This Week On CENtral Science: Percy Julian, #sherisangji update and more
Apr11

This Week On CENtral Science: Percy Julian, #sherisangji update and more

Tweet of the week: Love when @google goes chemtastic! Awesome honoring of Dr. Percy Julian. #RealTimeChem pic.twitter.com/EjXDua9AuD — Amy Lane (@biosynthesizer) April 11, 2014 Before we head to the network highlights, just a note that this overlord will be taking a spring break, so Grand CENtral will, too. And no, we are not headed to party central in Cancun with Beaker. To the network: Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots and Tribute To A Numerical Inorganic Icon: Kenneth Wade Terra Sigillata: Google Features Percy Julian, Legendary African-American Chemist and The Case Of The Malodorous Metabolite The Chemical Notebook: Coke Committed To Plant Bottle Despite JBF’s Bio-based Ethylene Glycol Cancellation The Safety Zone: People v Patrick Harran: Opposition to the appellate court petition and Chemical safety tidbits and papers, from OPRD The Watch Glass: Birthdays abound: Percy Julian and Robert Burns Woodward, plus Liner...

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This Week on CENtral Science: fake meat, #chemsafety videos and more
Apr04

This Week on CENtral Science: fake meat, #chemsafety videos and more

Tweet of the week: In re that last RT from Neil. We are all more important than our research. The people around you know this to be true, whether you do or not — Matthew Hartings (@sciencegeist) March 31, 2014 To the network: Cleantech Chemistry: Fake Meat as Cleantech Investment Newscripts: Chemists Save King’s College Choir and Amusing News Aliquots The Chemical Notebook: Momentive On The Verge Of Bankruptcy and Siluria Is Looking Pretty Sharp The Safety Zone: Safety videos, courtesy of a department contest and Boost your lab ergonomics IQ The Watch Glass: Cupcakes & Eggshells and Chromosomes...

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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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Last Week on CENtral Science: #ACSDallas smorgasbord and more
Mar24

Last Week on CENtral Science: #ACSDallas smorgasbord and more

Sorry for the belated round-up folks. Back to usual this Friday. In the meantime, enjoy this ACS national meeting-heavy roundup of CENtral Science goodness. Tweet of the week, from economist Paula Stephan's chemistry job placement talk at #ACSDallas: We need a workforce educated in #STEM. That does not equate to a need for more PhDs, unless you give more $ to research. -Stephan #ACSDallas — Carmen Drahl (@carmendrahl) March 18, 2014 To the network: ACS Meeting Updates: Roundup of Wednesday #ACSDallas News and Dallas: A Structural Analysis and Safety professionals: On the outer fringe or the leading edge? (cross post) and Roundup of Tuesday #ACSDallas News and Economist Paula Stephan Talks Chemistry Job Placement at #ACSDallas and Liveblogging First-Time Disclosures of Drug Structures from #ACSDallas and Roundup of Monday #ACSDallas News and Going Green On St. Patrick’s Day Cleantech Chemistry: Help Solve a Water Problem Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots The Chemical Notebook: The U.S. Cracker Leader Board The Safety Zone: Safety professionals: On the outer fringe or the leading edge? (cross post) and Another acid leak at Tesoro refinery The Watch Glass: Cephalopod camouflage and New York St. Patrick's Day parade’s signature green...

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Roundup of Thursday and Friday #ACSDallas News
Mar24

Roundup of Thursday and Friday #ACSDallas News

Today, we've got a double-dose roundup of news stories from the ACS national meeting in Dallas that C&EN published on Thursday, 3/20, and Friday, 3/21: Chemists Convene In Dallas ‘Chemistry & Materials for Energy’ was national conference’s theme Color-Changing Gels Track Food Quality Nano-based materials indicate age, temperature history of perishables Reagent Assembles Ring Motifs Common In Drugs Method builds medium-sized nitrogen heterocycles with challenging substitution patterns Paper Spray Goes Head-To-Head With LC/MS Ambient mass spec method yields comparable results for analysis of tamoxifen in...

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