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    2007-07-26T11:53:31Z

    Sodium chloride

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    2007-06-29T14:02:28Z

    Biodegradable dishwasher tablets

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    2007-05-29T13:37:31Z

    All change!

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    2007-04-27T09:57:25Z

    Chemical Oscars

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    2007-03-28T13:35:16Z

    Yet more land goes back to nature

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    2007-03-01T10:55:53Z

    There are more than 140 million registered users on MySpace

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    2007-01-29T11:41:01Z

    LoveAce, a new type of deodorant has been launched

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    2006-12-20T12:17:52Z

    The recent threat of trading standards action against Welsh sausage maker Black Mountains Smokery has been the subject of much press interest here in the UK

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    2006-11-28T11:53:14Z

    It used to be held that the cure for writer's block was to gaze fixedly at a blank sheet of paper until beads of blood formed on your forehead

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    2006-10-30T10:49:26Z

    With the growth in popularity of 'reality' television series and hard-nosed quiz shows continuing unabated, it's good to see that chemistry has not been neglected

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    2006-09-21T11:47:09Z

    Despite its venerable history, the board game Monopoly is as popular as ever and continues to inspire new variations on the classic theme.

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    2006-08-30T10:33:27Z

    It was not the only story on 1 April in the UK newspaper 'The Times' that could have been a joke, but the half-page devoted to 'the chilli so hot you need gloves' was certainly shortlisted

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    2006-08-25T14:15:10Z

    I sometimes wonder if Heisenberg wasn't a nutritionist rather than a physicist, because in terms of uncertainty, nutrition science currently takes the biscuit

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    2006-06-26T10:39:43Z

    From a scientific point of view it's fair to say that currently it's the biochemistry of metatarsal healing that exercises most England fans' concerns

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    2006-05-26T12:54:24Z

    I have nights when I wake up at three and have great difficulty returning to that blissful state whence I came.

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    2006-04-26T12:23:36Z

    As the world wide web continues to grow apace, the number of immensely useful sites also increases.

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    2006-03-24T14:54:02Z

    The great French chemist Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794) understood the importance of names in science

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    2006-03-03T15:39:05Z

    Funny stuff, water. The most abundant liquid on our planet, universal solvent, major constituent of all living matter; yet water is far from fully characterised

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    2006-01-27T09:07:53Z

    Here's a hypothetical liberal arts chemistry exam question

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    2005-12-23T12:28:25Z

    Maybe the time has come for academics to make a stand