Writing Science/Science Writing

Online

 

Blogging at Field of Science as The Culture of Chemistry 

Media

 

 

Audiobooks

Seeking the Face of God: The Lives and Discoveries of Catholic Scientists with Guy Consolmagno, S.J., Learn 25

 

Essays 

 

Double Vision, Nature Chemistry, in press.
The Weight of Water, Nature Chemistry, 11, 284-285 (2019)
Isotopic Enrichment, Nature Chemistry, 11, 101-102 (2019)
Ephemeral Elements, Nature Chemistry, 11, 2-4 (2019)


It’s Alive, Nature Chemistry, 10, 993-994 (2018)

Talking to Pauling's ghost, Nature Chemistry, 10, 688-689 (2018)

Atomic women, Nature Chemistry, 10, 373-375 (2018)

Making molecular monsters, Nature Chemistry, 10, 1-2 (2018)

Identity crisis, Nature Chemistry, 9, 606 (2017)

It figures, Nature Chemistry, 9, 501 (2017)

Chemists boldly go, Nature Chemistry, 9, 4-5 (2017) with Michael J. Donnay

 

A brief history of water, Nature Chemistry, 8, 897–898 (2016)
Strangers to Fiction, Nature Chemistry, 8, 637-290 (2016)
Chemistry by degrees, Nature Chemistry, 8, 289-290 (2016)
Through the eyes of a chemist, Nature Chemistry, 8, 1-2 (2016)

Hunting up the ghosts of elements, UN Year of Light, October 2015
The enlightenment of chemistry, Nature Chemistry, 7, 761-762 (2015)
Clickbait Chemistry, C&E News, 10 August 2015
Chemical doublespeak, Nature Chemistry, 7, 533-534 (2015)
Scents and sensibility, Nature Chemistry, 7, 265-266 (2015)
Are Corporations Putting Feathers in Your Food? Slate Magazine, 18 February 2015
A molecule with a ring to it, Nature Chemistry, 7, 6-7 (2015)

Border Crossing, Chemical Heritage Magazine, Fall 2014/Winter 2015
Seeding crystallography, Nature Chemistry, 6, 842-844 (2014)
The write stuff, Nature Chemistry, 6, 555-556 (2014)
Attack of the clones, Nature Chemistry, 6, 267-268 (2014)
Laughing Matter, Nature Chemistry, 6, 1-2 (2014)

Take a number, Nature Chemistry, 5, 725-726 (2013) 

How to counteract chemophobia, Nature Chemistry, 5, 439-440 (2013)   

Felony Science, Slate, 3 May 2013

Tangible Assets, Nature Chemistry, 5, 147-148 (2013)

Don't take medical advice from the New York Times Magazine, Slate, 7 February 2013

Writing Bug, Chemical Heritage Magazine, Fall 2013/Winter 2013

Naming Names, Nature Chemistry, 4, 956-957 (2012)
Homemade Chemists, Nature Chemistry, 4, 687-688 (2012)
Chemical abstractions, Nature Chemistry, 4, 427-428 (2012)
Zen and the art of molecules, Nature Chemistry, 4, 142-144 (2012)

A quantum of history, Nature Chemistry, 3, 902-903 (2011)
Spellbound by books, Nature Chemistry, 3, 651-652 (2011) 
Sex and the citadel of science, Nature Chemistry, 3, 670-673 (2011)
Neolexia, Nature Chemistry, 3, 417-418 (2011)
Blogging on the sidelines, Nature Chemistry, 3, 183-184 (2011)

Selling science, Nature Chemistry, 2, 999-1000 (2010)
Urban legends of chemistry, Nature Chemistry, 2, 600-601 (2010)
Staging science, Nature Chemistry, 2, 338-339 (2010) 
Pressure to Preserve, in Open Laboratory 2009, B. Zivkovic and Scicurious, eds., 2010
Men of mystery, Nature Chemistry, 2, 68-70 (2010)

Back to basics, Nature Chemistry, 1, 681 (2009)
Mapping the two cultures, Nature Chemistry, 1, 591-592 (2009) 
Stretching topology, Nature Chemistry, 1, 334-335 (2009)
Table manners, Nature Chemistry, 1, 97-98 (2009)

Elemental MoThEr. in Parenting and Professing: Balancing Family Work with an Academic Career, ed. Rachel Hile-Basset, Vanderbilt University Press, June 2005 

 

Books 


Contributed six entries to Oxford Companion to Sweets, D. Goldstein, ed., Oxford University Press, 2015:  Starch, Colorings, Sugar of Lead, Biochemistry of Sugar, Yeast, Chemical Leaveners

Contributor to ACS Physical Chemistry Examination Study Guide, 2010, ACS Examinations Institute 

A Survival Guide for Physical Chemistry, M.M. Francl, Physics Curriculum & Instruction Press, 2001

Other Media

 
Introduction to Quantum Chemistry (podcast) 
Introduction to Quantum Chemistry (video casts and summaries of lectures)

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