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Science, suffrage and misogyny


100 years after women could first vote in UK general elections, Rachel Brazil looks back at their fight for professional equality in chemistry

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Wine sample preparation for testing

A taste of wine chemistry


Nina Notman talks to the wine detectives uncovering the flavour molecules in our favourite tipples

Half-cooked turkey

The marvellous Maillard reaction


Andy Extance looks at the culinary reaction cascade that goes beyond Christmas and Thanksgiving dinner and has worrying links to health

Pile of rusty First World War One artillery grenade shells

The great war clean-up

By Michael Freemantle

A century after the end of the first world war, the task of disposing of old chemical weapons continues. Michael Freemantle reports

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