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Pathways to success

2021-01-22T09:38:00+00:00By

Delivering meaningful widening participation initiatives virtually

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Cultivating the research group garden

2021-01-15T09:38:00+00:00By

Nurturing chemists will soon bear fruit

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The citizen scientists searching for slime moulds

2021-01-14T14:31:00+00:00By

Exploring the beauty and diversity hidden in a small Australian rainforest

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Idealisations to the rescue

2021-01-13T14:28:00+00:00By

How simplifications help us to better understand the world

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

2021-01-08T09:33:00+00:00By

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?

2021-01-07T19:15:00+00:00By

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

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