The Quest To Make Any Molecule: Total Synthesis with Hosea Nelson — Speaking of Chemistry

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Reactions Science Videos | September 15, 2016

Speaking of Chemistry caught up with UCLA’s Hosea Nelson to learn about how chemists are trying to copy nature for a brighter future.

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