Department of Chemistry

Lecture Series

350: The Most Important Number in the World

350: The Most Important Number in the World

Mr. Bill McKibben
April 10, 2014
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Going After Fluoride Anions in Water

Going After Fluoride Anions in Water: From Drinking Water Analysis to Cancer Imaging

Dr. Francois Gabbai
February 11, 2014
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The Chemistry of Cooking: Why Chemists Make the Best Chefs (or should)

The Chemistry of Cooking: Why Chemists Make the Best Chefs (or should)

Dr. Nancy Mills
October 30, 2013
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Designing a Sustainable Tomorrow

Designing a Sustainable Tomorrow

Dr. Paul Anastas
October 7, 2013
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SpongeBob, Caner, and Molecular Engineering

SpongeBob, Cancer, and Molecular Engineering

Dr. Daniel Romo
April 15, 2013
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Hydrogen to Copernicium: The World of Chemistry

Hydrogen to Copernicium: The World of Chemistry on Stamps

Dr. Daniel Rabinovich
April 16, 2012
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Chemistry and the Greehouse Effect in Climate Science

Chemistry and the Greehouse Effect in Climate Science

Dr. Gerald R. North
February 21, 2012
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Can Science Shape Art or Art Shape Science?

Can Science Shape Art or Art Shape Science?

Dr. Catalina Achim
November 11, 2011
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Where Stuff Comes From Now and in the Future: Feedstocks and Energy for the Chemical Industry

Where Stuff Comes From Now and in the Future: Feedstocks and Energy for the Chemical Industry

Dr. James C. Stevens
September 19, 2011
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Glucose Metabolism in Living Things

Glucose Metabolism in Living Things

Dr. Mark Lenox
November 2, 2010
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The Global Energy Challenge

The Global Energy Challenge

Dr. Daniel Nocera
October 26, 2010
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Powering the Planet with Solar Fuel

Powering the Planet with Solar Fuel

Dr. Harry B. Gray
April 27, 2010
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Poster: Big Fights in Little Medicines

Big Fights in Little Medicines: Using Nano Against Cancer

Dr. Eric Simanek
February 8, 2010
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Crossing Boundaries: Chemistry of Art

Crossing Boundaries: Chemistry of Art

G. A. Russell, Ph.D.
October 26, 2009
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Emergency Relief Systems

Emergency Relief Systems: Using Thermodynamics to Protect Process Equipment from Overpressure

Nancy Faulk, Ph.D.
September 22, 2009
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Chemistry Never Tasted This Good!

Chemistry Never Tasted This Good!

Mitch Siegert
April 20, 2009
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Traveling the Nano Road of Science, Art & Discovery

Traveling the Nano Road of Science, Art & Discovery

Donald A. Tomalia, Ph.D.
March 10, 2009
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Dating the Native American Peyote Tradition: Past and Present

Dating the Native American Peyote Tradition: Past and Present

Professor Marvin Rowe
February 17, 2009
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Down to Earth Chemistry: Improving Global Health with Clay Minerals

Down to Earth Chemistry: Improving Global Health with Clay Minerals

Professor Timothy D. Phillips
November 12, 2008
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Smart Polymers: Teaching Molecules to Stay, Go and Fetch

Smart Polymers: Teaching Molecules to Stay, Go and Fetch

Professor David Bergbreiter
October 29, 2008
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Nuclear chemistry and dirty bombs

Nuclear Chemistry and Dirty Bombs

Dr. Abraham Clearfield
April 8, 2008
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Nautical archeology and conservation

Nautical Archeology and Conservation

Jim Jobling, M.A.
March 18, 2008
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The General Chemistry of Wine and Spirits

The General Chemistry of Wine and Spirits

Robert Rex, Winemaker
February 19, 2008
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Crystals Full of Nothing for Clean Energy

Crystals Full of Nothing for Clean Energy

Dr. Omar Yaghi
April 16, 2007
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Chemistry & the Air we Breathe: A Molecular View of the Atmosphere

Chemistry & the Air we Breathe: A Molecular View of the Atmosphere

Dr. Simon North
March 20, 2007
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controlling white tail deer populations

Chemistry of Love: Controlling White Tail Deer Populations

Dr. Roel Lopez
February 28, 2007
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How to Think Like a Scientist

How to Think Like a Scientist

Professor Gregory Benford
November 6, 2006
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Gold: A Special Metal from Antiquity

Gold: A Special Metal from Antiquity

Professor John Fackler, Jr.
October 16, 2006
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Fossil Humans and the Anthropologists Who Date Them

Fossil Humans and the Anthropologists Who Date Them

Sheela Athreya
September 12, 2006
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Chemistry matters in the land of penguins

The Science of Antarctica: Chemistry Matters in the Land of the Penguin

Dr. Mahlon C. Kennicut II
March 28, 2006
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Chemistry at the Environmental Contaminants Laboratory of Texas Parks and Wildlife

Chemistry at the Environmental Contaminants Laboratory of Texas Parks and Wildlife

Dr. David Klein
March 9, 2006
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Diagnosing and Treating Cancer with General Chemistry: A Role for Innovations in Imaging

Diagnosing and Treating Cancer with General Chemistry: A Role for Innovations in Imaging

Dr. Ralph Mason
February 2, 2006
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