Randy Wedin has published more than 100 feature articles and columns in trade magazines and newsletters on subjects related to biotechnology, public understanding of chemistry, and pollution prevention. In addition, he has written annual reports, speeches, book chapters, and content for web sites. Here is a partial list of his scientific and technical publications, with some links to writing samples and clips. See below for a list of scientific and technical publications from Wedin's days as a research scientist. In addition to his scientific and technical writing, Randy Wedin has published essays, op-ed pieces, and creative nonfiction on subjects such as fatherhood, sports, and politics. See below for a partial list of his non-technical publications, with some links to writing samples and clips.

Articles and Columns in Magazines

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Chemistry is a magazine published for over 200,000 American Chemical Society Members, Student Affiliates, and those interested in learning more about the chemical sciences and the American Chemical Society.  Wedin has written articles and columns for this publication including:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today's Chemist at Work, published by the American Chemical Society from 1988 to 2004, was distributed to 120,000 chemists and chemical engineers worldwide, primarily in industry.  Wedin has written more than 20 columns and feature articles for this magazine, including:

 

 

 

 

 

Modern Drug Discovery, published by the American Chemical Society from 1998 to 2004, was distributed to 50,000 scientists in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Wedin has written feature articles and columns for this magazine, including: 

  • "The Human Genome: A Race to the Finish?" (Nov./Dec. 1998)
  • "SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms) are Serious Business" (Nov./Dec. 1998)
  • "Taming the Monster Haystack: The Challenge of Compound Management" (Jan./Feb. 1999)
  • "Bright Ideas for High-Throughput Screening" (May/June 1999)
  • "Visual Data Mining Speeds Drug Discovery" (Sept./Oct. 1999)

 

 

 

Chemical & Engineering News is the newsmagazine of the chemical world,  published weekly by the  American Chemical Society.  Wedin has written book reviews and articles for this publication including:                                                              

"Happy Birthday to the Pill", a book review of two new books about the birth control pill.

 

 

 

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the academic world's No. 1 source of news and information. Published weekly, The Chronicle is read by more than 450,000 college and university administrators and faculty members.

"Parenting: Maybe It Is Rocket Science", an essay on balancing work and family, integrating science and parenting.

 

Scientific and Technical Research Publications:

Essays, op-ed articles, and interviews on non-scientific subjects (including fatherhood, sports, humor):

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