2012 a busy year, some highlights

My wife told me that publishing this would be like sending out one of those braggardly “family newsletters” to one’s friends, but I wanted to round off the blog for 2012 by posting a few memories from the year…is that so bad? I even blogged about not posting it. Anyway, it’s New Year’s Eve, no […]

12 chemistry research highlights for 2011

This year’s headlines from my monthly Research Highlights column on ChemistryViews.org Ouroboros Breathes Benzene December — As benzene breathes, its aromaticity ebbs and flows according to new derivative current-density maps Flexible Crystals November — New discovery not only hints at existence of “flexible” crystals, but also shows how such materials could be probed in greater detail Could […]