1st Anniversary at CENtral Science!
Aug25

1st Anniversary at CENtral Science!

Many thanks to all of you, Dear Readers and C&EN editors and staff, I have been writing here for one year. Last August 24th, we moved the Terra Sigillata blog here after its purgatory in indie WordPress land following four years at ScienceBlogs. The announcement came at the a ACS Medicinal Chemistry Lunch-and-Learn session on pharmaceutical and chemistry blogging led by Carmen Drahl at last year’s Boston meeting. the setting...

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Radiochem query in the school parking lot
Aug23

Radiochem query in the school parking lot

So, I saw this today after dropping off PharmKid at her elementary school – a great homemade car sun visor: Do you know the answer? Actually, first things first: do you know what the question is asking? We’ll give a little more information later. I have no idea who the teacher or parent is who has this visor – the school goes from kindergarten to 5th grade and while I think our kids are brilliant, I’m not sure...

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Ooooh, shiny! The new C&EN Mobile iPhone/iPad app
Aug17

Ooooh, shiny! The new C&EN Mobile iPhone/iPad app

Hi. I’m back, briefly. A convergence of family and day job commitments have kept me away from you for the last week but I wanted to check in. Last night, I saw something on Twitter that C&EN has released their Apple iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad mobile app. You see, I tend to wind down my day reading on my iPhone in the dark to ease my way into somnolence – not just catching up on news and science but also reading some great...

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