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Master Organic Chemistry – The (Short) Video

Master Organic Chemistry – The (Short) Video

October 31, 2014

My friends at Simplifilm animated this short video describing what Master Organic Chemistry is for – in only 1 minute and 17 seconds. The animation is great – but we hired the cheapest voice-over guy we could find. ; – ) Watch it and let me know what you think! Related Posts:No Related Posts

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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 copyright infringement. The issue at stake is the alleged similarity between the brief scene of Matt Damon drawing the molecule ibogamine in the Oscar-winning 1997 […]

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We Sponsored A Cat!

We Sponsored A Cat!

November 29, 2013

As a result of the recent webinar “Everything I Know About Stereochemistry I Learned From Cats”, we raised enough money to sponsor a cat from Safe Haven For Cats, a no-kill animal shelter in Raleigh, North Carolina.  I got this message in the mail from the cat we sponsored, “Newman”, which kind of seems like […]

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Happy Belated National Cat Day

November 1, 2013

Because I suck at marketing, I missed out on a golden opportunity to promote my blog on Wednesday, which was National Cat Day.  Look at this picture loyal reader Sharon sent me: her cat Ransom, surrounded by enantiocats, diastereocats, and constitutional isocats! But that doesn’t mean that the cat ship has entirely sailed. This Sunday […]

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Organic Reaction Flashcards Version 2.0 Is Here!

Organic Reaction Flashcards Version 2.0 Is Here!

May 10, 2013

Do you ever study by making flashcards of reactions? You might recall that a few months ago Rich Apodaca (of Metamolecular) and myself released the first version of The Organic Reactions Flashcard App for iPhone, a mobile app for learning organic chemistry reactions. That initial version of Flashcards was pretty basic – 25 reactions and […]

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Pardon The Interruption

Pardon The Interruption

February 5, 2013

  Sorry about that – the website has been down, on and off, for the past two days, but things finally seem to be operational again. Sometime in the middle of last week, the video section stopped working. Then, people were telling me they couldn’t download summary sheets. Finally, on Saturday, I thought I would […]

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Boring public service announcement

October 29, 2012

MOC is growing in traffic (yea!) but that means that the hamsters inside my current server are running at the brink of exhaustion. I’m migrating/upgrading to a new server service, so no posts for a few days until this gets settled. Hopefully by next week page load times should be snappier too. – MGMT   […]

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#ChemCoach : Online Organic Chemistry Tutor

October 25, 2012

For any readers who are interested in chemistry as a career, blogger SeeArrOhh of Just Like Cooking is running a blogging carnival called #ChemCoach where chemists talk about their careers and how they got there. If you’re at all interested in the huge variety of jobs that people with a chemistry background do, I highly […]

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10@10/10/10

October 10, 2010

This is a self indulgent post. Today, October 10, 2010, marks the 10th anniversary of the day I became an organic chemist. Life works in mysterious ways. October 1999, I was miserable. I was finishing up a master’s degree in inorganic chemistry and was telling anyone who would listen that 1) I would never, ever […]

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