Posts by 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.
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 you may… Continue reading »
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. Of course,… Continue reading »
As ironic as it sounds, lying in the sun all day can be exhausting for your body. The Spanish cracked this problem with their afternoon siestas, but why does a sunny day make us so sleepy? That must-nap-now feeling that takes over you on a hot day is caused by a number of factors. In… Continue reading »
This month, ReAgent has welcomed the installation of a new pallet racking storage system. This will help to increase our storage space, efficiency and overall safety. Since we moved into our new factory two months ago, a lot of changes have been implemented. With new additions like our improved water plant and increased mixing vessels,… Continue reading »
The ear-popping, skin-drying, head-throbbing and bad-tasting experience of travelling on a plane can be put down to a number of causes. Our bodies go through a lot of changes when we’re flying high, and today we’re looking at what science has to say about that long-haul hangover. Altitude Sickness Altitude sickness happens when you arrive… Continue reading »
After months of bitter cold and relentless rain, summer has finally arrived in the UK. But before you whip out that barbecue or book that much-needed holiday, it’s time to trade in your umbrella for some sunscreen. Properties of Sunscreen We all want that golden tan, but protecting your skin from powerful UV rays should… Continue reading »