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December 12, 2018
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Graduate student gets prison sentence.
Graduate student gets prison sentence.
Former Queen's University chemistry PhD student Zijie Wang will serve seven years in prison for adding N-nitrosodimethylamine to a colleague's food and water.
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What are the biggest research highlights of 2018?
YEAR IN CHEMISTRY
What are the biggest research highlights of 2018?
C&EN covered a lot of research over the course of 2018. Some of the biggest research includes trends in machine learning, sustainability, catalysts, and human health.
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Catalyst chirality switched with a flash of light.
CATALYSIS
Catalyst chirality switched with a flash of light.
A molecular motor and chiral ligand combine to create a photoresponsive catalyst.
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Directly measuring masses of new superheavy elements.
NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY
Directly measuring masses of new superheavy elements.
Experiments confirm masses of moscovium and nihonium and show we still understand the physics at the frontier of the periodic table.
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Software directs automated synthesis.
COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY
Software directs automated synthesis.
The "Chemputer" could relieve humans from the busywork of routine syntheses.
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Teaching chemistry students to use the labs of the future.
EDUCATION
Teaching chemistry students to use the labs of the future.
A successful chemistry career may soon require skills that aren't always taught today.
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Chemical lockup.
SKETCH CHEMISTRY
Chemical lockup.
Brendan Burkett's latest in our Sketch Chemistry collaboration.
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The biggest chemistry news of 2018.
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The biggest chemistry news of 2018.
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Don't know what to get for your favorite chemist?
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Don't know what to get for your favorite chemist?
Warm up that chemist in your life with this tea infuser.
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Elemental tracking.
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Elemental tracking.
This periodic table appears to be chemist Nessa Carson's equivalent to pinning places traveled on a map.
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