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We had a wonderful holiday celebration in December with possibly our largest student/faculty/staff turnout! The food was delicious and the gifts were sweet and/or amusing.
A couple years ago, I heard about a book called The Secret in which the author talked about (according to Publisher’s Weekly) how “…thoughts are powerful magnets that attract wealth, health, happiness… and did we mention wealth?” I must say I have a hard time finding a scientific rationale for the concepts described in the [...]
In Organic Chemistry II lab today we used the Tollens Test (which identifies the presence of an aldehyde) to coat test tubes with silver. They’ll make nice Christmas ornaments. Who wouldn’t want a silver test tube ornament on their Christmas tree?
New Scientist magazine came out with a list of scientific stocking stuffers–some are pretty cool. I sure wouldn’t mind getting a set of chemistry cookie cutters!
The holidays are almost here, and students are marshaling their strength for a last push before finals begin on December 14th. The American Chemical Society knows that chemists like the holidays as much as anyone else. They are posting a webinar entitled” Kitchen Chemistry: Combining Chemistry and Culinary Delights for the Holiday.” The webinar is [...]