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  • Interstitial oxide ions

    Clean energy

    1 September 2011

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

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    Exhibition chemistry

    Burning magnesium in dry ice

    1 September 2011

    A dramatic and beautiful demonstration

  • Stored nuclear waste

    Dealing with nuclear waste

    1 March 2007

    Nuclear power is a low-carbon technology, but it does come with a catch: it produces waste that emits harmful radiation for many thousands, even millions of years. UK chemists, however, are working to produce materials and technology to deal with this problem.