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The other carbon dioxide problem

29 July 2014  Premium contentFeature

Carbon dioxide produced by human activity is acidifying the ocean at an unprecedented and alarming rate. Nina Notman investigates

Bisphenol A

23 July 2014 Podcast | Compounds

The science is far from settled, but this week's compound – bisphenol A – is facing bans across the world

Masters of their art

25 June 2014 The Insider

Nina Notman meets the National Gallery’s team of analysts, putting masterpieces under the microscope and protecting them for posterity

Explosive end for Japan's second world war chemical weapons

9 June 2014 News and Analysis

Bombs and mortars abandoned by retreating Japanese troops in China are finally being destroyed

Analysis without borders

28 May 2014 Educated Chemist

Nina Notman looks at a European master’s course that lets students choose where and what to learn

Eliminating Syria's chemical weapons

21 May 2014 Feature

Nina Notman reports on the international efforts to destroy Syria’s stockpiles of chemical agents

Chemistry in close-up

23 April 2014 The Insider

Nina Notman talks to IBM’s atomic manipulation group, and the scientists who snapped the first molecular mug shots

Should I stay or should I go?

7 April 2014 Managing Change

Relocating a research group can be a stressful experience. Nina Notman asks academics how they coped with making the move

Digging deep for safer water

27 March 2014  Premium contentFeature

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

Life at the top

10 January 2013  Premium contentFeature

Nina Notman asks whether an academic chemistry career can help or hinder when you move up the ladder

BPA: friend or foe?

20 November 2012 Feature

Nina Notman takes an in-depth look at the ongoing controversy over bisphenol A

Polymer, heal thyself

24 October 2012  Premium contentFeature

Materials that can mend themselves sound like science fiction, but they are part of an active area of polymer chemistry.

Pied Piper of chemistry

23 October 2012 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Andrea Sella is blowing the trumpet for chemistry, charming children and adults alike, as Nina Notman finds out

Haber-Bosch power consumption slashed

21 October 2012 Research

A new ruthenium catalyst has overcome poisoning problems that have plagued other catalysts

Clothing gets smart

13 September 2012  Premium contentFeature

Nina Notman reports on what you can expect from the 21st century t-shirt

Write all about it

21 August 2012 The Insider

Chemists with a nose for news and a flair for writing may enjoy life as a science writer, reports Nina Notman

Tweaked weighing scales help map the island of stability

10 August 2012 Research

Direct weighing of lawrencium points the way to finding elusive stable superheavy elements

Tracking chemical changes in the brain

25 July 2012 Research

The release of neurochemicals during deep brain stimulation has been tracked using electrochemistry

DEET

18 July 2012 Podcast | Compounds

This week's podcast is about DEET

Histamine

4 July 2012 Podcast | Compounds

This week's podcast is about histamine

On your marks, get set, go

Damian Bailey runs Nina Notman through the highs and lows of his career as an academic studying oxygen transport in the body

Destroying war’s chemical legacy

19 June 2012 Feature

The final deadline for destroying stockpiles of chemical agents has passed

Pfizer to spin off animal health business

12 June 2012 Business

New company Zoetis should start independent trading by July 2013

More testing needed for ridaforolimus

12 June 2012 Business

Marketing approval for anti-cancer drug ridaforolimus has been held up in the US

Three pronged approach puts brakes on US breast cancer

12 June 2012 Business

US approval for anti-HER2 therapy Perjeta (pertuzumab) against breast cancer