I first fell in love with molecules in my sophomore organic chemistry course. I remember commenting to my lab partner that organic chemistry problems were much more interesting than crossword puzzles, and they should be included in newspapers (with spelling as poor as mine, crosswords were never very fun). 1,050 more words
Tags » Environmental Chemistry
Scientists reported that crops grown in environments designed to mimic future conditions have serious deficiencies of certain nutrients, compared with current crops.
An interesting read (38 minutes) on the critical questions regarding Global Climate change. Of particular import is the insight into how “science” is done in the context of society and politics on something important (but uncontrolled) like our world. 11 more words
Name: Sharon Hartzell
Graduate Student – University of Maryland, College Park
Research interest: Ecotoxicology, analytical chemistry, and risk assessment
Summary of research: My study uses ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry techniques to determine the spatial extent and depth of sediment contamination in Bear Creek near Baltimore, MD. 70 more words