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01 April 2012 - Mythbusters
Szostak, Spain & Proctor have seriously investigated (11 JORG pages!) several procedures for the synthesis of samarium i ....
05 April 2012 - Making It move VIII
This blog by now has a fishtank full of autonomous moving chemical entities (see making-it-move part VII) and the lates ....
08 April 2012 - Catalysis
Jian Xiao does not get it. If you take an organocatalyst and combine it with a metal it no longer acts as an organocatal ....
15 April 2012 - Never mind the dinosaurs
Ronald Breslow has been taking some flack from the bloggosphere (here,here,here) not to mention twitter, for him mention ....
20 April 2012 - CSI Norwich
So what is new in fingerprinting? Hazarika and Russel bring you up to speed in a Angewandte mini review (DOI). We have a ....
22 April 2012 - Orgo
Amides are important in organic chemistry but their synthesis involves more than a simple reaction between a carboxylic ....
27 April 2012 - General chemisty
And why would you try to separate the xylenes? The boiling points of the three isomers are separated by just 6°C so dis ....