Neil Withers recalls making this groundbreaking superconductor as a student
Harry Kroto tells us how analytical chemistry shaped the discovery of fullerenes
At this year's Pittcon, Norman Dovichi received the Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science from the RSC
Crystal structures have been solved computationally with little human guidance in a development set to shake the crystallography community
Ignorance: how it drives science
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Mystery of nasty niff from 'fetid fluorite' minerals is solved - it's all down to the fluorine it releases
A new approach to nanoscale analysis of the elements in biological samples and gels has been developed by scientists in Germany
Chemists from Canada have found a new way to perform asymmetric catalysis - in a crystal.
Researchers in Sweden have developed an efficient biotechnological method to transform rapeseed oil into a wax coating for wooden surfaces.
An important step towards portable sensors for airborne bacteria and toxic chemicals has been taken by US researchers.
Chemists in the US are working towards using plastic chips rather than the more traditional glass for analysis of potential drug candidates.
Italian researchers combine theory and practice to develop better blue LEDs; a step towards a flatter future for technology.
Investigations highlighted by Bob Lemieux of Queens University, Ontario have led to a greater understanding of the mechanisms of ferroelectric liquid crystal photoswitching.
UK scientists have made nanosized particles of iron-platinum, which are ordered on the atomic scale. They hope these will find a use in computer hard drives.
A novel route for the non-polluting scavenging of cyanides has been reported by scientists in Mexico.
A personal rotating cup bioaerosol sampler, the CIP 10-M, for measuring human exposure to microbiological agents in the air has been developed.
Jens Nørskov and a team from the Technical University of Denmark have produced a fuel cell pellet which can hold over nine per cent hydrogen by weight.
A gold catalyst that can be used in power-generating fuel cells has been prepared
The human genome is being used to produce a new generation of drugs that target the genetic changes responsible for individual cancers.
The first steps towards performing routine NMR spectroscopy in ionic liquids have been taken by a group of scientists working in Germany.
Processes for decomposing pesticides and chemical warfare agents are being unravelled by Canadian scientists.
A common weed could help decontaminate water in the developing world