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Apr 20

Eye-Test Abstracts


J. Am. Chem. Soc., ASAP, 2012

Readers: have you noticed the new trend in graphical abstracts? Seems to me that more and more choose the “coloring book” route. (I’ve written about this a few times at Just Like Cooking, but I’ve decided to up the ante and broaden the discussion audience over here) When designing talks and posters, most chemists will …

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Mar 31

Is convenience costing chemists? Part 1


Times are tough and few if any are untouched by the recent economic woes. While profits have fallen, research costs for a variety of fields have remained the same if not increased, especially in the chemical industry. Academia too is feeling the crunch and many universities are making policy changes to minimize expense. At most …

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