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Mapping of IFCC-IUPAC laboratory coding system to SNOMED CT

Mapping of IFCC-IUPAC laboratory coding system to SNOMED CT In many countries a translation and adaptation of the SNOMED CT clinical terminology is being considered, is planned, or has been initiated, for use in national health IT systems and communications. The SNOMED CT core terminology does not support all of the needs for laboratory information […]

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Spain celebrates its year of science honoring Mendeleev

Spain celebrates its year of science honoring Mendeleev Javier Garcia-Martinez [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Chemistry weeks are wonderful opportunities to promote and raise public awareness about, and appreciation for, chemistry. In some countries, they are quite popular, some even have been institutionalized and are on our calendar every fall. In general, they prove to be quite successful. […]

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The Periodic Table: Its Story and Significance

The Periodic Table: Its Story and Significance Herbert D. Kaesz The Periodic Table: Its Story and Significance Eric Scerri, Oxford Univ. Press, 2006 xxii + 346 pp. ISBN 0195305736 The form of the periodic table arouses strong partisan feelings. This was evidenced when the Commission on Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry of IUPAC decided to resolve […]