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    30 November 2010

    Strike a light

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    28 October 2010

    Glass is amazing stuff

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    28 September 2010

    The old alchemical elements were ancient Greek: earth, air, fire and water

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    27 August 2010

    'Science sells' may not be as lucrative a cliché as its alliterative cousin

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    30 July 2010

    Sulfur or sulphur? The controversy over the spelling of element number 16 rumbles on

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    25 June 2010

    There's been lot of oinking and squawking over recent scares about swine flu and bird flu

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    27 May 2010

    I once conducted a dramatic experiment for a BBC TV programme on chemistry

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    28 April 2010

    They say bright students today don't read chemistry at university because it is seen as a 'hard' subject. And there are fears over job prospects

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    31 March 2010

    Equipment technology plays a major role in modern sport

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    26 February 2010

    At a party a few years back, instead of nametags the guests wore stickers that said 'hello, my URL is...