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1 November 2011
On screen chemistry with Jonathan Hare
1 September 2011
Recent discoveries indicate that our atmosphere was not always oxygen rich - molybdenum could have been the limiting factor in the evolution of life on earth
1 May 2011
The consumption of absinthe was once banned due to its reputation as a mysterious psychoactive drink. What does it contain? Was it responsible for the death of Van Gogh?
1 March 2011
Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives
1 September 2010
Carbon sequestration - the removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - is an active area of research
1 May 2010
Scientists may have found a way to stop gribbles boring into seaside piers
The design of synthetic vaccines offers a more systematic approach to vaccine therapy for many illnesses, including cancer, and even drug addiction
1 March 2010
The psychedelic effects of fly agaric mushrooms
Fifty years ago steroid abuse among sportsmen and women was a serious problem. Today, thanks to the skills of analytical chemists, the sporting cheats rarely win
1 November 2009
Vitamin D is often called the sunshine vitamin, but what is vitamin D, why is it so important, and what evidence is there to link it to such a range of illnesses?
FROM THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY
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