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28 April 2011
Science, spirituality and scepticism: Philip Ball discusses an award presented to former Royal Society president Martin Rees for work at the interface of science and religion
30 March 2011
Experiments are seldom replicated by different research teams, says Philip Ball. Why is this and does it really matter?
24 February 2011
Chemistry cannot all be reduced to physics, argues Philip Ball
31 January 2011
Philip Ball looks at research that is beginning to explain why we cry
5 January 2011
Dutch Nobel laureate Peter Debye has been branded a Nazi collaborator, but Philip Ball suggests that the historical facts permit several interpretations
29 November 2010
Philip Ball looks at the financial motivation needed to advance sustainable technology
28 October 2010
Would element 137 really spell the end of the periodic table? Philip Ball examines the evidence
27 August 2010
There is no hidden understanding to be teased out by 'improving' the periodic table, argues Philip Ball. But Eric Scerri begs to differ
30 July 2010
Philip Ball looks at the chemistry behind colourful cartoon characters served up by a fast food chain
25 June 2010
Borodin wasn't such an outstanding scientist after all, says Philip Ball, but science and music are far from mutually exclusive
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