The Mole is the Royal Society of Chemistry's magazine for students, and anyone inspired to dig deeper into chemistry. The Mole is available to all in a page-turning digital edition.
Prior to 2012 Education in Chemistry published a supplement for students called InfoChem.
The Mole, May 2013
In this issue of the student magazine: chemistry and technology catch up with sniffer dogs in the race to rescue people from disasters, the molecular claw with a variety of uses, colours from bubbles, Meet the Universities and lots more!
The Mole, March 2013
In this issue - go exploring in the Arctic and carry out some cool chemistry, find out how to keep your bananas fresh for longer, see why Avogadro finds bubbles, bubbles everywhere and some ideas about how you can get a job as a chemist.
The Mole, January 2013
In this issue - find out what dinosaurs ate for dinner, all about graphene - the atomic lattice with remarkable properties, the latest in cutting edge chemistry, the chemical secrets of skateboarding and surprise your friends by turning water into wine.
The Mole, November 2012
In this month's student magazine: Sniffing out the chemistry behind the puzzle of smells, how to enter for the Bill Bryson Prize in 2013 and find out how the Flask in a Mask Secret Chemistry Agency uncovers the dirty deeds of Count Spatula.
The Mole, September 2012
In this issue - tasty chemistry - molecular cookery, molecules of death, developing communication skills, questions and answers about gap years, making nitroglycerine the quick way, storing sunlight in windows and prize puzzles.
The Mole, July 2012
In this issue - stamping down on soggy shoes, magnificient molecules - chlorophyll, the chemistry of colloids, preparing your UCAS personal statement, how to get the best from university lectures, plant spores for mopping up oil, Judith Gregory - perfume chemist and our prize wordsearch.
The Mole, May 2012
In this issue - beating the doping cheats at the 2012 London Olympics, joining in the Global Experiment in Avogadro's Lab, help with choosing the right university course, thermal imaging with butterflies and nanotechnology, behind the scenes at the Olympic drug control centre and puzzles for the Olympics
The Mole, March 2012
In this issue - shining light on artificial photosynthesis, a problem with moths, making molecular shapes in Avogadro's Lab, choosing the right university, find out about nanoears and vitamins in fuel cells in cutting edge science and much more.
The Mole, January 2012
In this brand new magazine, we find out how solar cells can bring efficient, portable low cost energy to developing countries. Also in this issue you can visit Avogadro's lab and find out if hot water really does freeze faster than cold water, find out why the Titanic sank, celebrate 100 years of superconductivity and lots more.
InfoChem, November 2011
In this month's student magazine: Elements of life - is DNA the same throughout the universe?; beta-carotene - not just found in carrots; On-screen science - can chemistry help you to forget?; Backyard chemistry - restoring the family silver; A day in the life of... a development scientist at AWE
InfoChem, September 2011
In this month's supplement for chemistry students: Clean energy - chemists work towards a fossil fuel-free future; silver nitrate - responsible for photography and mirrors; On-screen science - Apollo 13 - can Lithium hydroxide saves the day; Backyard chemistry - the power of atmospheric pressure; Plus... prizes - choose the name of your new magazine
InfoChem, June 2011
In this month's supplement for chemistry students: Water for life - the chemistry of clean water; Glutamate - the source of delicious savoury sensations; The Last Castle - can a water cannon fire a hook and chain? The science of Space Dust; A day in the life of Julian Huppert MP; plus... prize puzzles.
InfoChem, May 2011
InfoChem is Education in Chemistry's eight-page supplement for chemistry students, What colour is your lunch? - food chemistry, Chemical waste - where does it go?, On-screen chemistry - Breaking bad - acid bath disposal of bodies, Nitric oxide - a molecular messenger, Backyard chemistry - making rainbows from milk, A day in the life of... Chris Parmenter, research officer at NNNC, Plus... prize puzzles
InfoChem, March 2011
In this month's pupil supplement: Alien planets by Helen Sharman, rare earth elements, poisoning gangsters with phosphine gas, making snow from nappies and a day in the life at TWI.
InfoChem, January 2011
In this month's pupil supplement: Rarer rare earths; Chemical scientists investigate; A day in the life of a Research Chemist at BP
InfoChem, November 2010
This month's issue includes a look at preserving artwork using nanoparticles, investigating if Napoleon was poisoned, the chemistry of the film National Treasure, and some fascinating science in a gin and tonic.
Infochem, September 2010
This month's issue looks at the role chemistry plays in fire investigations. Find out whether you could catapult over a castle wall using medieval technology and how you can investigate reaction rates with glow sticks.
InfoChem, July 2010
This month's issue sees the launch of a mini series on the role chemistry plays in forensic science - kicking off with the Lockerbie tragedy. Find out why chocolate tastes so good and whether you can move house with the help of a few thousand helium balloons. Backyard chemistry reveals how you can make models out of milk - and importantly, why.
InfoChem, May 2010
In this issue find out how chemists are dealing with the tonnes of plastic water bottles that thrown away each year and whether it is possible to solve our energy shortfall with a fuel that is mined on the Moon. Find out how you can clean up your dirty money, and read about the scientists in the US who are one step closer to exploiting wood as a realist energy-efficient resource for biofuel production.
InfoChem, March 2010
In this issue find out why thallium, ricin and polonium-210 were the chosen weapons of 20th century secret agents, and how a chemist is playing her part in shaping Government policy on energy and climate change. Also in this issue, chemists play down the varnish on the legendary sound of Stradivari's violins, and how you can measure the speed of light in your kitchen.
InfoChem, January 2010
In this month's issue find out about the cocktail of drugs linked to Michael Jackson's death, and how to make your own pH indicators and 'ice candles'. Also in this issue: what makes snails so nutritious; and how a chemist is helping the military to detect explosives.
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