Food Chemistry and Nutrition

The discovery of vitamins beginning in the early 20th century contributed significantly to our knowledge of proper nutrition and to the fight against diseases of malnutrition. Chemistry played a vital role in that, and it also helps farmers understand their crops and nutritionists develop healthy diets.

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The Center for Oral History captures and preserves the stories of notable figures in chemistry and related fields, with over 425 oral histories that deal with various aspects of science, of scientists, and of scientific practices. For more information please visit CHF’s Oral History Program or e-mail oralhistory@
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Stories from the Field

Listen to career insights and stories of scientific adventures from women in chemistry.

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Distillations

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Historically Grounded Perspectives

The Center for Contemporary History and Policy explores issues ranging from energy to medicine on CHF's blog, Periodic Tabloid.