Searching for Christmas Presents?

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The countdown to Christmas has started ...

  • Still looking for that perfect Christmas present for the chemist in your life?
  • No ideas for what to get your lab mates? and Wiley/Wiley-VCH Editors recommend Christmas presents with a scientific flavor.



Games & Toys

Periodic Table Building Blocks

For the smallest of chemists.

Matteo Cavalleri, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry

Magnetic Thinking Putty

Two fun things in one!

David Peralta, ChemistryOpen

Elements Top Trumps

A chemistry card game with fascinating facts about the elements. It’s a great way to have fun and learn. Recommended for ages seven and up.

Sarah Millar, Chemistry – A European Journal

The Art of Science Advanced Trivia Game

Prove your knowledge in chemistry, biology, physics and mathematics.

Michael Rowan, ChemCatChem

Salt Water Car

Environmentally friendly fuel cell engine car kit. It will teach children about clean energy.

Sarah Millar, Chemistry – A European Journal



For the Kitchen

Caffeine Molecule Coffee Mug

Because you can never have too much C8H10N4O2.

Michael Rowan, ChemCatChem

Test Tube Spice Rack

Lab-inspired spice rack, includes rack, five test tubes, stoppers, and stickers.

Sarah Millar, Chemistry – A European Journal

Science Cookie Cutters

Test tube, flask, beaker, and atom.

Matteo Cavalleri, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry

Periodic Table Cutting Board

The perfect gift for anyone who just likes a little chemistry in the kitchen.

Michael Rowan, ChemCatChem

Chemist Cocktail Kit

Includes 1 L mixing flask, cork stopper, and laboratory/recipe notebook.

Sarah Millar, Chemistry – A European Journal



Jewellery & Decor

DNA and RNA Base Pairs Friendship Necklace

Celebrate your "bond" with someone special with these complementary DNA base pair necklaces.

Richard Threlfall, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry

3D Printed Crystal Structure Model

Print your favorite crystal or molecule directly from crystallographic data.

Stephen Horner, Angewandte Chemie

Schrödinger's cat

Schrödinger's Cat Earring

Based on the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment, the earrings include a live and a dead cat.

Matteo Cavalleri, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry



Home & Garden

Periodic Table of Elements Blanket

Beautiful, old fashioned-looking Periodic Table on a very warm blanket.

John Uhlrich, Energy Technology

Periodic Table Duvet Set

For those who want to sleep among the elements.

David Peralta, ChemistryOpen




The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology

Learn all about DNA, RNA, proteins, amino acids, and more.

Michael Rowan, ChemCatChem

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd.

Theresa Kueckmann, Chemistry – An Asian Journal

Proof: The Science of Booze

This book puts our alcoholic history under the microscope, from our ancestors' accidental discovery of fermented drinks to cutting-edge laboratory research.

Michael Rowan, ChemCatChem

The Flavour Thesaurus

For foodie chemists who want to find out the perfect pairings for almost any ingredient and why these combinations work in the first place.

David Peralta, ChemistryOpen

breaking bad

Baking Bad: A Parody in a Cookbook

A cookbook full of baked delights, each in reference to the story of the hit TV series.

Michael Rowan, ChemCatChem



Not exactly chemistry, but great black-and-white illustrations explaining the inner workings of our brain.

Vera Koester,

Calendar featuring female role models in science


Calendar featuring female role models in science.

Matteo Cavalleri, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry




Biscuit Science Shirt

I will do science to it.

Michael Rowan, ChemCatChem

Heavy Metals T-Shirt

Rock out with your favorite elements.

John Uhlrich, Energy Technology

Baking is Science for Hungry People Shirt

If baking ain't the tastiest science there is ...

Michael Rowan, ChemCatChem


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Chemistry Views wrote:

...and another toy

Mario Müller, Wiley-VCH

Thu Dec 04 13:27:22 UTC 2014

Chemistry Views wrote:

... and some more jewellery

Sarah Millar, Chemistry – A European Journal

Mon Dec 01 16:59:24 UTC 2014

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