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Do androids dream of electrostatics?

29 April 2016 Editorial

Artificial intelligence could be better than you think

Don’t be a hero, be a scientist

23 February 2016 Editorial

Keeping the public’s trust is our shared duty

Dangerous diaries: exploring risks and rewards in fabrication

1 February 2016 Review

The devil is in the detail

The judgement of Paris

7 January 2016 Editorial

Our environmental ambitions are only as good as the companies we keep

A Nobel purpose

2 November 2015 Editorial

If the prize is right, it means more than recognition

Dedicated followers of fashion

1 September 2015 Editorial

How the road less travelled becomes a science superhighway

Points of view

1 July 2015 Editorial

A survey of public attitudes to chemistry reveals misconceptions on both sides

It's the stupid economy

1 May 2015 Editorial

Some things can’t be measured in money

Barbituric acid

4 March 2015 Podcast | Compounds

It may have been largely superceded in the clinic but Phil Robinson discovers there is no rest yet for barbituric acid

Are you sitting comfortably?

3 March 2015 Editorial

Science has great tales to tell, but we mustn’t let a good story get in the way of the facts

Explosive chemistry

29 January 2015  Premium contentFeature

The Forensic Explosives Laboratory supports police investigations into unlawful use of explosives. Philip Robinson reports from Fort Halstead

Audit of fracking fluids highlights data deficiencies

15 August 2014 News and Analysis

Secrecy hampers efforts to understand potential risks of chemicals used in fracking

To detect and defend

23 July 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Rebecca Hopkins tells Philip Robinson about her life and work as a scientist in the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Chemistry on the front line

20 March 2014  Premium contentFeature

Philip Robinson reports from the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory in Porton Down

By royal appointment

17 January 2014 The Insider

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 brings UK science and industry together through its industrial fellowship scheme. Philip Robinson reports

Capital chemistry

3 June 2013  Premium contentFeature

Phil Robinson looks back at three centuries of chemistry at the University of Edinburgh

Terahertz turns up fresco's hidden artwork

11 April 2013 Research

Concealed image in Louvre artifact revealed by terahertz spectroscopy, after other analytical techniques failed to do so

The truth about snake oil?

8 April 2013 Research

First analyses of elixirs, nostrums and other cures sold at the turn of the last century

Characterization of nanostructures

21 March 2013 Review

Tiny typing

Roy David ‘Gus’ Guthrie AM CChem FRSC (1934–2013)

21 February 2013 News and Analysis

Former Secretary General of the RSC and founding fellow of two Australian universities died on 12 January


13 February 2013 Podcast | Compounds

Philip Robinson tells us about the first chemotherapeutic drug

NMR with a light touch

30 January 2013 Research

Scientists in the US are developing a novel NMR method that uses light to pick up the spin of nuclei

Shine on you crazy Diamond

2 January 2013 News and Analysis

The Diamond Light Source based at Harwell, UK, is celebrating its 10th anniversary and five years of operation

Guided by the light of a neutron candle

19 July 2012  Premium contentFeature

Philip Robinson celebrates 40 years of experiments from the world's most intense neutron source