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Tell me, doctorWhat results do we want this time?Purity of 50, or 99.99%?All I wanted to do was make my compounds and cha-ching!*From our friends at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, a real gem of a 483 for API manufacturer Tai Heng Industry, located...
From the inbox, a small company looking for organic chemistry postdocs: Nano Terra is a product development accelerator headquartered in Cambridge, MA, USA. We leverage our expertise in surface science, printing and patterning, advanced materials, chemistry...
From my weekly dose of pain (a Google Alert for the term "transferable skills"), this gem from an article about former high school athletes:Identify and parlay athletic transferable skills!  Athletic transferable skills are skills learned in sports that...

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Because sometimes the facts about chemical employment just aren't very fun. But this is!My Favorite Things about Chemistry (by CJ)1. A chromatography column that works well.2. The treasure trove of literature, filled with truth, (a few) lies and idiosyncrasies...
From Jyllian Kemsley and Michael Torrice, a tweet from the LA Superior Court on Judge Lisa Lench's ruling in the preliminary hearing for UCLA professor Patrick Harran:Judge sending Patrick Harran to trial on #SheriSangji case, @cenmag story by @mmtorrice...
It's the start of the summer student season right about now, and I think it would be great to get them into the habit of wearing PPE in the lab. Wouldn't it be great if we could show everyone that PPE is a normal happy part of your day in the lab? (i.e. positive...

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A random Friday afternoon link at Chemjobber's place clued me into Mitch's post, about a random NMR encountered in an old episode of '90s sci-fi classic The X-Files. By some odd coincidence I, too, was watching the episode sometime in early April, though I...
The explosion that injured a 29-year-old researcher on March 16 cracked the glass in the door of the lab where she was working. Credit: Allyson Blair/Hawaii News NowFrom my story at C&EN:An explosion last month that caused a University of Hawaii, Manoa,...
Chemjobber had a guest post last week by Alex Goldberg, who started working as a pharmaceutical process chemist six months ago. He says, in part:And we have regular meetings about safety: we discuss near-misses and incidents and accidents (and we learn about...