Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Dose Makes the Poison

In my house, we’ve recently had a bit of a mouse problem. Or, rather, a mice problem. We’ve known of their presence in the garage for a while. We often let the cats (we have three) out there periodically to … Continue reading

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Essay Competition at Nature Chemistry!

Last week, The Sceptical Chymist posted about an essay competition being conducted by Nature Chemistry in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry. The essay is to be written in the style of the “In Your Element” feature, which profiles … Continue reading

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Hi, I’m your neighbor, and I’m a chemist. Sorry.

I’ve noticed that the neighbors I’ve had over the years seem to have had professions that were disturbingly — useful. They’ve run the gamut of professions and trades — plumbers, carpenters, electricians, lawyers, accountants, teachers, nurses. These are the sorts … Continue reading

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