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  • Book cover - Chemistry3


    7 November 2013

    This book introduces the three traditional areas of inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. It is aimed at those in the first year of UK university chemistry courses.

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    Medicinal chemistry: the modern drug discovery process

    2 September 2013

    An introduction to the development of new drugs, well suited to undergraduates studying medicinal chemistry and the pharmaceutical sciences, particularly those at the beginning of their studies

  • Clothing displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    Textile conservation

    1 May 2013

    Anita Quye explains how to look after fragile fabrics for future generations

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    BP launches scholarship programme for STEM students

    1 November 2012

    BP, one of the UK's leading graduate recruiters, has launched a new scholarship programme for talented science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) undergraduates in the UK.

  • A healthy meal
    The Mole

    Tasty chemistry

    1 September 2012

    Josh Howgego discovers the chemistry of food with Peter Barham, the scientist–cook who trains world-class chefs

  • 2R-amino-45-hydroxy-5-hexynoic acid, 2R-amino-5-hexynoic acid and γguanidinobutyric acid

    Toxic amino acids

    1 July 2012

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.

  • A sea cucumber, which contains vanadium in its blood pigment


    1 May 2012

    When the Earth moves so does the price of vanadium

  • A student observing a science experiment

    The hydrolysis of 2-bromo-2-methylpropane

    1 March 2012

    A one hour experiment to determine the order of the reaction and show that it follows an SN1 mechanism

  • Pumpkins and gourds

    Protecting chemical innovations

    1 January 2012

    Researchers can protect their chemical inventions from competitors with patents but this is a long and complex process which needs expert guidance

  • Interstitial oxide ions

    Clean energy

    1 September 2011

    Tom Westgate meets some chemists working towards a fossil fuel-free future