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Sherlock’s Periodic Table

Was the Blog the only one to spot the periodic table on Sherlock Holmes’s bedroom wall, in the brilliant new 21st-century Sherlock on BBC TV? The dashing Sherlock, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, shows he is not only a man of science, but a man of chemistry, in the first two episodes of the second series, […]

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Perfect Chemical Presents No 7 – The Lego Cuff Links

Our own Rebecca C has been doing some seasonal shopping and writes to the Blog …   “Knowing the Blog’s love of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) Lego, even with the current self imposed diet, I couldn’t help but notice these cuff links while browsing the internet for Christmas gifts over the weekend!! I think they’re the perfect […]

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Biodegradable Pudding Bin Bags

The Blog is enjoying a two-week end of year break, using up all the holiday days which should have been used up during the summer but somehow weren’t. Nevertheless, it’s hard to resist sharing another advance in the world of plastics.   Biodegradable pudding bin bags are apparently on sale at Nigel’s Eco Store, and […]

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Freebies – come and get’em

Chemical conference-goers are always partial to a free gift or two. The ICIS suite at EPCA is piled high as usual with small toys and executive gizmos bearing the ICIS logo, and suitably sized to be easily stuffed into a conference delegate bag. I’m very impressed with this year’s tastefully discreet ICIS passport covers, which […]

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