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Tweet Follow @mark_lorch There has been a spot of role reversal in my house of late. I’ve been at the Minecraft again and my kids are complaining. A while backMicrosoft asked me and Joel Mills to work on the latest update of their amazingly popular game....
Tweet I run a science communication module for undergraduate students. One of the assessments involves writing a blog or news style article. This year’s students did a cracking job so I’d like to share some of them with you. So enough from me and...
An example of my typical brand of (bio)chemical humour. Happy new year, everyone! It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here at the chemistry blog, but as a totally-not-a-New-Year’s-resolution I’ve decided I’d like to resume...

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WATCH LIVE! Several local tv outlets will be live streaming (did stream) the controlled burn at 9am pacific time (noon eastern) 11am pacific (2pm eastern). I’ll be teaching class at that time, so someone let me know if it’s uneventful or, er, eventful.NBCCBSABCFOX—On...
Last week I , and severalothers, wrote about theextraordinaryand unfounded conclusions published in a JACS perspective, that dinosaurs may have evolved intointelligentlife elsewhere in theuniverse.Well it gets worse, because as Stuart Cantrill (editor of Nature...
Update: CAS Number added to outputUpdate 2: DESKTOP GADGETS are here! See awesome update below!If you’re like me, you don’t remember chemicals’ physical properties off the top of your head. You’re ready to run a reaction, and it’s...

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A list of small, useful things (links):The latest from Stellen fr ChemikerAsh, on "Why the world needs more Leo Szilards"Jyllian, on the latest science-oriented emojisKat Day, on "How bad is BPA, really?"Sustainable Nano on "Can gold melt at room temperature?"Mark...
A list of small, useful things (links):Fun post by Carmen about red phosphorus.There's a lab safety Reddit.This post at LifeSciVC on nucleic acid therapeutics was pretty instructive (from a chemistry perspective) for me. In honor of World AIDS Day, you...
It's been far tooooo long since I commented on a research article, but it's time to change that. Angewandte Chemie has an open access Early View article on a new elemental sulfur/limonene polymer. The researchers are from Flinders University (South Australia)...