But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects.

— Kenichi Fukui

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I was also interested in formulating the path of chemical reactions.


Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that - given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources and energy might threaten the unity of mankind - chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards securing a true peace on earth.


We think that it is the best scientists working in the frontier fields of science who are best able to judge what is good and what is bad - if any - in the application of their scientific research.


We pray that every field of science may contribute in bringing happiness - not disaster - to human beings.


The frontier orbital approach was further developed in various directions by my own group and many other scientists, both theoretical and experimental.

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