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4 Ways to Have An Awesome and Productive Spring Break

Spring break is coming up, which usually means big plans for students. Many of us will be traveling, spending time with friends and family, volunteering, or just looking forward to a week or two to decompress from our hectic school schedule. Unfortunately, the semester doesn’t end just because classes are out. Whatever else you are …

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Functional Groups for Health and Bio Majors

Modern biology is inescapably dependent on organic chemistry.  From macro to micro, ecology to quantum biology, everything we know about life is built on an understanding of events happening at a molecular scale.  This is especially true for healthcare and medicine.  Drug design targets neurological and metabolic pathways with chemicals designed to patch malfunctioning chemical …

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How to Succeed in Chemistry Class: An Incremental Gain Approach

Success in a chemistry class is a particularly hard topic to discuss.  It is a multifaceted and difficult topic that is deeply rooted in the overall cognitive theory and the idea of intelligence.  Luckily, the cognitive science offers some guidance on how to succeed in chemistry.  Let me elaborate. There will be a moment in …

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