30 years ago: A Nobel portrait

27 August 2015  Last Retort

A painting of Dorothy Hodgkin depicting the busy scientist with four hands went on display at the National Portrait Gallery

Slowly supple

27 August 2015  Last Retort

Despite chemists’ best efforts, there is still nothing quite like leather

In perfect harmony

23 July 2015  Last Retort

Noteworthy unions between science and music

Pop culture

2 July 2015  Last Retort

Fizzy drinks were an instant hit, but could their tongue-tingling success be captured in solid form?

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