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21 September 2018
The latest in an alarming trend of novel psychoactive substances being mis-sold at festivals as traditional street drugs, putting users at risk
13 September 2018
From calming a hyperactive immune system to increasing cognitive abilities, these small molecules have a big impact
7 September 2018
The allergenic compound behind those 'toxic caterpillars'
30 August 2018
A tear gas used by the British army in the first world war, picked, in part, because of our access to seaweed
23 August 2018
Brian Clegg on the almond flavour compound that gives your taste buds a treat and may help rescue survivors from a disaster
17 August 2018
How the ‘world’s most wonderful mineral’ became one of the world’s biggest health hazards
10 August 2018
Kat Arney investigates the chemicals responsible for giving bruises their hue and colouring your poo
3 August 2018
The antidote that can stop an opioid overdose in its tracks
26 July 2018
A 1960s breakthrough in pain relief that now fuels the opioid crisis
20 July 2018
How a waxy mixture from a sheep's fleece helped create a global fashion brand
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