Chemistry studies the composition, structure and properties of matter. Matter is essentially everything that occupies space and has mass. Also, reactions between substances are studied. Chemistry is of central importance, not least because it serves as a bridge between other sciences such as physics, geology, biology, materials science, etc. Chemistry is a very comprehensive discipline that includes a large number of branches that are usually divided according to the type of matter they concern.
A correct assessment of risks with chemicals that replace those that are banned is hampered by lack of data.
The neutron reflexometry method gives scientists atomic-level insight into the behaviour of the protein Bcl-2.
Dan Adolfsson has manufactured synthetic molecules that bind to so-called amyloid plaques.