April Fools

New IUPAC Rules Make Molecular Names More Pronounceable, Friendlier

April 1, 2016

Bowing to pressure from consumer products companies facing a growing public relations nightmare over chemical ingredients in food, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has made sweeping change…

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In Speech, Obama Expresses Concern Over Growing Electron Inequality

In Speech, Obama Expresses Concern Over Growing Electron Inequality

April 1, 2015

WASHINGTON – In a speech at a black-tie meeting of the Periodic Table of the Elements last night, President Obama called on all atoms to share their electrons more equally. “Electron inequality represent…

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Goodwill Notoriously Absent In Miramax, MOC Lawsuit

Goodwill Notoriously Absent In Miramax, MOC Lawsuit

April 1, 2014

Special to MOC from Variety HOLLYWOOD, CA – Mirimax Entertainment announced today that they are suing educational organic chemistry website Master Organic Chemistry for an undisclosed amount in damages, citing c…

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Proton Bank In Crisis: Fate of Mechanisms Uncertain

Proton Bank In Crisis: Fate of Mechanisms Uncertain

April 1, 2013

NICOSIA, Cyprus – The banking crisis in Cyprus deepened over the weekend, as the Proton Bank, a lender with 31 branches in Greece and Cyprus, announced that it was  on the brink of insolvency. After poring over…

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