 of “In the Active Site”. Listen to Emily talking about her research, teaching and much more.
This week on the pod, we chat with Irving Rettig (he/they) a 5th year graduate student in Theresa McCormick's lab at Portland State University. We discuss his incredible trans advocacy work in the American Chemical Society, their own department, & beyond. This work has manifested itself as leadi
Bonus Episode: Chemistry at Home 12Here's another bonus episode dedicated to teaching a specific chemistry experiment you can do at home. This month, we see what happens when we combine chocolate and gum. Yep, you read that right. And yes, it's a little gross.Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help k
#094 - Chocolate Part 3 of 3Now it's time to dive into one of chocolate's biggest mysteries. Which, depending on where you live, has been something you've wondered for a long time, or you've never even known it was a mystery. Why is chocolate different in the United States? Is it on purpose? If so w
In this episode of Solutions, we’re going to travel from mangrove coasts to outer space, to the middle of Nebraska, and even to Norway to answer the question of how microscopic algae could help save our oceans from overfishing by making literal tonnes of omega-3 fatty acids.