Freebies and Samples
- Modeling Expertise
- 3D visualization of your favorite molecule. EMail the name or
structure of a molecule (one
small molecule per customer, please) to:
Your molecule will be built as a computer model, a reasonable geometry
optimized, and the result returned to you via
email in the form of a GIF image (or as a .pdb molecule file if you
- Introductory consultation. Expertise on the application of computational chemistry methods is provided free during the first contact: answers to questions in an email query, or the first phone contact (up to an hour of consulting).
- Public Service
- Chamot Labs is concerned with the threat to public safety posed by the missuse of cell phones while driving. As a public service, we have designed a "Distracted Drivers Crash!" bumper sticker. The interest in this sticker has been gratifying: free stickers sent in response to requests (90/day at one point) from 40 states and 4 foreign countries, including 2 non-English speaking ones! Unfortunately our supply has run out, so as of February 13th we have had to discontinue free distribution of this bumper sticker. If you like our design, you can still get it by ordering one (or more) from MakeStickers.com. Just specify "sticker design number 071010105374".
NHTSA estimates that driver distraction and inattention from all sources contribute to 20-25 percent of police reported crashes - about 1.5 million crashes per year.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2005
A new evaluation by the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis (HCRA) estimates that the use of cell phones by drivers may result in approximately 2,600 deaths, 330,000 injuries, and 1.5 million instances of property damage in America per year. But because the data on cell phone use by motorists are still limited, the range of uncertainty is wide. The estimate of fatalities ranges between 800 and 8,000, and the estimate of injuries is between 100,000 and 1 million.
- Harvard Center for Risk Analysis study, 2002
Those engaged in cell phone conversations:
- University of Utah research, 2002
These deficits were equivalent for both hand-held and hands-free cell phone users
- missed twice as many simulated traffic signals as when they were not talking on the cell phone.
- took longer to react to those signals that they did detect.