Monthly Archives: September 2010

Benzene smiley

A Japanese chemist who goes by the name Tak and just followed me on twitter describes himself as a “loving nanocarbons, supramolecules, main group elements, photoreactions, and photoproperties” has the best Twitter icon yet (even if it doesn’t fall within …

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What are metal alloys?

The Today programme on BBC Radio 4 this morning reported on the discovery (in 2005) of a buried youth near Stonehenge in southwest England whose remains are thought to date from around 3550 years ago. The youth was buried with …

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Download Chemicalize for WP

The WordPress plugin I asked the Chemicalize team to develop is now available for general download – Chemicalize for WordPress. Install and activate the plugin on your WordPress blog and readers will see chemical names highlighted in your posts. Mousing …

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Prostate cancer test

10,000 men die in the UK alone of prostate cancer, but a new test developed by Brax Ltd and showcased today at a technology event at the Hauser Forum in Cambridge allows multiple proteins to be detected in blood samples …

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