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Nickuhlig

Author's details

Name: Nick Uhlig
Date registered: November 22, 2010
URL: http://nickuhlig.github.io

Biography

Nick is a process chemist who works for Gilead Sciences at their Edmonton, Alberta location. His interests include sustainable and flow chemistry and rotten puns.

Latest posts

  1. Chemistry-themed Valentine’s Day Cards – Round Three — January 1, 2018
  2. The Smell of Chemistry in the Morning — May 19, 2013
  3. Yes, it’s been done: coffee flavour chemistry — January 23, 2011
  4. The Wiley Interscience Blues — November 26, 2010

Most commented posts

  1. The Wiley Interscience Blues — 14 comments
  2. Yes, it’s been done: coffee flavour chemistry — 11 comments
  3. The Smell of Chemistry in the Morning — 6 comments
  4. Chemistry-themed Valentine’s Day Cards – Round Three — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Jan 01

Chemistry-themed Valentine’s Day Cards – Round Three


  Happy new year, everyone! It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here at the chemistry blog, but as a totally-not-a-New-Year’s-resolution I’ve decided I’d like to resume posting here at least semi-regularly. A few years ago I had a minor burst of artistic creativity. This primarily concerned chemistry-theme puns of a mildly romantic nature. …

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May 19

The Smell of Chemistry in the Morning


One of my professors once told me quite categorically that if you can smell someone’s chemistry, they are doing a bad job.  His point was that any chemist worth their salt would be doing stinky things in properly-maintained fumehoods, and never exposing themselves or their colleagues to whatever unholy stenches their reagents possessed.  To a …

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Jan 23

Yes, it’s been done: coffee flavour chemistry


When I was much younger, and my interest in chemistry was just beginning to influence my thoughts of post-secondary school and (a lifetime away) a career, there were hints of my destiny that came in the form of somewhat perverse interests. One of these was my profound interest in the chemical constituents of coffee. A …

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Nov 26

The Wiley Interscience Blues


As anyone who regularly reads scientific journals may have noticed, Wiley redesigned some of their website this year. Mid-way through the summer, they slicked up their Interscience pages to look more “Web 2.0”, and in the process, broke integration with one of my favourite things, which is Zotero.