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Noteworthy Chemistry
(American Chemical Society)

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Gold cations make atomic rocker switches.

Biofuel cultivation affects more than greenhouse gases.

Thin, flexible device generates electricity from waves.

Chemistry Views
(Wiley-VCH & ChemPubSoc Europe)

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Puffed-Up Polymers
Marshmallows, by Kate Ter Haar CC by 2.0

Dopamine Makes Strong Mandibles


Angel's Share Authenticates Rare Wines

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retro encabulatorScience Writing

Would You Buy a Retro-Encabulator?
Communicating Science to the Public
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Graduate and Postdoctoral Chemist July 2015

TLT April 2015Technology and Engineering

Seeing the Interface: How Realistic is the Picture?

Tribology and Lubrication Technology April 2015 (article begins on p. 36).


EOS June 2015Geophysics

Improving Predictions of Arctic Sea Ice Extent: : Scientists in the Sea Ice Prediction Network share and discuss their user-oriented forecasts of seasonal sea ice in a changing Arctic. EOS 19 June 2015 (a sample of my substantive editing work).
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where PhDs workCareers

Earning a Chemistry Ph.D.: Is It Worth the Effort? inChemistry magazine Feb/Mar 2015


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