I’d say Jun Shi, a graduate student in Baran’s group at The Scripps Research Institute, was pretty well prepared for that internal group meeting that apparently took place on April 17, 2010. Judging by these slides, which I accidently just stumbled upon via Google, I’d say she was very well prerpared. Amazing work—Thank you!
I think the most tedious part of preparing a manuscript for publication is the proof-reading. It’s a dirty job, but someone’s gotta do it. If not done properly, you risk world-class typos like this to slip through.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 4252-4257. (Available here.)
P.S. For the record, the generic phrase is [...]
I have a weak spot for new, SIMPLE and potentially powerful transformations.
I am certainly not alone, and I am certainly not the first to confess to this preference. Some call it Occam’s razor, others the KISS principle (Keep it simple, stupid). The origin is tracable even to Aristotle (who lived some 3-400 years [...]