Building better bones

20 May 2016 Premium content

Can we make biodegradable materials strong enough to support the human body yet porous enough to allow real bone tissue to regenerate? Hayley Birch finds out 

Searching for complexity

13 May 2016  

Lee Cronin’s research ranges from inorganic clusters to robot reactors driven by algorithms. Anthony King finds out what makes him tick

Harry Kroto 1939–2016

10 May 2016  

Neil Withers pays tribute to Harry Kroto, the co-discoverer of buckminsterfullerene, who died recently

The fleeting frontier 

29 April 2016 Premium content

Andy Extance finds out how chemists are studying processes lasting trillionths of a second – and even less – using laser-based pump–probe experiments

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