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01 October 2010 - Multidisciplinary research
With George M. Whitesides leading the h-index for chemists and the count-down to NPIC day underway, lets find out what i ....
07 October 2010 - News
2010 has been a good Nobel Prize year for chemists with three solid organic chemists in the chemistry section Richard F. ....
15 October 2010 - Mechanistically speaking
In a previous episode of this blog the Newman-Kwart rearrangement was introduced as the thermal conversion of a O-aryl N ....
18 October 2010 - About time
In the November issue of the Journal of Chemical Education May et al. of the University of Michigan report on their expe ....
19 October 2010 - In the laboratory
It is one of these chores in the organic chemistry laboratory: drying wet solvents. Now do not say solvents are supposed ....
24 October 2010 - Physicial organic chemistry
Aqua regia is an inorganic mixture of nitric acid and hydrochloric acid well known to dissolve noble metals like gold. A ....