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16 November 2018
Epoxies – including hard-wearing resins and strong adhesives – can be found almost everywhere, from your household white goods to the Large Hadron Collider
9 November 2018
How one footballer's climate concerns led to the creation of a green chemistry company: the story of Mathieu Flamini, GFBiochemicals and levulinic acid.
2 November 2018
Florence Schechter discovers how a seemingly healthy grapefruit-based breakfast could disrupt your daily drugs
25 October 2018
Kat Arney gets to the bottom of the story of phenolphthalein – a chemical with two very different uses. If you've measured pH in a classroom or had some trouble in the bathroom, you may have met this compound before.
19 October 2018
A biologically active compound from the biblical balm of Gilead, said to ‘heal the sin-sick soul’ and mentioned at the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
12 October 2018
The compound formerly known by the no-nonsense name 'very fast death factor'
5 October 2018
An ancient, but effective, remedy for painful attacks of gout
28 September 2018
The rise and fall of the Indian indigo industry is just one part of this pigment's colourful history
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
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