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Diversity and opportunity

Tom Whipple – X and Why

X and Why: The rules of attraction: why gender still matters

17 August 2018By Megan McGregor

Megan McGregor reviews a book that sets out to explain the unescapable role gender has in our lives

Pride in London Parade

A walk on the Pride side

12 July 2018By

On July 7, the streets of London filled with glitter and rainbows for the Pride in London parade. Chemistry World joined scientists marching for Pride in Stem

Zing Tsjeng – Forgotten women

Forgotten women: the scientists

15 June 2018By

Philippa Matthews reviews a book looking to uncover the lost histories of women whose achievements have been left out of the textbooks



Matt Gunther filling out the Chemistry World crossword

August 2018 puzzles

1 August 2018

Download the puzzles from the August print issue of Chemistry World


Magnifying glasses

Trust in me?

Vigilance is the watchword when tackling bad actors in the sciences

Magnifying glasses

Indian institute investigates nanoscientists for indiscriminate image manipulation

Four new retractions bring the total for Rashmi Madhuri and Prashant Sharma up to 14, with at least another 50 papers potentially affected

Question mark index image for Ethics feature

Ethics of a haircut

Scientists and citizens alike need an understanding of ethics


Corrugated asbestos cement roofing


How the ‘world’s most wonderful mineral’ became one of the world’s biggest health hazards

On the spot August 2018

On the spot: formalin spill

What would you do to clean up a formalin spill?

Dupont sign on a panel

DuPont settles with US government over fatal chemical leak

Firm will pay $3.1 million to settle accident prevention violations linked to incident that killed four workers




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