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The Virtual Switch: Online Conferencing during COVID-19

When confronted with the sudden restrictions by Covid-19 measures, the organizers of the annual LOGIC conference had to make a quick decision: postpone, cancel or drastically adapt the event? They decided for the latter option, and ended up pushing forward their own vision of equity, diversity and inclusion in chemistry.

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Can a mini robotic laboratory help save the ocean?

A marine-based microbiology lab is making long-term remote monitoring of the sea possible

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The Periodic Table and the Lanthanides

2019 has been designated as the “International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements” (IYPT2019), celebrating the 150th anniversary of Mendeleev’s discovery of the system (1869).

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Lead: A Chameleon-Type Metal Ion. Its Use and Effects on Environment and Health

Lead is one of the oldest metals known to man and therefore it deserves special emphasis in the international year of the Periodic Table of the Elements (2019). Its essentiality has been discussed but not demonstrated, yet its toxicity has already been recognized by Greek and Arab scholars.

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