ACS Axial offers new blog posts for chemists every day. But it isn’t the only great blog for chemists out there. As a service to readers, we occasionally highlight the best chemistry blogs.
Check out our list of the best chemistry blogs. Each blog on this list is worth a bookmark:
- this chemistry blog uses colorful graphics to explore everything from important moments in the history of chemistry to the surprising chemistry of everyday objects. Recent posts delve into the origins of , the and even the history of the . Whatever your field, the site is full of interesting trivia that is delightfully arranged.
- Reading is like chatting with the most interesting person at a party. You never know what the next topic of conversation will be. This chemistry blog is equally likely to cover , , the , or even . This chemistry blog may not update as often as some of the others on this list, but author See Arr Oh’s witty observations are always worth a click.
- At , Dr. Kat Day takes a closer look at the chemicals people encounter in their daily lives. The posts on this chemistry blog dispel junk science with aplomb and dry wit. Recent posts look at the science of , the surprising history of , and even a fun (if ultimately unsuccessful) campaign to .
- Being able to explain why your research matters can help your work get the attention it deserves, yet many chemists struggle in this area. One of the simplest ways to start honing your communications skills is by reading the blog. Here you’ll find tips , , and holding your own in an . In addition to regular posts, there are videos, guides and even a handy supply of gifs for punctuating your online posts.
Is your favorite chemistry blog missing from this list? Share your pick for the best chemistry blogs in the comments and it may be included in a future installment of this series on the best chemistry blogs everyone should bookmark.
The views expressed in this post on the best chemistry blogs are solely those of the author and do not constitute an endorsement from the American Chemical Society.
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