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    Molecular gastronomy is a relatively new style of culinary experience and food processing that is now taking over the modern food industry. It is understandable to think that chemistry and food are not closely related, but chemical processes and interactions play a major role in almost all the food products we ingest today. All foods have chemicals in it, whether it is natural or not. In cooking, when a food turns from one thing to another (like bread turning into toast, or runny egg yolk turning

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    Food chemistry is a newer field of chemistry that focuses on the production processes of food. There are various steps in the process, such as production, processing, storage and handling, as well as their chemical structures.1 This is important information to know especially because it’s the study of what we consume on a daily basis for nourishment. Not only are there federal regulations that must be met, but individuals are also seeking information past these regulatory requirements to investigate

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    Chemistry is a very integral part of the culinary arts. The main chemical reaction in cooking is the Maillard Reaction, biochemistry second major discipline of cooking and it involves studying the bacteria, fungi, and mold that comes on to food when it is exposed to air for periods of time, and molecular gastronomy is the final discipline of cooking and is the more innovative way of cooking that involves using more scientific methods in order to preserve texture, and flavor. The maillard reaction

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    Morgan Thiel General Chemistry National Chemistry 10/20/14 Glucose Introduction: What influence does Glucose have within food and chemistry itself? We all know that Glucose itself is a simple monosaccharide that we normally call Sugar, however what does it all really cover within the basis of food? So let’s get down to the bottom of this and discover what role Glucose plays within the chemistry of food. Background: Glucose, which is also called

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    I am sitting here completely dumb founded as I think about chemistry. How does chemistry relate to me? How do I relate chemistry? It is such a subject that I am unsure of how it fits into my life other than a class I took in high school. As I dig deeper instead of just scratching the surface, I realize that I use and will be going to use chemistry more and more in my life. As a college student you are told to pick a major that you have interest in. As a little girl, I have always wanted to have

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    The History of Chemistry is ancient, starting at 1000 B.C to present time. Chemistry has evolved drastically over the centuries. the first civilization to take over chemistry were the Egyptians and Babylonians founded practical knowledge concerning the arts of metallurgy, pottery and dyes, but didn't develop a systematic theory. In this period of time tons of civilizations tried to figure out the life of chemistry and how it worked. A basic chemical hypothesis first emerged in Classical Greece

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    energy. Chemistry is defined as the study or science of this ever changing matter. Or chemistry is essentially the study of materials and the development of new materials for the betterment of humanity. We use chemistry from the beginning of the day till its end, the toothpaste we use to brush our teeth is made of abrasives, fluoride, and detergents. It is a very simple fact that chemistry plays an important role in every person’s daily activities from the moment we’re born. The role of chemistry usually

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    Participating in the MCORE program is a significant bridge towards achieving the set goals for chemistry students of Michigan as the program offer various education related opportunities. Being part of the MCORE program enables one to interact with other students and possibly expand knowledge by sharing ideas. Again, the program exposes one to important presentation skills as it allows its members to attend presentation sessions with other senior students. Another benefit of MCORE program towards

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    Chemistry and technology are together and separate. Chemistry uses technology and technology uses chemistry. The history of chemistry and technology is long going back to the ancient times. Chemistry was used even by the oldest civilizations, like Egypt. It was really popular during the medieval times. Back then it was called Alchemy, which is turning metal into gold or even about the philosopher’s stone. As the years went by, Alchemy became a lost art and chemistry took it in place. Chemistry led

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    Chemistry is defined as, “the study of the composition, structure, and properties of matter, the processes that matter undergoes, and the energy changes that accompany these processes” (Davis 3). Chemistry has been around since the dawn of time, way before humans realized what chemistry was or its importance. The building blocks of the earth, such as minerals of the soil and atmospheric gases, all arise from chemical elements. Natural resources are all chemicals or chemical compounds, and the study

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