This issue of CHEMCOS brings us closer to one of the biggest names in organic chemistry. In Personalities, Prof. Roald Hoffmann shares his thoughts with the CHEMCOS team − ranging from his motivations to pursue chemistry, his collaboration with Robert Burns Woodward, and his experiences as a teacher.
Find out a bit about the recipients of the 2009 Nobel in Chemistry in this issue’s cover story. Learn about recent developments in research on schizophrenia, and how global warming could alter the earth’s tilt in In Focus. Scientific Verses explores lipid flippases, which facilitate phospholipid transport, and recently developed anti−fogging and self cleaning surfaces.