SK185 – Molecules, Medicines and Drugs

Great excitement when I got home on Friday night (or should that be Saturday morning) after a relaxing few drinks at our monthly choir social, and found a parcel waiting for me.

Despite the lateness of the hour, I had to rip open the box of materials for my new Open University course, amongst them a molecular modelling kit.

This little beastie is an aspirin molecule – black balls represent carbon, red ones are oxygen, and the white ones, hydrogen.

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2 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    I’m impressed. Some folk would go for a real asprin after a night on the town, but Heron gets down to molecular level. That’s commitment right there.

  2. Anonymous says:

    More toys! Where will all these books go? Sounds like an interesting course – good for keeping the grey cells active.

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