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Could artificial meat save the planet?

28 November 2016By

As meat production becomes unsustainable, Dinsa Sachan investigates the new industry of meat substitutes

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Hobby chemists

22 November 2016By

Is doing chemistry at home possible today? Sarah Houlton finds out


Personalised skincare

15 November 2016By Nina Notman

Nina Notman explores some of the latest scientific approaches skincare companies are using in the quest to develop high-earning anti-ageing cosmetics

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Smarter smells

26 October 2016By

After years of research, the flavour and fragrance industry is increasingly turning to biotechnology for commercial production, as Emma Davies reports

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Separating the guilty and the innocent

20 October 2016By

Chromatography is one of the key weapons in the forensic scientist’s arsenal, as Clare Sansom discovers

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14 October 2016By

The three winners of this year’s chemistry Nobel gave chemists the tools to make molecules into machines. Emma Stoye assembles the story

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Ionic liquids revisted

7 October 2016By Michael Freemantle

Ionic liquids have flowed far and wide since they first bubbled to the surface in the late 1990s. Michael Freemantle reports

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Drugging the epigenome

3 October 2016By Rachel Brazil

Drugs that change how your genes are switched on or off could change how we treat many diseases, as Rachel Brazil discovers

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The trials and tribulations of drug discovery

21 November 2016By

The many pitfalls medicinal chemists face when creating a new drug

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The art of science

19 October 2016By

Picture editor Emma Sargent finds out how scientific illustrators are making their mark

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How to start a chemistry department

19 September 2016By Rachel Brazil

The challenges of relaunching a degree course

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