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Chapter 1: Introduction to CH 301 Spring Term 2009 John T. McDevitt KEY POINTS Grading Guidelines Course Syllabus The Discipline of Chemistry Periodic Properties The Scientific Method
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chemistry is the central science
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Why Study Chemistry? Being an Informed Citizen • Knowledge of chemistry and other sciences can help you evaluate the data presented, arrive at an informed opinion, and take appropriate action. 1.1
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could save your life: cancer drugs
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The chemical industry is essential for our modern society, as it provides us with fuels, fertilizers, detergents, pharmaceuticals, fabrics, and thousands of other items. (pg 1051 Chang 4th Ed.)
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Human Genone Map Completed in the year 2000 100,000 human genes sequence of 3 billion DNA subunits
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DNA Self Replication DNA Microarrays
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Alchemy Alchemists developed processes for separating mixtures and purifying chemicals. They designed equipment that is still in use today including beakers, flasks, tongs, funnels, and the mortar and pestle.
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course CH 52365 taught by Professor Mcdevitt during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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