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  • Maitotoxin structure
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    Maitotoxin

    9 March 2018

    A giant marine toxin with a total synthesis story to tell

  • Helen Arney and Steve Mould – The element in the room
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    Book Club – The element in the room

    9 March 2018

    Helen Arney and Steve Mould take us on a DIY journey through science

  • Blue lobster
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    Astaxanthin

    2 March 2018

    Colourful crustaceans and the story of a ubiquitous biological pigment

  • A man using a ultraviolet tanning bed
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    Melanin

    22 February 2018

    A family of biological pigments that make life more colourful

  • The front cover of Cordelia Fine's book – Testosterone rex
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    Book Club – Testosterone rex

    16 February 2018

    Cordelia Fine explores the myriad myths about surrounding equality

  • Periodic table of the elements – 118 – Oganesson
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    Oganesson

    15 February 2018

    Meet Yuri Oganessian, the elemental explorer forever immortalised on the periodic table

  • Periodic table of the elements – 117 – Tennessine
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    Tennessine

    14 February 2018

    Three Tennessee institutions contributed to the discovery of element 117, now fittingly named tennessine

  • Periodic table of the elements – 116 – Livermorium
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    Livermorium

    13 February 2018

    Meet the Mayor of Livermore, California, and discover how his city has been immortalised on the periodic table

  • Periodic table of the elements – 115 – Moscovium
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    Moscovium

    12 February 2018

    The US-Russian collaborative superheavy element 'factory' strikes again, but only 100 atoms of element 115 have ever been observed

  • Periodic table of the elements – 114 – Flerovium
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    Flerovium

    9 February 2018

    How 'hot fusion' research saw an end to cold war tensions