Letters from our readers

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    Letters: January 2022

    2022-01-06T09:30:00Z

    Readers reminisce, consider the limits of trust and continue the debate on chemical nomenclature

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    Letters: December 2021

    2021-12-01T09:45:00Z

    Readers discuss the environment and greener fuels, and speculate on chemistry’s role in the first world war

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    Letters: November 2021

    2021-11-01T14:42:00Z

    Readers call for reasoned debate, reminisce about the 1960s and sing the praises of microscale chemistry

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    Letters: October 2021

    2021-10-04T08:30:00Z

    Readers argue about the politicisation of science and what should be included in editorial guidelines

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    Letters: September 2021

    2021-09-20T12:24:00Z

    Readers share their thoughts on chemical names and rights for workers, and continue an explosive conversation

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    Letters: August 2021

    2021-08-04T10:06:00Z

    Readers discuss etymology and national service, and question if we should celebrate someone with Nazi links

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    Letters: July 2021

    2021-07-05T13:40:00Z

    Readers discuss whether air rifles or bomb disposal techniques are best for dealing with waste chemicals

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    Letters: June 2021

    2021-06-01T13:43:00Z

    Readers discuss pesticides, catalysts and how to dispose of chemicals with a rifle

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    Letters: May 2021

    2021-05-05T09:30:00Z

    Readers ponder hydrogel vaccine distribution and life with hearing difficulties

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    Letters: April 2021

    2021-04-07T08:33:00Z

    Readers discuss AI inventors and recycling, and tell a classic joke

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    Letters: March 2021

    2021-03-02T09:30:00Z

    Readers highlight UK-based metalloenzyme research, ponder the plastics problem, and set a synthetic challenge

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    Letters: February 2021

    2021-02-04T09:29:00Z

    Readers pay tribute to Rudolf Zahradník, and share memories of colourful chemistry and investigating the persistence of pesticides

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    Friends and colleagues remember John Meurig Thomas

    2021-01-07T13:21:00Z

    A letter looking back on the life of the evangelic communicator and titan of solid state chemistry

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    Letters: December 2020

    2020-12-02T10:58:00Z

    Readers muse on thermal hazard data, and ask for help with an embroidered periodic table

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    Letters: November 2020

    2020-11-03T09:45:00Z

    Readers share how they’ve adapted to Covid-19, and muse on AI and the liberating impacts of chemistry

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    Letters: October 2020

    2020-10-06T08:40:00Z

    Readers sniff out some chemicals and share how they would respond in an emergency

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    Letters: September 2020

    2020-09-04T08:59:00Z

    Readers continue to debate Tomáš Hudlický’s Angewandte Chemie article, and wax lyrical about water and waste

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    Letters: August 2020

    2020-07-29T13:31:00Z

    Readers share views on the coding crisis and meritocracy, and reminisce about a hazardous career

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    Letters: July 2020

    2020-07-07T14:41:00Z

    Readers share their thoughts on policy, misinformation and how to grow crystals

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    Letters: June 2020

    2020-06-02T13:40:00Z

    Your views on drug shortages, political representation and the mysterious ways of water