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Who counts?


Recording diversity in the physical sciences matters

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Primo Levi and me


How a quarantine read helped me realise the true beauty of chemistry

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Raspail’s microscope


Whoever said optical microscopy is not for chemists?

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A powerful blow against misconduct


Supporting whistleblowers is vital for detecting and preventing bad behaviour

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Letters: April 2021

2021-04-07T08:33:00+01:00By Chemistry World

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

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Raven the Science Maven’s communication haven


Combining science, music and cultural awareness

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Pointing the tools of atmospheric chemistry inside

US team monitoring air quality in an on-campus gym detects chemicals in the air that come from cleaning products reacting with sweat

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University team’s silica coats stop vaccines spoiling at room temperature

Asel Sartbaeva hopes her pioneering ensilication technology will be adopted to store and transport pediatric vaccines to low-income countries

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Chromosol’s silicon photonics system tackles data transfer bottleneck

Technology for integrating lasers directly into photonic circuits could accelerate replacement of large and expensive optical systems

  • Why are impurity regulations different for food and drugs?

  • Supramolecular community calls in support for gender equity

  • Space, energy and synthetic half-reactions

  • Disabled scientists excluded from the lab

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

  • Follow the theory to halt Covid-19