Opinions

The Crucible

A shared secret?

Do chemistry and alchemy have a common ancestor, or are they separated by science, asks Philip Ball

In the Pipeline

A risky business

Graduate research is likely the most risky time of a chemist’s career, says Derek Lowe

Editorial

Drugs in a class of their own

Business leader: New drug types need careful regulation to reward innovation while protecting patients

Comments

Fluorine in space

Henrik Jönsson explains why fluorine holds a unique place in the understanding the history of the universe

Organic Matter

Scrubbing up

Acid vapours are problematic on scales at which they corrode cars and cause acid rain, says Chemjobber

Critical Point

Credit where credit’s due

Disputes over authorship can be a source of conflict in the lab. The solution is greater transparency, says Mark Peplow

Letters

June 2015

The value of PhDs, defending the defence scientists and retention problems in teaching



Blog

The romance of carbon monoxide methanation

27 August 2015

The romance of carbon monoxide methanation

What does the energy mix look like in 2050?

24 August 2015

What does the energy mix look like in 2050?