Nov 27, 2009
A wide range of stories again in this week’s Alchemist column on ChemWeb.com
Absolute configurations reveal themselves through NMR spectroscopy using residual dipolar couplings in small molecules, according to an international team who have put it to work on an anticancer compound. Discussed also in more detail on SpectroscopyNOW.com
A failed antidepressant could be marketed as a novel treatment for female sexual dysfunction. …
Nov 26, 2009
According to the promoters of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London aimed at UK Scientific Heritage: “Scientists are no longer unrecognisable boffins” thanks to the Science in Focus exhibition, which runs until 17 January 2010.
Well…I take issue with that remark! Which of the following faces do you recognise?
I suspect that most sciencebase readers will recognise all of them being the clever lot …
Nov 19, 2009
A couple of years ago, I re-posted an old article of mine about homeopathy discussing its ludicrous claims, its feeble attempts to provide a scientific explanation for those claims, and basically pointing out that no solid evidence has ever been found that infinitely diluted solutions of spurious ingredients have any more beneficial effect on a patient than a glass of fresh water….
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