• Feel the Power of the Dork Side

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    Feel the Power of the Dork Side is a hilarious and educational look at science and technology (and their practitioners), written and performed by Dr. Pete Ludovice, chemical engineering professor by day and stand-up c...
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  • What's the difference between lead and quicksilver?

    Hello everyone,   Swedish rookie here with a question: what is the difference between lead and quicksilver? I've tried wikipedia but couldn't find any clear answers. As far with my limited chemical knowledge I c...
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  • trans-Cinnamic acid

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  • Does Science really Occur Via Revolutions?

    In my latest book for Oxford University Press I argue that it does not.    https://global.oup.com/academic/product/a-tale-of-seven-scientists-and-a-new-phi losophy-of-science-9780190232993?q=Scerri&lang...
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  • What is your favorite element?

    Please share your favorite element and explain why you like it the best.   Participate in this thread and we'll send you one of our 111 named element pins.  Sorry, no Copermicium.  
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  • 1,5-Di(nitramino)-1H-tetrazole

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  • Avermectins and Ivermectins

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  • Lighter Side of Chemistry - Baltimore, MD Nov. 12-15, 2015

    11/12/15 6:15 PM
    Experience the lighter side of the chemical sciences that was featured at the 2014 ACS National Meeting in San Francisco. "Feel the Power of the Dork Side" is a nationally-touring one-man show written and performed by...
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  • Cyclodextrins

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  • Azulene

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  • Teixobactin

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  • The Chemistry of Body Odours – Sweat, Halitosis, Flatulence & Cheesy Feet | Compound Interest

    The Chemistry of Body Odours - Sweat, Halitosis, Flatulence & Cheesy Feet Compound Interest Today's graphic looks at the chemical compounds behind a variety of body odours - all of which we all experience at on...
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  • Oxalyldiaminopropionic Acid

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  • The reaction between aluminium powder and iodine crystals

    The experiment inside the working fume cupboard shows the exothermic reaction between the solids aluminium and iodine upon addition of a few drops of water. Iodine is present in excess in this reaction and the heat g...
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  • 19 Scientists Reveal Their Favorite Element - What is Yours?

    To Celebrate National Chemistry week, Business Insider ran an article that has the favorite element of 19 scientist and why this element is their favorite.   http://www.businessinsider.com/scientists-reveal-thei...
  • Tetranitroglycoluril

    This discussion has been automatically generated for the September 23, 2013 Molecule of the Week: Read more about Tetranitroglycoluril at http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/molecule-of-the-week/archive/tetranitroglyc...
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  • Chemical odor problem-from leather conditioner

    The folks at the headquarters of ACS suggested that I post the following question to the community.   I used a leather cleaner on my car seats followed by a leather conditioner.  I had cleaned my seats in t...
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  • Abacavir

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  • What do you think the coolest element is?

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  • Where there's (white) smoke, there's... Chemistry!

    Here's an explanation of the chemistry behind the Vatican's white smoke and black smoke associated with the selection of the new pope:   http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/science/vatican-reveals-recipes-for-conc...
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