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  • Rylie Bolarinho ’22 – New Nanoparticles!
    Rylie is very excited to start working in the lab this semester! In the fall, Rylie joined Dr. Gerdon’s research group after reading several literature papers and coming to group meetings. Now, she is working on gold nanoparticle synthesis using a new molecule, 3-mercaptobenzoic acid, as the organic group. Using ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-03-05
  • Chemistry Course Highlights
    What do chemistry courses in the department look like this semester? Have you ever been interested in studying chemistry’s affect in nature and living organisms, or chemical reactions and inorganic compounds like salts and metals? Emmanuel chemistry students are pursing these ideas in two two upper level chemistry courses this ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-03-02
  • Coronavirus, lettera agli studenti: vincere la «peste» con ragione e umanità
    Siamo grati al Prof. Squillace per questa bellissima lettera e per averci offerto l'opportunità di parlare di scuola, di programmi scolastici  e dei capisaldi della nostra cultura. Domenico Squillace, dirigente scolastico del liceo scientifico Alessandro Volta di Milano, invita i ragazzi ( e i loro genitori) a usare il pensiero ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-02-28
  • Logan McGloin ’22 – microfluidics and QCM
    This semester, Logan is looking forward to expanding his technique in microfluidics by adding QCM (quartz crystal microbalance) into the mix. Adding QCM allows Logan to measure and calculate the amount of solid formed in the device during the experiment of calcium carbonate or calcium phosphate mineralization. However, Logan first ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-02-20
  • Happy Valentine’s Day!
    Happy Valentine's Day from all of your favorite chemists and physicists at Emmanuel College. Learn some chemistry, show your support, and keep learning more chemistry! The post Happy Valentine’s Day! appeared first on Chemistry & Physics. ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-02-14
  • Amanda Gilbert ’22 – New Semester, More Hydrogels!
    After making progress last semester with intrafibrillar mineralization in the collagen hydrogels using Poly-Aspartic acid and DNA aptamers, Amanda is going to continue to make more hydrogels. This time, she will be mineralizing the gels with a lower concentration of poly-aspartic acid and two different DNA aptamers. Then, she will ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-02-14
  • Ashanti Jackson Joins Emmanuel Young Alumni Council
    Alumni Ashanti Jackson and His Journey in Pursuing a Career in Chemistry Ashanti Jackson, an entrepreneur from an early age, gained a love for chemistry at Emmanuel College, but never lost his desire to make his mark in business and to give back to the community. After Emmanuel, Ashanti made ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-02-13
  • La lotta all’analfabetismo
    Nel sottoscala della scuola Ferrante Aporti, un edificio degli anni quaranta, tra i primi a urbanizzare la collina Fleming a Roma, Pugliese custodisce le carte in cui è raccolta una delle più impegnative, appassionanti imprese civili dell’Italia repubblicana: la lotta all’analfabetismo. Sono carte preziose, poco o per nulla note, rimaste ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-02-13
  • Dianna Shields ’22 – Return to the lab!
    After enjoying a relaxing winter break, Dianna has made it back to the research lab. Last semester ended with one last nanoparticle synthesis using the Azubel method. These nanoparticles were dried and left in the lab for a month until Dianna returned and was able to take NMR of the ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-02-06
  • Research “Open” Lab
    This past week Dr. Gerdon and his research group (GRAB: Gerdon Research in Analytical Biomaterials) welcomed non-science members of the Emmanuel College community into the Wilkens Science Center for a fun and informative introduction to lab. Emmanuel College faculty, staff, and students joined in even though they had very little ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-02-06
  • GRAB Open Lab Success!
    This past week the research group (GRAB: Gerdon Research in Analytical Biomaterials) welcomed non-science members of the Emmanuel College community into the Wilkens Science Center for a fun and informative introduction to lab. Emmanuel College faculty, staff, and students joined in even though they had very little (or no) prior ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-02-06
  • Federico Fellini compie cento anni
    «L’unico vero realista è il visionario». Il 29 marzo 1993, sul palco del Dorothy Chandler Pavilion di Los Angeles, Sophia Loren e Marcello Mastroianni annunciano il vincitore dell’Oscar alla carriera. L’ingresso di Federico Fellini è preceduto dalle sue parole, che appaiono bianche sul grande schermo a riassumere tutta la ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-01-30
  • Dantedì
    Nasce il Dantedì: sarà il 25 marzo. È stata scelta la data per la giornata dedicata al poeta Dante Alighieri in vista dei 700 anni dalla scomparsa che cadono nel 2021. ... «Ogni anno, il 25 marzo, data che gli studiosi riconoscono come inizio del viaggio nell’aldilà ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-01-17
  • Dimmi che albero di Natale fai …
      ... e ti dirò chi sei. La Stampa propone una divertente serie di alberi di Natale alternativi. Scegliete quello che fa per voi! "Che cosa fare con l’albero di Natale? (domanda frivola, ma nella vita ci sono anche le feste, per fortuna. Vero o finto? Realistico o simbolico? ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-12-20
  • Censis, italiani incollati agli smartphone: primo e ultimo gesto della giornata
      "Toglietemi tutto, ma non il mio smartphone", si potrebbe dire parafrasando il noto spot pubblicitario. Ma a vedere - nero su bianco - i numeri del rapporto tra italiani e cellulare, un poco ancora si sobbalza.Secondo il 53esimo Rapporto del Censis sulla situazione sociale del Paese, oltre la ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-12-12