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March 27, 2023 Cover

Volume 101, Issue 10

Priestley Medal address 2023

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Quote of the Week

“It’s just given to us like the tablets of Moses.”

Saurabh Chitnis, synthetic chemist, Dalhousie University, on journals’ requirements for compounds’ purity

  • From the archives: The 1920s

    We capture the moment in 1928 that Wallace Carothers leaves Harvard for DuPont

  • IUPAC’s new director discusses how IUPAC comes up with naming recommendations

    Greta Heydenrych also talks community building, digitizing chemistry, and forging a common language

  • Periodic Graphics: Making molecular sandwiches

    Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning looks at the chemistry and history of ferrocene and other sandwich compounds.

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This new molecule owes its chirality to oxygen alone

The surprisingly stable chiral oxonium ion adds to fundamental principles in chemistry