Alchemy on the page

5 March 2015  

Books used by alchemists offer insights into the relationship between these early chemists and their texts. Philip Ball investigates

Learning from the masters

2 March 2015  

By unpicking how cephalopods change their looks to match their environment, researchers are aiming to reverse-engineer a host of novel materials. Emma Davies reports

The enzyme hunters

27 February 2015 Premium content

Novozymes is scouring the world for enzymes that make industrial processes more sustainable, as Mark Peplow discovers

From screen to cell

24 February 2015 Premium content

Nina Notman finds out how liquid crystals are moving into the biotechnology and pharmaceutical toolbox


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