February 12, 2004
Molecules with silly names
"Here we'll show you some real molecules that have unusual, ridiculous or downright silly names" (one pic NSFW?)
13 years ago
Noooooooooo... Cummingtonite gets my vote for best belly laugh.
Torn between Sonic Hedgehog or George and Bi-George.
Sonic hedgehog (Shh)
seems a bit of a cheat. One could fill many pages with
genetics. I want to compound George with Curious Chloride. Someday I hope to read of a flavone extracted from the surface of gold teeth-- the flava-flavone. Until then, the image haunts me every time I read of a flavonoid.
I like the bucky ball best.
I thought the bucky ball was from a censored "Get Fuzzy" comic...