Monthly Archives: January 2008

Quesnoin from Tropical Paris

A newly discovered diterpene quesnoin with a novel ring structure, bridged by a single oxygen atom, has been isolated from 55 million-year-old amber from the Eocene geological period by Akino Jossang and colleagues at the National Museum of Natural History …

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Chemical Sensitivity

This week’s Spinneret post actually points you to my latest Alchemist column on ChemWeb.com but also goes into a little more detail on one of the items reported there regarding pesticide contamination. First off, Environmental research gets a boost from …

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