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Who are Bestys?

StemcoSep 23, 20222 min read
Who are Bestys?

Besty is a good friend, in fact, the best friend. A friend you can trust. A good listener. A good counselor. In our world of meaning, Besty is also someone who has embarked on a journey of ‘Best Yourself’. Best…

The unusual link between fossil fuels and batteries

Bloger-StemcoMar 19, 20223 min read
The unusual link between fossil fuels and batteries

The lithium-ion battery is undoubtedly one of the most important inventions in the last century. So important was this technology that the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019 was awarded to the scientists that contributed to its development. Whether it…

Double aromaticity? Sigma and pi aromaticity reported in an organoselenium compound

Bloger-StemcoMar 13, 20224 min read
Double aromaticity? Sigma and pi aromaticity reported in an organoselenium compound

In 2018, Furukawa et al. published an article in Nature Communications Chemistry which aroused great interest in the world of chemists. In his article, he reported the synthesis of an organoselenium cationic species (shown below), which he claimed exhibits double…

An introduction to molecular orbital theory

Bloger-StemcoMar 11, 20227 min read
An introduction to molecular orbital theory

What is MO Theory? Beginner learners of more advanced organic chemistry would certainly have encountered molecular orbital theory in some form, and may even have developed a certain aversion or fear of this powerful theory. No doubt, the intricacies of…

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