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(American Chemical Society)

bio farmer NREL

Adrenaline: target or protector?



From biomass component to petrochemical substitutes in one step.

Dead-end pores pump out trapped particles.


TLT February 2015Technology and Engineering

Tiny Bubbles: How to keep entrained air from shortening the life of your lubricant. Tribology and Lubrication Technology magazine February 2015 (article begins on p. 34).


EOS February 2015Geophysics

Ocean History From Afar: A look at the sedimentary record in northern Ethiopia tells the story of oceans past, and maybe future. EOS magazine February 2015 (a sample of my substantive editing work).



where PhDs workChemical Careers

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


A Matter of Degree: Which Graduate Degree Program is Right for You? inChemistry magazine Nov/Dec 2014

Should You Go to Graduate School? inChemistry magazine Sept/Oct 2014

Analyzing Your Career Chemistry. inChemistry magazine Feb/Mar 2014


College to CareerCollege to Career

Photo by Nancy McGuire

Interesting and unusual careers for college grads with chemistry degrees. My articles on the American Chemical Society's website (links open in a new window).

Careers in Crystallography (inChemistry magazine)
Chemists in the Real World: Brian Toby (interview article: inChemistry magazine)
Chemistry in the Arts
Chemistry in the Military
Chemistry in Social Activism

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Print and online feature articles, short synopses, informational and publicity materials, newsletters, and reports.

Special emphasis on physical and materials sciences, engineering, and computational sciences.

My career profile on the ACS website

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