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What Is Hallucination?

Lucy Bell-Young

31st March 2021

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What Is Hallucination?

When talking about hallucination, we usually think of it as a visual experience as they involve seeing something that isn’t there. But a hallucination can actually involve any number of your five senses: it can be tactile, olfactory, gustatory, somatic, or a combination of these.  While hallucinations are known to be triggered by… Continue reading »

Watch Our New Chemical Bottling Video

Lucy Bell-Young

26th March 2021

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Chemical Bottling

Whether you need single-use 5ml plastic droppers or 1L HDPE glass bottles for hazardous chemicals, our chemical bottling service can accommodate a huge range of substances and packaging materials. We show you all the ins and outs of it in our latest video on chemical bottling, where you’ll get to see how we… Continue reading »

What Chemicals Are In Heroin?

Lucy Bell-Young

24th March 2021

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What Chemicals Are In Heroin?

Heroin is one of the most addictive drugs in the world because of the euphoric effects it has. These are facilitated by the concoction of chemicals in heroin, including opium alkaloids like codeine, thebaine, and noscapine. Chemically, this drug is otherwise known as diacetylmorphine or diamorphine, the latter referring to medical grade heroin. … Continue reading »

A Guide to Contract Packing

Lucy Bell-Young

19th March 2021

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A Guide to Contract Packing

Whether you’re lacking the necessary equipment, running out of manufacturing space, or are soft-launching a product and want to test the waters, contract packing is a way of solving several issues your business might be facing.  This comprehensive guide walks you through what contract packing is and how it works, the benefits of… Continue reading »

What Chemicals Are In Drugs?

Lucy Bell-Young

17th March 2021

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What Chemicals Can Be Found In Drugs?

Chemicals in drugs are everywhere. From medicines and vitamins to alcohol and coffee, drugs come in a lot of different disguises. Their uses range from medical treatments to recreational activities, but whatever they’re used for, their definition stays the same: drugs are substances that, when ingested or administered, have physiological effects on the… Continue reading »

What Is A Hazardous Substance?

Lucy Bell-Young

10th March 2021

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What Is A Hazardous Substance?

A hazardous substance is a chemical element, compound or mixture that has the potential to cause harm. Both inorganic or organic substances can be harmful. A substance is considered hazardous if it’s poisonous, noxious, toxic, corrosive, flammable, explosive or radioactive. These substances have the potential to not only harm humans and other organisms,… Continue reading »

About The Science Blog

At The Science Blog, we write about the latest from the world of science, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing. From the chemicals in drugs, to the science behind a soda can, to what the chemical industry can do to support sustainability, you’ll find all the resources you need to sate (and pique!) your curiosity about science. 

If you’re interested in a career in science or chemistry, you can also use The Science Blog to find all the information you need on chemical careers. Whether you want to learn how you can pursue your dream job, or simply want to know what skills you need to pursue a STEM career, The Science Blog empowers you with the knowledge you need to begin your journey. 

If you’re part of the chemical manufacturing industry, or want to learn more about it, The Science Blog also features a range of articles that focus on exactly that. Maybe you want to know how you can make your chemical manufacturing facility more eco-friendly, or uncover the benefits of cleanroom contract packing. You can even access comprehensive guides and download them as PDFs for absolutely free, such as our Complete Guide to Contract Manufacturing.

And for all of you chemistry buffs out there, The Science Blog lets you delve deeper into complex topics like aldehydes, ketones, HEPES buffer, and diagnostic reagents. Discussing the molecular structures and uses of different chemicals, we help you better understand the inner workings of common substances used in science. No matter what aspect of chemistry you’re interested in, The Science Blog has it all!