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Avoiding a golden syrup disaster at 30,000 feet
Coping with our dwindling supplies of a gas that disappears into space
Finding a formula for the perfect brew
Today’s researchers owe much to the chemists of civilisations past
How Marie Curie’s desire to share her science for the common good priced her out of the game
Spontaneous combustion still leaves chemists scratching their heads
Flash, blast and radiation – is it possible to live through a catastrophe?
Is the pressure to publish making chemists cut corners?
The theory was sound, but litmus-inspired baby clothes just didn’t catch on
Hot water sometimes freezes faster than cold. The reason still isn’t entirely clear
Perhaps the island of stability lives among the stars instead of at the bottom of the periodic table
Nobel’s name was made in explosives, but what about the chemistry behind them?
Is the comparison between chemistry and cooking really an insult?
The unique properties of element six mean it has a variety of uses
Taking a look behind the periodic table at the stories of discovery
As glassblowing declines, chemistry cannot fail to be affected
Hydrogen balloons have fallen out of favour, except in chemistry demonstrations
Sometimes great chemistry results from unexpected findings
A large explosion could have added an extra verse to the folk tune
Do the devices just heat cups of tea or is there more to their use in chemistry?
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