This Week on CENtral Science: Green biz plan competition, workers’ comp for grad students and more
Mar28

This Week on CENtral Science: Green biz plan competition, workers’ comp for grad students and more

Tweet of the Week: @curiouswavefn #altchemjobs 1950 – Industry, government; 1970 – Biotech; 1990 – Day-trader / consultant; 2000 – Outsourcing; 2014 – academe — See Arr Oh (@SeeArrOh) March 28, 2014 To the network: ACS Meeting Updates: Roundup of Thursday and Friday #ACSDallas News Cleantech Chemistry: Green Business Plan Competition: Start your engines and Biobased Solvent: Strip paint, clean the oven – without getting dizzy Fine Line: The Thaw Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots and Tattoo Advice For Penning A Synthetic Symphony The Chemical Notebook: Dow To Europe: Drop Dead! and What Might Be Tagged At Dow’s Yardsale? The Safety Zone: Workers’ compensation for graduate students and People v Patrick Harran update The Watch Glass: Space glare and Alaska Oil Spill...

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This Week on CENtral Science: blogging academics, #Oscars2014, and more!
Mar07

This Week on CENtral Science: blogging academics, #Oscars2014, and more!

Tweet of the Week: Okay, #chemistry students, this one had me giggling pic.twitter.com/27Oj1pTzl5 — Radium Yttrium (@DrRubidium) March 7, 2014   To the network: Cleantech Chemistry: Selling it: Making chemicals from CO2 Grand CENtral: Guest Post: “Why I Am Blogging on amphoteros.com” by Andrei Yudin Newscripts: Just How Scientific Were This Year’s Best Picture Oscar Nominees? and Amusing News Aliquots The Watch Glass: Probes study...

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This Week (and Last) on CENtral Science: Mea Culpa and a Twofer!
Feb28

This Week (and Last) on CENtral Science: Mea Culpa and a Twofer!

Sorry for the radio silence last week. This overlord was a little overloaded. But to make up for it, here’s a double dose of network highlights. Tweets of the weeks: http://t.co/JTl7AJNf0Z RT @Larsohrstrom: Chemist furious: No molecules in NaCl, crystallography thus nonsense. pic.twitter.com/UbfXHeN06u — Neil Withers (@NeilWithers) February 21, 2014   “Who would have guessed that the first NMR spectrum of ethanol would grow into the ability to watch the brain think?” – George Whitesides. — Curious Wavefunction (@curiouswavefn) February 25, 2014   To the network: Artful Science: A blogging siesta Cleantech Chemistry: Stop Saying Indonesia is the Third-largest GHG Emitter and Big Growth Seen for Biobased Materials and Chemicals Grand CENtral: The West Virginia Chemical Spill: Chemists React and Guest Post: “Recent Gender Ruckus Reminds Us To Be Vigilant” by Maureen Rouhi Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots (2/21) and Amusing News Aliquots (2/28) and Google Glass Might One Day Diagnose And Track Diseases Like HIV The Chemical Notebook: The Curious Case Of Cereplast The Safety Zone: Dow worker death likely due to reaction of trimethylindium with cleaning fluid and Tesoro says CSB lacks jurisdiction to investigate acid leak The Watch Glass: Chaos research and Hoover’s “Chemistry in Crime Detection” and Olympic antidoping measures and The Chemistry of Learning and...

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This Week On CENtral Science: Montana, Tesoro, Sputnik and more
Feb07

This Week On CENtral Science: Montana, Tesoro, Sputnik and more

Tweet of the week, in honor of today’s “The LEGO Movie” release: Lego scientist and real scientist. Practically twins. UNCANNY #RealTimeChem pic.twitter.com/8dJTzLX5Hx — Renée Webster (@reneewebs) February 3, 2014 And before we head to the network highlights, a piece of administrative news. I’ll be solo overlording from now on. Esteemed co-overlord Carmen Drahl is stepping down to tackle some other projects for C&EN. Good stuff is on the way, my friends, though Carmen will be missed around these bloggy parts. Now, to the network: Cleantech Chemistry: Rivertop Makes Montana a Magnet Grand CENtral: Not Part of Generation Sputnik? What’s Your Chemistry Set? Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots The Safety Zone: Tesoro refinery fire caused by weakened steel The Watch Glass: Formulations for Fighting Abuse Finally, our newest tumblr is up! Follow C&EN’s Chemistry in Pictures for a dose of cool chemistry...

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This Week on CENtral Science: #FlameChallenge 3, Informex, and more
Jan31

This Week on CENtral Science: #FlameChallenge 3, Informex, and more

Tweet (with Instagram!!) of the Week: When chemists get cooking #realtimechem #AlchemusRocks http://t.co/18TZhZCe8u — Laura Jane (@laurajane0103) January 31, 2014 To the Network: Fine Line: State of the Vibe Just Another Electron Pusher: I’ll get around to procrastinating later Newscripts: Flame Challenge 2014 and Amusing News Aliquots Terra Sigillata: Promoting Chemistry’s Positive Public Image The Watch Glass: All-Chemical All-American Football Team and Equipment Mart and Thermoelectric Materials and...

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This Week on CENtral Science: Informex #inf14 , Industrial Accidents, and More
Jan24

This Week on CENtral Science: Informex #inf14 , Industrial Accidents, and More

Apparently, Gmail was down today. (Sarcasm there. I certainly noticed.) Plenty of Gmail tweets out there, but this wins: Tweet of the Week: So I discovered something about the #LEGO #Scientist – she is a fellow fluorescence researcher! #realtimechem pic.twitter.com/WnCwtaf7og — Brian Wagner (@DrummerBoy2112) January 24, 2014 To the Network: Fine Line: C&EN Talks at Informex and Buh-buh-buh-buh-buh-Bad! and Ohhhhhhhhh~ Miami! Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots The Safety Zone: Prosecuting companies rather than executives for wrongdoing The Watch Glass: High Temperature Superconductors and Supercritical...

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