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Open Notebook Science Using Blogs and Wikis


The first half is a summary of how the Bradley group at Drexel University is doing Open Notebook Science with the UsefulChem project to synthesize and test novel anti-malarial compounds. Graduate student Dave Strumfels' code to compute kinetics from JCAMP NMR reaction profiles is then highlighted. Finally screenshots are shown of a building on Nature Island in Second Life where Beth Ritter-Guth and Eloise Pasteur have helped to set up a poster room with NMR spectra, molecules and an organic chemistry quiz that can be activated by clicking on an obelisk.

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Correspondence to Jean-Claude Bradley.

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Bradley, JC. Open Notebook Science Using Blogs and Wikis. Nat Prec (2007).

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