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Apr 20

Is Chemistry Incompatible with Web 2.0?


(This post is in response to the April 19 editorial in C&E News.  For the response to the May 10 editorial, click here) A recent ChemJobber post notes that C&E News Editor-in-Chief Rudy Baum‘s editorials sometimes have a tendency to approach the controversial – and sometimes the purely political.  I wanted to discuss this weeks …

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Jan 31

Chemistry Personal Statements for Graduate Schools


Although most undergraduates are fretting over acceptance letters1, there has been recent interest in personal statements2,3,4. Below is an outline of what I would consider a typical chemical personal statement. With slight modification, it can also be used as a general outline for all bright-eyed science undergraduate personal statements. 1st paragraph: Why you are in …

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Oct 20

The NanoArt 2007 Competition Begins


The chemical blogosphere has had their little pretty picture tangos in the past: CF, CBC, TCB, H.D But, now you can put your SEM where your mouth is. Cris Orfescu proclaimed scientist-artist hybrid is hosting a NanoArt competition, details found here: http://www.nanoart21.org/html/nanoart_2007.html The competition is truly open to anyone, since he offers 3 images to …

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