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03 June 2010 - Random chemistry
What do you get when you add together ammonia , diborane and sodium?. No university chemistry laboratory is complete wit ....
07 June 2010 - Forensic chemistry
The investigation into the 1932 death of Phar Lap is still ongoing. The famous Australian racehorse died suspiciously wh ....
09 June 2010 - Organic chemistry
In an earlier blog the catalytic Wittig was introduced as an interesting way to remove the presence of a large amount of ....
12 June 2010 - Metal-free catalysis
It is always a good idea to do away with metals in catalysis as in organocatalysis. In a new strategy Uyanik et al. (DOI ....
14 June 2010 - Catalysis
Last month's blog was about indole and hexanol condensation using the Shvo catalyst and this month Takahashi et al. pres ....
20 June 2010 - In nanotech
According to Wikipedia an invisible ink is a substance used for writing, which is invisible either on application or soo ....
30 June 2010 - Organic chemistry
Amides are typically made from a nitrogen nucleophile (amine) and an activated electrophilic carbonyl compound (for exam ....