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Enough for One Lifetime: Wallace Carothers, Inventor of Nylon
The first full biography of the man whom Roger Adams called the greatest chemist in America. Carothers took an infant science called polymer chemistry, defined it, and guided it toward its present maturity. Hermes tells the story of Carothers's sudden dramatic research successes—the discoveries that led to neoprene and nylon—and his relentless slide into depression, alcohol, and suicide, through revealing letters to his professional colleagues, family, and college classmates.
Transmutations: Alchemy in Art, Selected Works from the Eddleman and Fisher Collections at CHF
Polymers and People: An Informal History
From Vital Force to Structural Formulas
Innovation Frontiers in Industrial Chemistry: A Report on the Third Annual CHF-SCI Innovation Day, Warren G. Schlinger Symposium
A History of the International Chemical Industry (2nd edition)
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