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Not a Dry Eye in the House

Yesterday I glanced through the list of drugs approved by the FDA in Q2 2023. One in particular, Miebo,1 -developed by Bausch and Lomb- made me sit up and stare. The compound is a partially fluorinated alkane (1-(Perfluorohexyl)octane, Figure 1) and is administered directly into the eye as a neat, anhydrous liquid to treat dry

PerFected Cubane

In the spring of 1940, John Archibald Wheeler, eminent theoretical physicist, called up his then PhD student, Richard Feynman (generally regarded as the most famous modern-age physicist) and said “Feynman- perhaps there’s only one electron in the Universe” a single entity moving backwards and forwards in time. If true it would be one hard working

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