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Looking for a reminder that science is beautiful? Check out these old illustrations from Edward Livingston Youmans: http://ow.ly/PEa4Z #BeautifulScience

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Did you know that scientific innovator Albert Ghiorso was born exactly 100 years ago today? Albert was an American nuclear scientist who co-discovered a record 12 elements on the periodic table. http://ow.ly/PE9i5 #PeriodicTable #ChemistryHistory

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How can you turn a bacteria into an x-ray source? Chemistry World reports on new research from India: http://ow.ly/PxIOZ

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Stanislao Cannizzaro, who contributed to a new understanding of chemistry and played a major role in the atomic-weight discussions at the Karlsruhe Congress in 1860, was born today in 1826. http://ow.ly/PxFrf #Karlsruhe #ChemistryHistory

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Have you started work on your proposal for Elsevier's Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge? The competition runs until September 14! http://ow.ly/PlFxL
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Researchers in Switzerland have developed an affordable method for producing atom-thin films of tungsten diselenide for converting solar energy into hydrogen. Chemistry World reports: http://ow.ly/PhUZq

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Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard is considered to be the father of rocket propulsion. Today in 1914, he obtained a patent for a liquid-fueled rocket: http://ow.ly/PhTIU

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Hugo Theorell, Nobel Prize winner for his work on the oxidation enzyme and its effects, was born today in 1903: http://ow.ly/PeTd1

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Today in 1826, Antoine Jérôme Balard announced his discovery of bromine. It had been independently prepared by Carl Jacob Löwig in 1825, so both chemists are credited with its discovery: http://ow.ly/P8W4x http://ow.ly/P8Wkl #ChemistryHistory #Elements

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