Reflections on the REF, climate controversy and the pros and cons of fracking
Neonicotinoids in the crossfire
All that glitters may be gold-plated
Supporting small journals, water chemistry and all natural compounds
Alternative measurements, indigo and hot topics
Edible paint, Indian injustice and past memories
Size of research groups - is bigger better? Takeover bids and spontaneous combustion
Further Mary Rose sulfur debate, psychedelic drugs and the Choshu Five
Cell culture queries, memories of Harwell and spelling P
More speculation on the source of sulfur in the Mary Rose, a plea to mitigate the influence of metrics and spontaneous combustion ignites debate.
Whence the sulfur in the Mary Rose's timbers? The fracking fallacy, and some speculation on 'lazy gases'
The long history of crystallography, more on 'us and -ous, and a mysterious recipe is solved
Origins of Bragg's Law, a mysterious recipe and the use of -ous in US
Ångstrom's early version of Bragg's Law and the power of plutonium.
Philip Ball's article on chemistry's climate change sceptics prompts responses from both sides of the debate
Humourous ups and downs, veterinary pharmaceuticals and a carbon capture query.
Forensic detail, biological weapons and IRrelevant spectroscopy?
Periodic tables, relevant research and undergraduate cheating.
Space mining, computational calculations and chemophobia or common sense?
Bumblebee attitudes, sound theories and hope for hydrogen.
Defending bees, new antibiotics and a fixation on nitrogen.
From comments on fascinating fungus, to the discussion of spiritual science and charity in the lab.
Was the discovery of Richard III's remains hyped by the press?
Students are too busy to think and academics won't sit still. There may be trouble ahead.
Chemists' working habits seem to have little regard for office hours. Should we resist the trend toward working longer?