Chemistry detectives

Chemistry World and Notch Communications welcome you to our fourth special collection of content focusing on chemistry detectives, the talented teams and cutting-edge companies that use scientific investigation to improve lives, advance science and revolutionise industry.

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Welcome to our Chemistry Detectives collection


Investigative and problem-solving skills in chemistry are critical for solving some of the world’s most important challenges

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Combating food fraud

2019-03-18T08:09:00+00:00Sponsored by , by

Tackling the issue of food fraud in the industry requires equipping scientists with the right analytical tools and technologies

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Investigating multi-dimensional problems in drug substance development

2019-03-18T08:03:00+00:00Sponsored by , by Gareth Jenkins, Paul Quigley

Finding solutions to the biggest challenges faced during drug substance development relies on properly integrating analytical and production expertise

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Creating carbon–carbon bonds via transition metal catalysis

2019-03-18T08:06:00+00:00Sponsored by , by Philip Wheeler

Cross-coupling and metathesis reactions are powerful ways of making carbon–carbon bonds, the crucial links behind most organic compounds

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Small particles making a big splash in clinical development

2019-03-18T08:05:00+00:00Sponsored by , by Niklas Sandler

Nanoform is investigating how to tackle clinical attrition rates through nanonisation of APIs