The Chemistry of Love

Lucy Bell-Young

14th February 2018

Chemistry, Science

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Dozens of multicoloured love heats drawn on a wall

In honour of Valentine’s Day, we thought we would take a look at the chemistry behind the culprit of this love-hate holiday: love. From that first high school crush to the marital vow, we’re looking into what makes us giddy and what keeps us obsessed. It’s that time of year again: Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re… Continue reading »

The Chemistry of Fire

Lucy Bell-Young

31st January 2018

Science

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High resolution close up of camp fire

We’ve all heard of fire, and see it almost every day in matches, lighters, fireworks, gas hobs, and fire places. But this ostensibly simple reaction is actually a complex scientific event. What is Fire Exactly? Fire is an exothermic, self-perpetuating reaction that happens when a solid, liquid or gas-phase fuel undergoes rapid oxidation. This is… Continue reading »

ReAgent Renews Support for The Science Museum

Lucy Bell-Young

24th January 2018

Company News

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Looking up at the Science Museum building at night

ReAgent have renewed their contract to be a Corporate Partner of The Science Museum for another 12 months. We join this ground-breaking institution on their mission to encourage the thinkers of tomorrow to learn more about the science that surrounds us every day.  What is The Science Museum? Based in London, The Science Museum is… Continue reading »

This Day in Chemistry: Sir Edward Frankland 

Lucy Bell-Young

18th January 2018

Science

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A portrait of Sir Edward Frankland, an important 19th century chemist

Born in Lancashire, England, Sir Edward Frankland is one of the most important British chemists in history. The father of organometallic chemistry, with a multitude of equally ground-breaking achievements under his belt, Frankland has helped to shape the world of chemistry we know today. So why isn’t he more well-known? On 18th January 1825, Edward… Continue reading »

Be Wary of Companies Pretending to be ReAgent

Dan Wiggins

12th January 2018

Company News

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Computer screen showing code

It has recently come to our attention that someone else is using our good name and pretending to be ReAgent. We have seen a number of poorly worded emails which were sent under the pretence of being ourselves. The emails should be easy to spot because they are essentially requests for money. While this is unlikely… Continue reading »