Composite image showing the three joint 2018 Nobel prize winners

How chemical evolution took the 2018 chemistry Nobel prize

Emma Stoye has the full story of how Frances Arnold, George Smith and Greg Winter put evolution to work in the lab

Thomas A. Steitz

Thomas Steitz, Nobel laureate who unlocked the inner workings of the ribosome dies

Steitz shared the 2009 chemistry Nobel prize for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome

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Periodic table of the elements – 18 – Argon

Noble gas’s days of fixed atomic weight argon

Chemistry’s standardisation body introduces atomic weight interval for argon and updates weights of another 13 elements

Image showing La@Pb12 from series of images

New rationale for 15-element wide f block

Scientists seek to settle periodic table layout debate

Periodic table of the elements – 118 – Oganesson

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Meet Yuri Oganessian, the elemental explorer forever immortalised on the periodic table

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Nobelium

Laser spectroscopy offers first glimpse at nobelium nuclei

Adapted technique offers experimental insights to theorists studying superheavy elements

The Lego table of nuclides

73 new exotic nuclei discovered at Japanese institute

Hunt for remaining 4000 predicted nuclides goes on but new technology is needed to find them all

Periodic table showing position of flerovium

Molecular cages could uncover element 114’s true chemical nature

Flerovium-capturing sulfur cages could finally reveal where in the periodic table the superheavy element belongs

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