Underwater chemistry

Marine organisms are a fertile source of useful natural products

Biodiversity for chemists

At first glance it may seem odd that the Royal Society of Chemistry has brought out a book on biodiversity

Dirac and beyond

I suppose it was always inevitable that this book would start with the quote from Dirac about the completeness of quantum theory

Cereal science

There have been a number of books published over the last few years on bakery science

How enzymes work

With today's biochemists gradually drifting further from their chemical roots, Frey and Hegeman's heroic tome on enzyme mechanisms is very welcome

Microscopic views of the nanoworld

This high-level collection of chapters on recent advances in modern microscopic characterisation methods is timely

In brief

Short items