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  • Search domains:  .edu, .gov, .org
  • Search pages updated recently
  • Search a phrase:  "smart clothing"
  • Search a region:  Sweden

 

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

General Websites

Specific Aspects

  • American Elements -- Detailed information on all chemical elements
  • ChemAlliance -- "Regulatory information for the chemical process industries."
  • Chemical Database -- Search for chemicals by name, formula, or CAS number
  • ChemSpider -- Chemical structure database from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Search by chemical name or structure.
  • Common Chemistry -- Search by name or CAS number
  • eMolecules -- Chemical name, formula, & structure searching (formerly Chmoogle)
  • Green Chemistry Institute -- From the American Chemical Society
  • Molecule of the Month -- Many molecule listings, with substantial background information
  • SMILES -- Links & information covering the SMILES chemical nomenclature
  • Web Elements -- Periodic table, from University of Sheffield, England

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