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

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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 (1989)

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

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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 Venus

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.

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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 Memory

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

Tweet of the week, in honor of today’s “The LEGO Movie” release:

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 images.

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

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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 Comets

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:

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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 Water

This Week on CENtral Science: Another Chemical Spill, McKinsey Training, and more

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Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots

The Safety Zone: Friday chemical safety round up and How freight company Saia trains and monitors its drivers and How McKinsey makes training mandatory

The Watch Glass: Guiding Black Academics and Selman A. Waksman and Chemical Spill 911

This Week on CENtral Science: Rainbow Flame Test Safety, #Topchem, and more

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Tip o’ the hat to friend of CENtral Science Biochembelle for pointing this one out:

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Grand CENtral
: “Top Chemistry Moments of 2013″ Google Hangout #topchem 1/9 3PM Eastern

The Safety Zone
: Performing the ‘rainbow’ flame test demo safely

Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots

The Watch Glass: Chemical Lab Safety and the Impact of OSHA and Surviving Stress and Insulators

This Week on CENtral Science: Smaug, Top Videos, and More

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I sure hope that ticket to the AAAS Meeting is refundable…

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Cleantech Chemistry: Taking out the Trash

Newscripts: Vitamin D, Divider Of Good And Evil? We Don’t Think So and Amusing News Aliquots and Top 10 Chemistry Videos Of 2013 and Merry Christmas From Newscripts! and Virtual Science-y Fireplaces

The Safety Zone: Friday chemical safety round up

The Watch Glass: Why I Became a Chemist and Giant Ice Caves a Proxy for Martian Caves That Could Hold Life and Chemistry Christmas Cards and The Chemistry of Christmas and Nano-snowman and Toys-Growing Outlet for Plastics

This Week on CENtral Science: Holiday Gift Guide, Crystal Plant Accident, and More

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Chemjobber tweeted this, but credit has to go to Derek Lowe for writing it. I bow down before his superior writing skills. Who else could pull off a reference to camp horror movies in a post about 23AndMe and FDA?

Happy Turkey Day, chem-keteers. And remember, tryptophan doesn’t make you sleepy on Thanksgiving. Overeating does.

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Cleantech Chemistry: M&G Paves the Way for Coke’s PlantBottle in China

Newscripts: 2013 Holiday Gift Guide and Amusing News Aliquots and In Print: Sriracha Sensation, Deceptive Dishware

The Safety Zone: Friday chemical safety round up and Crystal plant accident caused by stress corrosion cracking

The Watch Glass: The Cranberry Sensation and A tiny atomic generator and Remembering JFK and JFK, a death in the family and Science in the Romantic Age and RIP, Frederick Sanger and Goodyear Spectrometer and It’s elemental: Chlorine and Antenna and Protection for police officers