Run by Paul Bracher, this blog often considers organic chemistry in the real world--for example, what does it mean when a dry-cleaning business advertises that their products are non-toxic, and why is uric acid green in the ads for Uloric?

Update: First-Year Professor Craziness
by Paul Bracher over 4 years ago
Some Fantastic Christmas Presents
by Paul Bracher over 4 years ago

Chemical Crystallinity


Chemical Crystallinity is an organic chemistry blog with a focus on the details of synthesis, with digressions into the nature of science publishing.



ScienceBase, written by David Bradley, a science writer, is a science news blog with a focus on chemistry, including organic chemistry. It also has digressions into how science is done, the All Results Journal, and other topics of interest to anyone looking to go into science.

Sciencebase first tweets
by David Bradley over 4 years ago
Beer and bingo budget
by David Bradley over 4 years ago

Noel O'Blog


Noel O'Blog is about the use of math and computer programs in organic chemistry. It is a good blog for anyone looking to learn more about the computational side of organic chemistry

In memory of Jean-Claude Bradley Part II
by Noel O'Boyle almost 4 years ago
In memory of Jean-Claude Bradley
by Noel O'Boyle about 4 years ago

Dr. Landrie's Chemistry


This lecturer of organic chemistry is so infectiously passionate about teaching that he'll make students out of those who've already graduated. Chemistry takes on extra charms with his efforts.

My Recommended Model Sets
by Dr. Landrie over 4 years ago

Chemistry Blog


While this blog has a incredibly generic name, its content is certainly not bland. It is a multi-author blog written by chemists of in all fields who are mostly students in college. It posts chemistry news, chemistry jokes, and information about chemistry computing tools.

ACS LiveSlides: Another Step in Multimedia Science Publishing
by Kenneth Hanson over 2 years ago
The most cynical advice to graduate students from an assistant professor you’ll read
by mitch over 2 years ago

No Name, No Slogan Chemistry Blog


NNNS posts on new papers in chemistry, including topics like the effects of the deepwater spill and new syntheses for pharmaceuticals.

Synthetic Nature


This blog is all about synthesis, constantly posting on new syntheses of natural products and methodologies. While the syntheses can be complicating, seeing all those different processes may help advances students get a feel for chemical reactions in the real world.

Total Synthesis of Jiadifenolide
by syntheticnature over 3 years ago
Total Synthesis of Jiadifenolide
by syntheticnature over 3 years ago



Protein Crystallography is an important tool in many organic chemists and biochemists kit: it allows a clear look at the structure of proteins. P212121 is a blog about this necessary and useful technique.

Trevor Shipping
about 4 years ago
SDA-His-Leu-Trp-Ura Powder 10 x 0.5L
about 4 years ago

Naturalproductman's Blog


This blog posts the structure of molecules recently isolated from natural sources. The blogger's goal is to keep organic chemists in the loop about

(−)-Aspidophylline A synthesis
by naturalproductman over 2 years ago
Haliclonin A synthesis
by naturalproductman over 2 years ago

All Things Metathesis


All Things Metathesis is a blog that does one thing, and does it well: post information on metathesis, a way of using double bounds to react organic molecules together. If you are interested in learning more about metathesis, this is definitely the blog for you. It is run by a environmentally-friendly metathesis catalyst company.

New Work on Functionalized Polyethylene Models via Olefin Metathesis
by Ed Lehman over 2 years ago
Cooperative Organometallic and Enzymatic Transformations: Progress Marches On
by Noah Duffy over 2 years ago

Periodic Tabloid


As the name suggests, this blog is a news blog about chemistry, with notes on science education, women and science, and organic chemistry topics like replacements for toxic bisphenol-A. It is run by the Chemical Heritage Foundation

sciencefriday: The use of 3-D printers has opened up the...
over 2 years ago
Both medical science and society have long sought to categorize...
over 2 years ago

Carbon-Based Curiosities


This is a blog from an organic chemistry lab, which posts on equipment, personal life, and the rest of the things that come up when you work in a lab. Oh, and homemade scanning electron microscopes.

Puff the Mutant Dragon


Puff the Mutant Dragon writes fascinating explorations in the history of science, including organic chemistry, which the blogger explains at a level suitable to people who have nothing but basic chemistry. While this is a new blog, the series on chemical warfare is not to be missed.

Vaccination and the Republican presidential debate: where did THAT come from?
by puffthemutantdragon almost 3 years ago
Nuclear power and biofuel: The climate change debate we should be having
by puffthemutantdragon almost 3 years ago



MedChemBuzz is a multi-author news blog on news and recent papers on medicinal chemistry. While it is a bit jargon-filled, it also has clear diagrams, and is a good blog for those familiar with the industry.

In Vivo


In Vivo is a news blog about the pharmaceutical industry. While its chemistry content is sparse, this business information is of interest to anyone with a degree in organic chemistry who wants to go into drug creation, since this is the environment in which drugs are created.

IN VIVO Blog Is No More.
by Chris Trudeau about 3 years ago
Deals of the Week Takes Stock in M&A
by Paul Bonanos over 4 years ago

Experimental Error


While the author of this blog, FUG, is a chemist who just started working in industry, much of the content of experimental error is philosophical--but its philosophy from the perspective of someone trained in chemistry.

Different strokes for different folks
by FUG almost 4 years ago
A counter-intuitive rule
by FUG almost 4 years ago

Chemistry Central Blog


This is another blog associated with a science journal. However, Chemistry Central is an open-access journal--meaning that you do not have to pay to read it. Its blog focuses on open-access publishing, chemistry, and the academic world.

New Editorial Board member for Sustainable Chemical Processes
by Charlotte Hollingworth almost 4 years ago
Two new Editorial Board members join Sustainable Chemical Processes
by Charlotte Hollingworth almost 4 years ago

The Rheo Thing


Written by a polymer expert in industry, the Rheo thing is about plastics, sustainibility, and fun organic chemistry factoids.

Natural Exposure Testing and Pride
by John over 2 years ago
Oil Prices to Remain Low - For 10 Years?
by John over 2 years ago



medicinal chemistry blog providing drug discovery related information, research highlights, laboratory techniques..