Chemistry Online

A list of links to useful online chemistry sites.

Blogs (this is just a selection – Chemical Blogspace has a far more comprehensive list)

Personal Blogs

Carbon-based Curiosities

Lamentations on Chemistry

Chemistry Blog

The Curious Wavefunction

Everyday Scientist

The Culture of Chemistry


Organic Prep Daily

In The Pipeline


Science Writers

Sciencebase Science Blog

Chemistry News

News from organisations

C&ENtral Science Chemical & Engineering News from the ACS “News, notes, and musings from C&EN”

Chemistry World Blog RSC’s Chemistry World “If you want news, opinions and discussion about the chemical sciences, it’s all here.”

The Sceptical Chymist “The Sceptical Chymist is a blog brought to you by the editors of Nature Chemistry – and also serves as a forum for our readers, authors and the entire chemical community.”


Blog Aggregator

Chemical Blogpace “Chemical blogspace collects data from tens of scientific chemistry blogs and then does useful and interesting things with it.”


Nature Chemistry

Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing

American Chemical Society

Open Science

Useful Chemistry

Useful Chem Wiki

The Synaptic Leap Blogs

Social Networking

MyRSC – “MyRSC is an online professional networking tool hosted by the Royal Society of Chemisty (UK) that can be used by individuals at all stages of their careers in the chemical sciences.”

Media (other media types – podcasts, videos etc)

The Periodic Table of Videos “Tables charting the chemical elements have been around since the 19th century – but this modern version has a short video about each one.”

Chemistry In Its Element “Chemistry World takes a whirlwind tour of the periodic table: each week a leading scientist or author tells the story behind a different element.”


ChemSpider “ChemSpider links together compound information across the web, providing free text and structure search access of millions of chemical structures.”

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