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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
The Proteins building set may not be as versatile as Lego, but it can be used to build some magnificent and real structures
1 May 2013
Secrets of the trade: Jonathan Hare looks at the science of getting your clothes clean
1 January 2013
Information hidden in fossils – Philip Robinson finds out what dinosaurs ate for dinner
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
Nicola is a PhD student from the Drug Control Centre at King’s College London. She will play an important role during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games this year
On screen chemistry with Jonathan Hare
Why are strawberries so irresistible? Do the strawberries you pick in the wild really taste nicer than shop-bought ones?
FROM THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY
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