Opinions

The Crucible

The fascinating in the familiar

A simple droplet shows that there are still plenty of puzzles to ponder in everyday observations, says Philip Ball

In the Pipeline

Too big to innovate?

How strong is the correlation between company size and research productivity, asks Derek Lowe

Editorial

Chemistry and art

Both disciplines should be treated as connected and collaborative endeavours

Comments

The energy to fight injustice

Giving the world carbon-free energy means putting nuclear energy back on the agenda, says James Hansen

Organic Matter

Show the way but leave no trace

Karl Collins examines a stealthy strategy for directed C–H activation

Critical Point

The creative stimulus

Innovative thinking may be difficult to turn on at will, but there are many ways to prepare for inspiration, says Mark Peplow

Letters

February 2014

Origins of Bragg's Law, a mysterious recipe and the use of -ous in US



Blog

Journal cover art that will brighten your day

24 July 2014

Journal cover art that will brighten your day

Meet our guest bloggers – Tom Branson

24 July 2014

Meet our guest bloggers – Tom Branson