April 2008


mould on a wall

How much mould is in your home?

30 April 2008

One in five rooms studied with no visible mould was in fact "highly contaminated" by fungus which could aggravate conditions such as asthma



Micrograph of cladosporium fungus

Fungi wake up to new natural products

30 April 2008

US scientists have re-awakened 'silent' metabolic pathways in fungi to reveal a new range of natural products



RSC response to the Royal Society call for evidence on biofuels

Biofuels in the sub-prime carbon market?

28 April 2008

In a letter to The Times Dr Richard Pike speaks out on fundamental issues with biofuels



mortarboard on a pile of textbooks

The full picture for chemistry graduates

25 April 2008

In a letter to the Independent the RSC corrects the 'employment prospects' listed for graduates



Jim Ratcliffe

Jim Ratcliffe has been honoured by the RSC

21 April 2008

Chairman of chemicals company INEOS presented with an honorary fellowship



Sun in sky

Global warming cancer warning

21 April 2008

By John von Radowitz, Press Association



Female student being supervised in lab

Funding boost moves chemistry forward again across England

18 April 2008

An RSC-centred higher education programme has been awarded a further 1.65 million



Dr Richard Pike

Why biofuels could mean more carbon emissions

16 April 2008

Dr Richard Pike speaks out on the future of biofuels



Jonathan Spencer

In memory of Joe Spencer

09 April 2008

It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Dr Jonathan Spencer.