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Pathways to success


Delivering meaningful widening participation initiatives virtually

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Cultivating the research group garden


Nurturing chemists will soon bear fruit

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The citizen scientists searching for slime moulds


Exploring the beauty and diversity hidden in a small Australian rainforest

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Idealisations to the rescue


How simplifications help us to better understand the world

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Bert Meijer: ‘I'm in love with molecules’


The pioneering organic chemist discusses the rewards of working with young people and the role of chemistry in fighting Covid-19

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When does a hydrogen bond become a covalent bond?


Ultrafast infrared spectroscopy probes the character of the short, strong bonds in HF2

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Oxford Biotrans makes its grapefruit compound out of oranges

Using their patented enzymes, Oxford Biotrans’ mission is to create new routes to useful chemicals – starting with their natural-grade food and fragrance products

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Mission accomplished for scientist who set out to bring astrobiology to Portugal

Zita Martins discusses her work searching for molecules related to the origin of life

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Searching for superconductors with supercomputers

What if most materials are superconductors under the right conditions, wonders José Flores-Livas

  • Disabled scientists excluded from the lab

  • Science suffers when the DOJ profiles scientists with ties to China

  • Follow the theory to halt Covid-19

  • Conversations about race

  • The quest to control chemical reactions using interfacial electric fields

  • Neonicotinoids in Africa