The Science of Beauty: Cosmetic Chemistry
Sep20

The Science of Beauty: Cosmetic Chemistry

Many young children love playing with dolls, especially ones with long hair that you can brush and style. I certainly did. It’s easy to see how a child’s fascination with dolls could lead into a career as a hair stylist. But a chemist? That one took me a little bit by surprise. According to the bio on her website, Cassandra Celestin’s career in chemistry all started with her love of dolls. She is now a hair stylist and...

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Bringing science to life through art and illustration
Aug05

Bringing science to life through art and illustration

Profile: Mary O’Reilly, Ph.D., science artist and adjunct assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry Mary O’Reilly is a Ph.D. chemist who wears lots of hats. Some days, she’s a freelance artist for her company, O’Reilly Science Art, working on assignments for various clients. Other days, she’s an adjunct assistant professor, teaching classes at the University of San Diego. But most days, she’s a little bit of both. As an...

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