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“Death Will Surely Follow”

Posted: 7th November 2014 by Metal Chick in Grad School, Project Ideas, Things that are Metal

Once upon a time at Harvard, I was working on a review of the Death Cap mushroom¬†for the journal Mycologia, when I got distracted for half a year and wrote this popular science article for Slate¬†instead. Since starting my new grad program at Berkeley, I’ve picked this project back up and am slowly making progress. […]

Heavy Metal Music Chelator

Posted: 13th September 2014 by Metal Chick in Project Ideas
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I want a Heavy Metal Music Chelator to exist. From Wikipedia: “The chelate effect describes the enhanced affinity of chelating ligands for a metal ion compared to the affinity of a collection of similar nonchelating (monodentate) ligands for the same metal.” In other words, chelators bond to the metal atoms in various compounds and keep […]