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AsCA - 16th Conference of the Asian Crystallographic Association

  CCDC will be exhibiting at AsCA in December this year.  AsCA 2019 serves to showcase rapid developments of crystallography in the...

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Building a complete picture

Completeness is an important measure of data integrity and is essential to capture all relevant information about an experiment. This also helps ensur...

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Announcing the winner of the 2019 CSD 3D print contest

This year’s 3D print contest was one of best so far with eight very impressive entries! The winner is chosen from all the entries submitted via ...

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Today's element of the Periodic Table is Gallium. It's the 31st element and it was discovered in 1871. Gallium will melt in your hand (at 29.76 deg.C) but doesn't boil until 2204 deg.C, giving it the greatest temperature range of any liquid element. https://t.co/XKUmMNZIRo https://t.co/P86vsssQFV

7/12/2019 12:15

Only a week to go until AsCA in Singapore. We will run a workshop on the 17th December – venue S13-M-08, to provide training on Crystal Engineering applications of the CSD, and associated software, with real case studies. Find the programme here https://t.co/VnpKtxQzp8 https://t.co/xboglxmfYA

6/12/2019 11:02

#FeaturedStructureFriday is sodium bicarbonate #OnThisDay in 1742, Nicolas Leblanc was born who invented a method of making sodium bicarbonate, The LeBlanc Process. The structure shown (CSD Entry: UDOREM02, https://t.co/XQRnYHzPKj) was published by Frank Fronczek. https://t.co/5j2RtKKyw1

6/12/2019 9:45