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What Does Thermogenic Fat Burner Mean?

Lucy Bell-Young

23rd June 2021

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Thermogenic fat burners spilling out of pill bottle with measuring tape

Thermogenic fat burners are supplements that say they will increase your metabolism and help you burn fat. In the body, the process of burning fat generates heat, which is why these types of supplements are referred to as thermogenic.  What is a Thermogenic Fat Burner? In a nutshell, thermogenic fat burners help the… Continue reading »

How Does Disinfectant Work?

Lucy Bell-Young

12th May 2021

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How Does Disinfectant Work?

Disinfectants work to kill or damage microbes by destroying the protective layer that surrounds them. A disinfectant is any substance intended to destroy, kill, prevent, or slow down the reproduction growth of microbes. However, disinfection doesn’t kill all microbes on a surface. Some strains may survive, even though they’re weakened by disinfectant. You… Continue reading »

What Are Disinfectants and What Are They Used For?

Lucy Bell-Young

28th April 2021

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What Are Disinfectants and What Are They Used For?

Disinfectants are liquid solutions used to kill or inactivate microorganisms, including viruses, thereby preventing them from infecting humans. Disinfectants are classified into several chemical types and can also be categorised based on their potency or effectiveness. Why Do We Use Disinfectants? To protect patients and hospital workers Technically, disinfectants are considered hazardous substances… Continue reading »

What is the pH Scale?

Lucy Bell-Young

14th April 2021

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What is the pH Scale?

The pH scale is a precise way of classifying the acidity, basicity or neutrality of a solution. As a logarithmic scale, 1 pH unit is ten times stronger, or ten times weaker, than the one below or above it, depending on its position: a pH of 4 is ten times more acidic than… Continue reading »

How is Titration Used in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Lucy Bell-Young

7th April 2021

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How is Titration Used in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Titration is a process commonly used to quantify a substance in a solution. One of the more popular analytical techniques, you may remember performing titration experiments at school. But this simple process is precise enough to be used in a wide range of industrial applications. Most notably, titration is used in the pharmaceutical industry… Continue reading »

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 »

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