Vol. 1, No. 8
News and analysis
Syngenta plans to transfer GM research to the US.
Desperate dieters may find that a new anti-obesity treatment is not to be sniffed at.
The UK has become one of only three countries worldwide to have more than one laboratory accredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Many companies wishing to become more sustainable choose to go along the route of solvent reduction.
British chemists are poised to complete synthesis of a molecule they predict could make a significant impact on the treatment of prostate cancer.
Researchers at the University of York, UK, have launched a website aimed at teaching farmers about the commercial benefits of growing non-food oil crops.
Research teams in the UK and the US are building up the clearest picture yet of how fullerenes pack into carbon nanotubes to produce a range of different 'peapod' structures
Chemical Industries Association awards announced.
Agilent Technologies has been named the first technology company to become a sustaining member of the European Association for Cancer Research.
Clinical candidate for asthma treatment on hold.
Bell Labs, the research arm of US firm Lucent Technologies, is setting up a research centre in Dublin, Ireland.
The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee recently heard evidence from Colin Pillinger and other leaders.
Environment Council; Rhodia; Warner Chilcott; Aventis; Senior management at the RSC remain hopeful;
Chemists unravel reactions pathway for carpet chemicals.
Chiral handles induce helical nanostructures in organogels.
Film implants could end painful blood sampling.
Crystal structure brings researchers closer to using anthrax to fight cancer.
Sunlight on isohumulones gives beer a skunky off-flavour.
Enzymes trapped in biomimetically synthesised silica retain their activity.
Silicon carbide nanowires could improve solar cell efficiency.
Altering nanoparticle synthesis for a range of microgel applications.
Interstellar aldehydes shed light on how space compounds form.
Genetic robots take a walk.
Silica nanoparticles help keep microbes at bay.
Magnetite reignites mobile phone radiation concerns.
Ionic liquids can remove sulfur from oil refinery streams.
Reactor enables rhodium to be used as a catalyst without decomposition.
US researchers develop new, low-cost optical fibres.
Lighting up polymer LED technology.
Organic transistors with pressure sensors prepare the way for artificial skin.
Molecular engineers home in on DNA replication.
What is it about the structures of ionic liquids (ILs) that make them so promising as alternatives to conventional solvent systems?
There are two closely linked research areas in the fight against cancer: microtubules and epothilones.
Instruments robust enough to survive the treacherous depths of the ocean are being developed by analytical chemists in the US.
Current intense interest in natural products as antioxidants has prompted scientists from China and Singapore to revisit the antioxidant properties of Chinese herbal medicines (CHM...
A better understanding of the activity of malaria and an effective vaccine for the disease are both a step closer thanks to a team of chemists in Switzerland and the US.
Understanding the release kinetics of compounds from complex polymeric matrices is important to medical, agricultural and environmental sciences.
Operations spanning 10 years have yielded the first review of validation exercises using ozone and temperature lidar measurements from the Network for the Detection of Stratospheri...
In light of recent virus outbreaks, Ian Jones provides an overview of the agents we tolerate throughout life yet which cause constant concern.
Bringing a drug to market is an expensive and drawn-out process. Systems biology promises to make it more efficient. Philip Ball examines its potential.
Harry Gray has recently been awarded the Wolf prize for chemistry in recognition of his contributions to bioinorganic chemistry. Ian Farrell catches up with one of the most colourf...
As the UK government steps up its effort to educate the next generation of scientists, Katharine Sanderson investigates a new national science learning centre and learns a few thin...
Karen Harries-Rees looks at the problems facing science education.
Thiol and error, or a wild goose chase.
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