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Micropublishing of 200 words isn’t new but the Journal of Brief Ideas is   Leave a comment

Nature recently posted about a Journal that Publishes 200 Word Articles. The reporter commented “it is the latest online journal promises to bring a little brevity to science by accepting submissions of 200 words or less”. Initially I thought it was a Nature experiment but it isn’t. The intention around this new Journal of Brief Ideas is […]

Dealing with the Complex Challenge of Managing Diverse Chemistry Data Online to Enable Chemistry Across the World #ACSsanfran   Leave a comment

This is my third presentation today at the ACS meeting in San Francisco on 11th August 2014 Dealing with the Complex Challenge of Managing Diverse Chemistry Data Online to Enable Chemistry Across the World The Royal Society of Chemistry has provided access to data associated with millions of chemical compounds via our ChemSpider database for […]

Olympicene Now Has a Wikipedia Article   Leave a comment

The story about Olympicene was released earlier this week to great fanfare online. I discussed the details here. There has been so much press with comments made online on the websites of  Popular Science, Scientific American, BBC News, the Huffington Post and many others that I wondered whether it would be appropriate to suggest an […]

The Story of Olympicene from Concept to Completion   8 comments

The story of Olympicene, and our intention to try and get it synthesized and analyzed, was first reported in August 2011 here. The original conversation was between Prof Graham Richards and I over a drink in Belgium at the RSC Editors Symposium in March 2010. The concept of having someone synthesize a small organic molecule […]

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