The charm of the forgotten elements
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This episode centers on the work of Dr. Robert Gilliard, Jr. and his innovative exploration of the main-group elements. The discussion will convince you that innovation in synthetic chemistry is definitely not dead by highlighting Robert’s team’s work to leverage abundant, but non-traditional elements such as bismuth, beryllium and others to enable new chemistries and expand the toolset for tackling some of our biggest challenges as mankind. This is a must for anyone looking for proof that chemistry is alive and thriving!
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