Tagged: chemists

Why the internet annoys chemists - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 10, 2015

Here are some of chemists’ pet peeves about discussion on social media and the internet in general. The list is from the article  5 simple chemistry facts that everyone should understand before talking about science posted on the blog The Logic of Science. Everyone who has attempted to discuss issues like vaccination or fluoridation with opponents will have come across these … Read More

Two Nobel Prizes for Chemistry This Year - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 20, 2013

The Nobel Prize for Chemistry this year was awarded to Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for their work on “the development of multiscale models for chemical systems”. Their work makes use of today’s powerful computers to apply quantum and classical physics to a variety of chemical challenges, for example modelling how drug molecules might interact with a … Read More