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May 07

A Few of My Favorite (Chemistry) Things


To carry on with Chemjobber’s Favorite Things list (thanks, btw.  Now I can’t get that silly Dove commercial out of my head), here’s my list of some of my favorite things about chemistry Clickable Sharpies Vanillin TLC stain Pericyclic reactions Dump-and-Stir reactions A set of nested beakers (my set goes from 1000 mL down to …

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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 20

tert-Butyllithium Claims Fellow Chemist at UCLA


Story is from UCLA Newsroom (Jan 19th): A UCLA research assistant who was seriously burned in a laboratory fire last month has died of her injuries. The 22-year-old woman, whose name has not been released, died on Jan. 16 at Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks. She was transferred there after initial treatment for second- …

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