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  • Test launch of Bumper 8: a two-stage rocket that topped a V-2 missile base with a WAC Corporal rocket

    Tetranitromethane

    16 November 2017By

    Brian Clegg introduces a failed rocket fuel oxidiser with a very tricky structure

  • A pigeon in flight

    Polybutene

    9 November 2017By

    Kit Chapman discovers the compound that blighted Nixon’s second presidential inauguration by littering the route with dead pigeons

  • Anthony Warner – The Angry Chef

    Book Club - The angry chef

    9 November 2017By Chemistry World

    Do you crave a bigger slice of science in your dietary advice? Anthony Warner gets angry about bad science in the food sector

  • Mouldy peanuts

    Aflatoxins

    2 November 2017By

    Kat Arney investigates the cancer-causing chemicals that could be lurking in that bag of peanuts

  • A photograph of orange peel and a bottle of essential oil

    Citral

    26 October 2017By

    A compound known for its citrusy zing, and which also helps honey bees find their way home

  • A photograph of a surfer riding a wave

    Neoprene

    20 October 2017By

    The wear-resistant polymer that helps keep you warm in the winter surf

Aluminium chloride AlCl3 anhydrous (yellow) with some AlCl3x6H2O (hexahydrate) white.

Aluminium chloride

7 December 2017

Brian Clegg becomes a sleuth to investigate the uses of a deceptively simple Lewis acid

Swimming underwater in a pool

Acesulfame potassium

30 November 2017

A sweet solution to monitoring contaminated water

A hand holding a viagra tablet

Sildenafil (Viagra)

22 November 2017

Kat Arney investigates one of the fastest selling drugs of all time

Test launch of Bumper 8: a two-stage rocket that topped a V-2 missile base with a WAC Corporal rocket

Tetranitromethane

16 November 2017

Brian Clegg introduces a failed rocket fuel oxidiser with a very tricky structure

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Yuri Organessian

Chemistry World podcast – January 2017

3 February 2017

This month we introduce our new puzzles page, discuss the implications of Trump for science and meet Yuri Oganessian, the only living person with an element named after him

chocolate model of theobromine

Chemistry World podcast – December 2015

9 December 2015

This month, we learn how to leave the calories out of fine chocolate, and discover the earth might be older than we thought

breaking the mirror

Chemistry World podcast – November 2015

9 November 2015

This month we meet chemisty Nobel winner, Thomas Lindahl, and we learn how bio-markers might be used to determine the time of death

CW1015_Feature_Sellafield_F1_300tb

Chemistry World podcast – October 2015

19 October 2015

This month, we chart a course through chemical space and discover the potential problems of cleaning up Sellafield

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Weike Wang – Chemistry

Book Club - Chemistry

1 December 2017

First-time novelist Weike Wang takes us inside the mind of a Chinese American PhD student in Boston

Anthony Warner – The Angry Chef

Book Club - The angry chef

9 November 2017

Do you crave a bigger slice of science in your dietary advice? Anthony Warner gets angry about bad science in the food sector

Cover of A Crack in Creation by Jennifer Doudna & Sam Sternberg

Book Club - A crack in creation

19 October 2017

The development of Crispr, and the ethical questions raised by new genome editing techniques

A course in deception book cover

Book Club - A course in deception

15 September 2017

Academia has everything from altering results to murder, at least in this work of fiction

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