The Chemistry Book: From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry

The Chemistry Book: From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry

by Derek B Lowe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454911807
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 02/09/2016
Series: Sterling Milestones
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 513,343
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Since 1989, chemist Derek B. Lowe, has worked for several major pharmaceutical companies on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, cancer, and other diseases. After receiving his PhD in chemistry from Duke University, he was awarded a Humboldt fellowship to do postdoctoral research in Germany and has since handled almost 50 elements of the Periodic table. His columns on organic and medicinal chemistry are featured in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Chemistry World, and he has served on the advisory board for Chemical & Engineering News. Having written daily for the popular “In the Pipeline” blog (pipeline.corante.com) for over 12 years, Lowe is also a science blog pioneer with 6,000-plus Twitter followers. He lives in MA.

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