This Week on CENtral Science: Military Biofuels, Preserve it Like Beckham, and more
May31

This Week on CENtral Science: Military Biofuels, Preserve it Like Beckham, and more

Tweet of the Week: @carmendrahl @smbaxtersd I mean really, judging by the numbers, an alternative career today would be one where you get a faculty position.— Ryan G. Coleman (@rgcjk) May 31, 2013 To the network: Artful Science: How long should conservators protect David Beckham’s football? Cleantech Chemistry: It’s Actually Happening: Military biofuels grants Grand CENtral: Sarah Everts talks Artful Science at conservation meeting, Jyllian Kemsley moderated #chemsafety panel Newscripts: In Print: Mission to Mars, Molecular Fashion and Amusing News Aliquots The Watch Glass: Big Data, 1972-style and Bhopal Revisited and Chemical Genetics and Oil in the...

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This week on CENtral Science: Tacky ancients, Solar upswing, and more
May24

This week on CENtral Science: Tacky ancients, Solar upswing, and more

Tweet of the week: "In discrepancy is discovery" - Lesson learnt from scientific research.— Curious Wavefunction (@curiouswavefn) May 20, 2013 To the network: Artful Science: Was antiquity really so tacky? Cleantech Chemistry: Never Mind All That: Solar on the upswing Newscripts: In Print: Toys Will Be Toys and Amusing News Aliquots The Safety Zone: Dow launches Lab Safety Academy website The Watch Glass: Teflon: Newcomer to heat exchange and What's That Stuff? Chicken Eggs and Texas City: Portrait of a Chemical Town and C&EN Talks With Mae Jemison and Chemist tried in Chicago riot...

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Last week on CENtral Science: #ChemMovieCarnival, #ChemSafety, and #ChemEd
Apr22

Last week on CENtral Science: #ChemMovieCarnival, #ChemSafety, and #ChemEd

Doh! Apologies for not sending the weekly roundup out on its usual Friday afternoon. Adding insult to injury, there's no tweet of the week. I'll try to get a double-helping for you on Friday. To the network: Just Another Electron Pusher: #ChemMovieCarnival – The Absent-Minded Professor Newscripts: Chemistry of the Bar: Amaretto 101 and #ChemMovieCarnival: Dramatic Acid-Base Chemistry in Fight Club and Amusing News Aliquots and In Print: Mosh Pit Simulator Terra Sigillata: Why Chemistry Should Care About Humanities Higher Education The Safety Zone: Friday chemical safety round up and Stony Brook chemistry incorporates lab safety into Research Day celebration and Ripped from the pages: DHS lagging on chemical security, CSB has offshore jurisdiction, and hydrofluoric acid concerns The Watch Glass: Talking about global warming in 1989, chemical forensics trace threat agents, pheromone lures control beetles, a book review of “African American Women Chemists,” and plutonium weighing helped open the atomic...

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This Week on CENtral Science: Fireworks Disposal, Not-so- Alternative Careers, and More
Mar29

This Week on CENtral Science: Fireworks Disposal, Not-so- Alternative Careers, and More

Tweet of the Week: UC flack to me: Email is best way to contact researcher since many depts ditched phones due to budget cuts. What a world.— Sam Lemonick (@SamLemonick) March 28, 2013 When I read this I thought-- Really?? Then I figured, well, why not? I haven't had a land line since college. But I'm still wondering how big a chunk of change a phone bill really is in the grand scheme of the UC budget. Rachel will be handling this roundup during April. Until May, chem-keteers. To the network: Newscripts: In Print: Europe’s Got A Stink Problem and Fashion Police: Science Shoes and Amusing News Aliquots Terra Sigillata: Saturday Morning Natural Products PharmChem Radio! and Dr. Gina Stewart on Career Flexibility and Entrepreneurship The Safety Zone: Letter on Donaldson Enterprises fatal fireworks incident and Defining chemical safety, health, hygiene, and security The Watchglass: Kevlar Inventor Stephanie Kwolek and Behind that Chess Pic and Protein Folding and Lise Meitner and Carbonyl Attack and Radioimmunoassays take '77...

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This Week On CENtral Science: Science Visualization Challenge, #Arseniclife Reviews, And More
Feb08

This Week On CENtral Science: Science Visualization Challenge, #Arseniclife Reviews, And More

Tweet of the Week: #RealHardcoreScientists (TM @biochembelle) don't play with their kids; they use emerging methods to train the next generation of scientists— Matthew Hartings (@sciencegeist) February 7, 2013 And a runner-up. Because my late grandmother (and namesake) loved telenovelas. This #ArsenicLife story has officially become a Telenovela. Next week, we unmask the reviewers! Will the evil baron poison the reagents?— Charles Machan (@DrChawz) February 5, 2013 And now, to the network: Grand CENtral: Storify: Reaction to USA Today Investigation Revealing Reviews For Arsenic-Based Life Paper #Arseniclife Just Another Electron Pusher: The "10K BA" — Is it possible in chemistry? Newscripts: 2012 Visualization Challenge Winners Announced and Research Team Steps In It and Amusing News Aliquots Terra Sigillata: Watch Twitter on Saturday for #Chemophobia The Safety Zone: Engineering Safer Syringes and Friday chemical safety round-up (may not be live immediately- if not be sure to bookmark this link for...

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