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From venoms to medicine

12 December 2017By

Venoms are a treasure trove of peptides that may provide a bounty of novel painkillers

Bottled beer with chemically suitable names

Beer: Music to your taste buds

1 December 2017By

Andy Extance goes on tour in the UK and Belgium and compares the science behind the different processes used by craft and mass brewers

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Every breath you take

24 November 2017By

Nina Notman meets the chemists looking to clear the air around indoor air pollution

A Doctors Without Borders (MSF), health worker in protective clothing carries a child suspected of having Ebola

Staying one step ahead of the game

17 November 2017By

Clare Sansom examines the need for agile drug development when tackling emerging viral disease outbreaks

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Phase to phase

10 November 2017By Rachel Brazil

Chemists are finding fascinating phase-change phenomena, discovers Rachel Brazil

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Marie Curie, the migrant chemist

3 November 2017By

150 years after Marie Curie’s birth, Mike Sutton delves into her life and research

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Cryo-EM: a cold, hard look at biology

13 October 2017By

Super cool microscopy wins the 2017 Nobel prize in chemistry

Seven chemistry Nobel laureates and their hobbies

What do Nobel laureates do to relax?

4 October 2017By Chemistry World

We asked seven chemistry Nobel laureates what they do to relax

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Video games are enabling discovery

9 October 2017By Rachel Brazil

Gamification is harnessing an untapped army of citizen scientists

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Take a tour of the Diamond Light Source

17 September 2017By

The synchrotron researchers exploring the world in atomic detail

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