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#RealTimeChem Week 2015: Blog Carnival Week Round-Up

By: , Posted on: October 26, 2015

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Hello again, and thanks for another great #RealTimeChem week over on twitter!

This week we learned that we look backward quite a bit to inform the present and the future. No takers on predicting the 2030 Nobels, but lots of fascinating #OldTimeChem!

• Check out all Stuart Cantrill’s (@stuartcantrill) tweets in this hashtag – an awesome look at a 1985 issue from Angewandte Chemie for Future Day.

• Take a look at links to more on the trends over time from FX Coudert (@fxcoudert).

• Michael Seery ‏(@seerymk) points us to a great Mole Day post from Thony Christie (@rmathematicus), on the fantastical and flawed Phlogiston Theory.

• Looking at the not-too-distant past, Brooke Magnanti (@belledejour_uk) reviews the rise and fall of Rational Drug Design.

• In an episode of Stop Think Science! (@stoptnkscience), John and Ian are joined by PJ Persichini for a great #OldTimeChem chat.

• From Под тягой (@orgchemby), a look at the contributions of the Fischers (have Google Translate handy—a great read!).

• From Peter Kenny (@pwk2013), coverage from schwefeläther to octanol, from von Bibra to Collander and Golumbic!

In #CurrentTimeChem — ICYMI:

• Day 3 @CompoundChem winner: Nadine Borduas (@nadineborduas)’s work on Amines in the Atmosphere – many sources and implications for human health.

• Day 4 @CompoundChem winner: Maksim Fomich’s efforts to treat diseases with deuterated fatty acids.

• Day 5 @CompoundChem winner: Andrew Davis and making molecules with light!

• Now, back to my mouth watering over all the #RealTimeChem Cook Off tweets (and treats) – check out #whatscooking!

Did I miss anything? Let me know at Thanks again to all the Bloggers and Tweeters!

Missed Day 1? See the wrap up here.

Missed Day 2: See the wrap up here.  

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