Books et al.Chemistry

The Matter Factory

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Science  14 Aug 2015:
Vol. 349, Issue 6249, pp. 697
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad0929

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Arguing that changes in  laboratory design were critical to enabling the progress of chemistry, Peter J.T. Morris explores the origins and evolution of the chemistry laboratory, from medieval alchemy dens through today's state-of-the-art facilities in this unusual and engaging history.