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From the archives: Chemists lose hands from peroxide explosions

Regarding the inadvertent synthesis of TATP at the University of Bristol,...

How a student unintentionally made an explosive at U Bristol

Last week, the Safety Zone reported that a University of Bristol student had...

Color-blindness as a lab safety concern?

This week’s C&EN includes a Newscripts column about new eyeglasses...

Student unintentionally makes explosive at University of Bristol

A University of Bristol graduate student inadvertently synthesized...

Safety correction in JACS

A few weeks ago, “Kenrod” left this comment on my post about the...

Chemistry in Pictures

Chemistry in Pictures