Celebrating twenty years
The old alchemical elements were ancient Greek: earth, air, fire and water
'Science sells' may not be as lucrative a cliché as its alliterative cousin
Sulfur or sulphur? The controversy over the spelling of element number 16 rumbles on
There's been lot of oinking and squawking over recent scares about swine flu and bird flu
I once conducted a dramatic experiment for a BBC TV programme on chemistry
They say bright students today don't read chemistry at university because it is seen as a 'hard' subject. And there are fears over job prospects
Equipment technology plays a major role in modern sport
At a party a few years back, instead of nametags the guests wore stickers that said 'hello, my URL is...
Chemistry, I fear, started as a fiddle and a fraud
Dramatised by Alan Lightman, the second law of thermodynamics incorporates the theory of entropy
This year marks the 50th anniversary of C P Snow's famous Rede Lecture entitled 'The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution'
There are a number of laws that govern the behaviour of systems
Alcohol makes us lose balance, but heavy water has the opposite effect. Could a 'heavy' gin and tonic get us drunk but keep us upright?
This year marks the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth and the sesquicentenary of his On the Origin of Species, one of the most important and influential books ever published.
My boyfriend continues to question why his car battery has chosen today (at -2°C) to fail
Perkin would contemplate no other future but to study chemistry
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde star in the famous story by Robert Louis Stevenson.
'How do we make water?'
Nobel prize nominations
O heaven, O earth, bear witness to this sound The Tempest, William Shakespeare
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