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22 June 2016
This month we discuss the ubiquitous nature of food fraud and its detection
With a name that literally means rotten resin, asafoetida is a surprising food additive and deodorant
15 June 2016
The 1984 accident at Bhopal, India, was the worst in the history of industrial chemistry. It involved a leak of methyl isocyanate
8 June 2016
Kat Arney introduces a biologically ubiquitous compound, important in beating both infectious viruses and invasive weeds
31 May 2016
The tastiest food additive there is, or the greatest threat to life in the western world?
25 May 2016
The Battle of Jutland was fought 100 years ago next week, on May 31st, 1916. A critical role was played by cordite
18 May 2016
Michael Freemantle takes a stroll through ‘Jane Austen country’ to discover this week’s compound: Coumarin
11 May 2016
For decades, automobile fuel had a dangerous additive: Tetraethyl lead. Matt Gunther explains why a toxic compound was added to our fuel
This month, we discuss how to write quality scientific papers
4 May 2016
It failed as a painkiller, but Haldol rapidly became an essential medicine for schizophrenia. Raychelle Burks explains more
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