Lab Safety

There has been a lot of chatter between chemistry blogs about an explosion that occurred earlier this year at Texas Tech (C&EN, In The Pipeline, ChemBark*).  In…

Class of 2010

It was our graduation ceremonies at Keele last week.  I’ve always found graduation to be strange and anticlimactic. It is happy, but the graduands are…

Unlectures

I’ve been thinking about over structured lectures quite a bit lately.  Actually I may just be getting truly sick of powerpoint, and be contemplating rebellion.  I get…