International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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365 Molecules Who Changed Chemistry

Activity by Rodrigo Souza   |   added on Jun 12, 2010   |   Brazil Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Brazilian Chemical Society

We are planning to celebrate each day of the International Year of Chemistry in Brazil with a different molecule who changed in some way chemistry.

    The  committee of the International Year of  Chemistry in Brazil invites you to submit suggestions of molecules that  changed the chemistry. We are looking for 365 molecules, one for each day of the  international year of chemistry, that will be featured on the website of the International Year of Chemistry in Brazil ( starting on  January 1st -2011.

Topic: organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry Audience: general public, school children, students, tertiary education, educators, decision makers, professional chemists, regional, secondary schools


Dionisia Jeronimo | Jul 06, 2010 11:54PM




sodium chloride

Gerardo Ruiz | Jul 14, 2010 09:38AM


Silicon Dioxide

Fulminic Acid (F. Kurzer, Fulminic Acid in the History of Organic Chemistry. J. Chem. Educ. 2000, 77,7; p. 851,  available  here)

Marcus Vinícius Juliaci Rocha | Jul 22, 2010 06:24PM





Ramesh Gupta | Sep 21, 2010 02:54PM

"Taurine" the wonder, molecule in health and happiness

Ramesh Gupta


Claudio R Silva | Jan 08, 2011 11:04PM


Urea (synthesis) - (Vital Force Theory - down)


Luciferin - (Bioluminescence)

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