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06 December 2013 - Giantism
A recent xkcd comic demonstrating various degrees of large in astronomical telescopes reminded this blog of the preoccup ....
14 December 2013 - Chemical databases
With thanks to In The Pipeline for the alert, a new open-source chemical database has launched called SureChEMBL / Surec ....
20 December 2013 - Inorgo
Bored with NaCl? Try NaCl2! or NaCl3, 4, 7?. Reduce your sodium in an unexpected way. Instructions here. NaCl7 is stable ....
23 December 2013 - Orgo
From the same people who brought you the hexadehydro-Diels-Alder reaction (HDDA), there is now the aromatic ene reaction ....