This Week In Chemistry

This Week In Chemistry: Red Wine & Resveratrol, & Luring Bed Bugs

You might be forgiven for thinking that the Christmas period would see a dip in published research. However, whilst the pickings might have been a little slimmer this week, there’s still enough for the weekly round-up of chemistry news! This week’s featured stories include an explanation for potential beneficial effects of resveratrol (a molecule previously […]

Alcohol Chemistry

The Key Chemicals in Red Wine – Colour, Flavour, and Potential Health Benefits

To complement the ongoing food chemistry posts, this supplementary series is going to be looking at the key chemicals (or families of chemicals) that give alcoholic drinks their characteristics. The first in the series looks at some of the families of chemicals in red wine which contribute towards its colour and flavour, with more detail […]