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Robert Bird

Information Scientist, CAS

Robert Bird is an Information Scientist at CAS. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from M.I.T. in 1993 and an M.S. in Organic Chemistry from Harvard University in 1995. He has been at CAS in Columbus, Ohio since 1997.

Latest Content from Robert Bird

Bioorthogonal chemistry glycan depiction

December 6, 2021

Bioorthogonal chemistry: exploring the importance of sugars in the cell

Bioorthogonal chemistry has a wide range of applications in science and medicine, and has been used to progress research significantly in recent years. In addition to propelling the field of glycosylation forward through the discovery of glycoRNAs, it has shown promising applications in drug delivery and drug targeting.

Nobel Prize medal photo

September 30, 2021

Predicting the 2021 Chemistry Nobel Prize winners

While many factors play a role in the committee’s decision on who will win the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, ingenuity, citations, and patent activity for their work must be considered.

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August 4, 2021

Weak Bonds – the Hidden Power Within Combustible Chemicals

On the anniversary of the industrial accident and explosion in Beirut, this blog focuses on the role of ammonium nitrate and how weak bonds in certain chemicals can lead to instability and explosions.