Tag Archive: chemistry


Old drug, no news: deceased Chemist on front page of Wall Street Journal

Albert Hofmann passed away in 2008 but today he made it to the front page of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), surrounded by articles on Syria, Wal-Mart, the Canadian election and megadeals. I am still trying to figure out why the location of the old papers and notebooks of this chemist was newsworthy. Could it …

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ACS 2015, chemistry talks, posters and Tattoo!

I am just back from a very busy trip to Boston for the ACS. It was great to meet up with many people I see only rarely, at these meetings as well as meet new people including one with a molecule tattoo that got a lot of interest on Twitter . I gave 5 talks …

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Why are some companies slowly developing mobile apps ?

If you follow this blog, you will already know I have a bit of an interest in mobile apps for chemistry and science in general. This is through having ideas like Green Solvents, Open Drug Discovery Teams and TB Mobile  (which are all free apps) and then getting a great developer like Alex Clark involved that knows the …

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