Analytical chemistry

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    Investigating the secrets of the Stradivarius

    1 July 2005

    For the past 200 years violin makers around the world have sought to produce violins that would rival those of Stradivari and Guarneri made during 1700-50.

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    Analytical chemistry makes the news

    1 March 2005

    University departments traditionally divided chemistry into inorganic, organic and physical subsets, with analytical chemistry sitting somewhere in between. But this is changing. The teaching of analytical chemistry is currently undergoing a renaissance in many universities.

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    The fight against food adulteration

    1 March 2005

    Today's quality control of the food and drinks industry is thanks to pioneering work started in the 19th century