Sindhu Mathai

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The Rh(II)-catalyzed reaction of dimethyl diazomalonate with aryl aldehydes and beta-nitrostyrenes results in the formation of highly substituted tetrahydrofurans. The reaction may be considered to involve the Huisgen dipolar cycloaddition of the carbonyl ylide, generated from the dicarbomethoxycarbene and the aldehyde, to the beta-nitrostyrene. The(More)
What are usually mentioned as goals of science education—1) acquisition of scientific knowledge, and 2) fostering scientific attitude and mentality—cannot be the aims of general science education. These two aims should of course be essential ingredients of general science education. But they are aims that should be pursued in secondary schools, and are(More)
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