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    The next generation

    2016-06-24T00:00:00Z

    Elinor Hughes catches up with some of the latest materials and processes in photovoltaics research

  • 0716CWFeatureMount Tambora630
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    Sulfate aerosols and the summer that wasn’t

    2016-06-17T00:00:00Z

    After the Mount Tambora megavolcano erupted in 1815, the years that followed had weather that changed the world, as Mike Sutton explains

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    The element makers: Making superheavy elements

    2016-06-16T11:31:00Z

    The periodic table has now grown to 118 elements. We met some of the people who make them to find out how they do it, and what they will be doing next

  • Dawn Shaughnessy
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    The element makers: Where will the periodic table end?

    2016-06-16T11:31:00Z

    The periodic table has now grown to 118 elements. We met some of the people who make them to find out how they do it, and what they will be doing next

  • Periodic table section highlighting Flerovium
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    The element makers: Experimenting on superheavy elements

    2016-06-16T11:31:00Z

    The periodic table has now grown to 118 elements. We met some of the people who make them to find out how they do it, and what they will be doing next

  • Elements explainer detector index
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    The element makers

    2016-06-16T00:00:00Z

    The periodic table has now grown to 118 elements. We met some of the people who make them to find out how they do it, and what they will be doing next

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    Data on demand

    2016-06-13T00:00:00Z

    Chris Chapman looks at how researchers are overcoming the challenge of accessing analytical data across multiple systems

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    2Heavy drugs gaining momentum

    2016-06-10T00:00:00Z

    With the first approval of a drug containing deuterium looking imminent, Nina Notman surveys the deuterated drug landscape

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    In or out?

    2016-05-31T00:00:00Z

    On 23 June, UK citizens will be asked whether they want to remain in the EU. What will the consequences be for science? Jon Cartwright finds out 

  • 0616CWSwitchingF1
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    Switching mindsets

    2016-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The promise of molecules that photoswitch is increasingly rich, especially in biomedical applications, Andy Extance finds

  • 0616CWBonesF5
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    Building better bones

    2016-05-20T00:00:00Z

    Can we make biodegradable materials strong enough to support the human body yet porous enough to allow real bone tissue to regenerate? Hayley Birch finds out 

  • 0516CWCroninF2
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    Searching for complexity

    2016-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Anthony King finds out what makes Lee Cronin tick

  • Harry Kroto
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    Harry Kroto 1939–2016

    2016-05-10T00:00:00Z

    Neil Withers pays tribute to Harry Kroto, who died recently

  • 0516CWPumpProbeF1
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    The fleeting frontier

    2016-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Andy Extance finds out how chemists are studying processes lasting trillionths of a second – and even less – using laser-based pump–probe experiments

  • 0516CWPlasticsF1
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    Plastic problems

    2016-04-22T00:00:00Z

    Tiny pieces of plastic may be doing as much harm in our oceans and waterways as the big stuff, finds Nina Notman

  • Analyser300tb
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    TOC-L analyser

    2016-04-21T00:00:00Z

    User review - total organic carbon analyser

  • 0516CWVapingF1
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    Going up in vapour

    2016-04-15T00:00:00Z

    As research suggests that e-cigarettes may expose vapers to harmful chemicals, Rebecca Trager finds that governments are catching up with regulations 

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    Living colour

    2016-04-08T00:00:00Z

    Fluorescent protein probes can illuminate cells’ inner workings, but making them takes effort – and luck, as Andy Extance discovers

  • Enzymes for everyone
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    Enzymes for everyone

    2016-03-24T00:00:00Z

    Can scientists overcome enzymes’ fragility and exploit their speed and specificity? Fiona Case investigates

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    Soft robots get a grip

    2016-03-18T00:00:00Z

    Rachel Brazil looks at how chemists are helping make robots with a more gentle touch