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Sometimes it’s good to be a chemist. I had my dripping wet umbrella recently after walking to my office–what to do with it? That’s when a ring stand with a medium-sized iron ring caught my eye: Could this be the beginning of a whole new set of gifts for the chemist? A new twist [...]
In our environmental chemistry lab we use locally available natural materials whenever we can. Some of the earliest chemists worked with materials direct from the earth, particularly metal ores and other commercially valuable materials. In one series of titration labs, we determine the acidity in both homemade and commercial vinegar, and later determine the calcium [...]