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Chemical catalyst turns ‘trash’ to ‘treasure’

Carol Clark profiles the Davies Group with a focus on a recent Nature paper, the latest in a series demonstrating the ability to use a dirhodium catalyst to selectively functionalize C-H bonds in a streamlined manner, while also maintaining virtually full control of the three-dimensional shape of the molecules produced.Continue readingChemical catalyst turns ‘trash’ to ‘treasure’

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Chemistry synthesizes radical overhaul of undergraduate curriculum

Emory is one of the first major research universities to completely overhaul how it teaches chemistry, from introductory courses to capstone senior seminars. The new curriculum, called Chemistry Unbound, is supported by a $1.2 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.Continue readingChemistry synthesizes radical overhaul of undergraduate curriculum