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01 March 2012 - Idiots
This blog is not going to actually read Caffeine in your drink: natural or synthetic? by Lijun Zhang et al. (DOI). They ....
02 March 2012 - Nanotech
The IBM Zurich people have been treating us to a pic of naphthalocyanine at the nanoscale exposing its electronic pictur ....
04 March 2012 - Unsolved problems in chemistry
Remember the good old days when carbon atoms could bond together by not more than a bond order of three as in acetylene? ....
05 March 2012 - Art
Today, on my way to a meeting I happened to pass the new (2007) Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam. I had some time to kill ....
10 March 2012 - Unsolved problems in chemistry (V)
Remember the good old days when an amorphous material was just amorphous and nothing else? Sorry, no long range order! J ....
19 March 2012 -Catalysis
Remember the good old days when heterogeneous catalysis was heterogeneous catalysis and homogeneous catalysis was homoge ....
24 March 2012 - Catalysis
Ilija Coric and Benjamin List must have made the biggest chiral catalyst ever. The thing did not even fit on one of the ....
29 March 2012 - The chemical dictionary
Concept: Multiplet theory Invented by: Aleksei Balandin 1929 Principle: catalytic reaction takes place when key atoms ....
30 March 2012 - Forget batteries
Forget batteries: think supercapacitors. You can even power a bus with it. Key thing to remember: compared to a regular ....