The sultan of synthesis

11 April 2014  

Phil Baran is spurring organic chemists to rethink how they make complex compounds, as Mark Peplow discovers

Targeting breast cancer

28 March 2014 Premium content

Tamoxifen has been treating breast cancer for 40 years, but few would have predicted how much this drug would contribute to saving lives, writes John Mann

Digging deep for safer water

27 March 2014 Premium content

Arsenic-laced water is still poisoning millions of people in Asia. Nina Notman looks to see if an end is in sight

Preserving the Mary Rose

21 March 2014  

Jon Evans explores the chemistry stabilising the Tudor battleship for display

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