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    2009-03-30T10:50:51Z

    Nobel prize nominations

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    2009-02-23T13:36:54Z

    O heaven, O earth, bear witness to this sound The Tempest, William Shakespeare

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    2009-01-28T10:47:40Z

    The old carbon-filament electric lamp was essentially a fine graphite filament in a vacuum

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    2009-01-08T12:42:49Z

    In traditional warfare, you try to make holes in the opposition

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    2008-11-27T11:18:49Z

    Anyone who has any laboratory teaching experience can tell you how difficult it can be to get students to follow instructions

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    2008-10-29T10:06:34Z

    Electrochemistry has revolutionised the chemical art

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    2008-09-26T13:06:35Z

    Beset by continuing political haggling over the license fee.

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    2008-08-27T11:28:39Z

    My first memory of being taught chemistry is being told to learn the names of all the elements, in order.

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    2008-07-31T08:55:10Z

    When the magazine New Scientist was started in 1958, each reviewer also got a little brown sample of 'silly putty'

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    2008-06-30T11:58:14Z

    Which chemist's work has touched the most lives? Marie Curie? Louis Pasteur? Joseph Lister?

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    2008-05-28T11:29:01Z

    From time to time I translate public relations documents on progress in science and technology

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    2008-04-28T12:55:31Z

    Chemistry has long been regarded as the ugly sister of high school subjects

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    2008-03-26T14:25:54Z

    Forensic scientists are cool, calculating, oddly attractive, and wear expensive sunglasses

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    2008-02-27T08:52:26Z

    How can an atomic system (like you or me) be conscious?

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    2008-01-28T14:10:35Z

    I suppose you know that Margaret Thatcher started out as a chemist

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    2007-12-20T14:38:26Z

    Dentists queue to join NHS

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    2007-11-28T15:17:51Z

    In every issue of RSC News, I look at the 'deaths' column

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    2007-10-26T13:33:21Z

    'Every man has his price,' said Robert Walpole

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    2007-10-01T13:47:08Z

    Sunny day for mobiles and MP13s

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    2007-08-28T14:27:36Z

    Picture the scene