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7 January 2014
Life's molecular origins might not be preserved in the fossil record but, as Laura Howes finds out, chemists are working to fill in the gaps
7 November 2013
While researching a new book, Bill Bryson takes a trip through cyberspace to try to answer a childhood question – and discovers that chemistry is really quite exciting
2 September 2013
Can you tell the difference between a tasty paddy straw mushroom and a toxic death cap? Emma Shiells talks to the experts about the potentially deadly chemistry hidden in those gills
1 May 2013
Secrets of the trade: Jonathan Hare looks at the science of getting your clothes clean
1 November 2012
It’s strange to think that no one knows exactly how smell works. Josh Howgego explains the chemistry behind the puzzle
1 September 2012
Chemists are putting molecules to work in ways only limited by our imagination
1 July 2012
Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.
1 May 2012
Prepare to be energised as Phillip Broadwith describes one of life’s energy sources and explains its connection with diabetes
Why are strawberries so irresistible? Do the strawberries you pick in the wild really taste nicer than shop-bought ones?
1 March 2012
FROM THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY
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