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  • Cormorant with perch
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    Antidepressant pollution

    2017-03-13T09:19:00Z

     What are the consequences of medicating wildlife against anxiety and depression? Ida Emilie Steinmark reports

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    How ketamine could help treat severe depression

    2017-03-04T15:00:00Z

    Nina Notman looks at how the party drug ketamine may hold the key to treating patients with severe depression

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    The chemist with x-ray vision

    2017-02-24T11:54:00Z

    Mike Sutton tells the tale of John Kendrew and his work on the structure of myoglobin

  • Deal or no deal - Hero
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    Deal or no deal?

    2017-02-17T16:36:00Z

    Clare Sansom highlights recent changes in the landscape of pharma company collaborations and acquisitions

  • Dark Protein - DNA autoradiogram
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    Shedding light on the dark proteome

    2017-02-13T17:01:00Z

    Around half of all human proteins are a mystery. What do they look like, asks Phil Ball

  • Chemical fossils - sea ice
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    Chemical fossils

    2017-02-02T12:20:00Z

    Andy Extance finds out what organic molecules made by microorganisms and plants far in the past can tell us about climate

  • Refreshing leaded Flint water
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    US water crisis

    2017-01-20T09:44:00Z

    The problems that the US city of Flint had with its water were just the first drip in a wider problem, finds Sarah Houlton

  • London air pollution
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    Urban air pollution

    2017-01-12T15:44:00Z

    Nina Notman meets the chemists breathing fresh air into urban air pollution research

  • Opium poppy seed head - Hero
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    New opioid drugs

    2017-01-03T09:57:00Z

    Creating powerful new painkillers is a constant battle against side-effects – particularly addictions. James Mitchell Crow reports

  • biosuccinium is 100% bio based and uses renewable starch
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    Bio-based building blocks

    2016-12-21T11:15:00Z

    Plant-based alternatives to fossil-based chemicals can be dropped into existing manufacturing pipelines. Elinor Hughes finds out more

  • Rheometer measuring system
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    Lab automation

    2016-12-20T11:16:00Z

    Automated tools can take the drudgery out of routine lab work, Anthony King reports

  • Middle cerebral artery in brain - Hero
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    Intracellular delivery

    2016-12-13T14:53:00Z

    Drugs that can enter cells and take useful payloads with them are maturing, finds Andy Extance

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    The chemistry in your cuppa

    2016-12-05T15:48:00Z

    Katrina Megget finds there’s more to tea than just a great brew – it’s also chemically complex

  • Yuri Oganessian
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    What it takes to make a new element

    2016-11-30T09:40:00Z

    Yuri Oganessian tells us how nihonium, moscovium, tennessine and oganesson were made

  • CW1216 - Artifical Meat - Cow
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    Could artificial meat save the planet?

    2016-11-28T11:59:00Z

    As meat production becomes unsustainable, Dinsa Sachan investigates the new industry of meat substitutes

  • Chemistry in a garden shed
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    Hobby chemists

    2016-11-22T15:55:00Z

    Is doing chemistry at home possible today? Sarah Houlton finds out

  • Faces
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    Personalised skincare

    2016-11-15T15:05:00Z

    Nina Notman explores some of the latest scientific approaches skincare companies are using in the quest to develop high-earning anti-ageing cosmetics

  • flavours and fragrances illustration hero
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    Smarter smells

    2016-10-26T08:44:00Z

    After years of research, the flavour and fragrance industry is increasingly turning to biotechnology for commercial production, as Emma Davies reports

  • 7/7 London bombings - Hero image
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    Separating the guilty and the innocent

    2016-10-20T16:27:00Z

    Chromatography is one of the key weapons in the forensic scientist’s arsenal, as Clare Sansom discovers

  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry winners 2016 - illustration panel - Hero version 1.0
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    Supraheroes

    2016-10-14T15:18:00Z

    The three winners of this year’s chemistry Nobel gave chemists the tools to make molecules into machines. Emma Stoye assembles the story