MOFs head to market

3 July 2014  Feature

The most porous manmade materials, metal–organic frameworks, are pushing towards commercialisation. Elinor Hughes tracks their progress


The future of technology and science comes to London

16 July 2014 News

Festival of cutting edge science, technology, design and innovation opens this autumn

Royal Society's 'vision' for education

1 July 2014 News

Roadmap for radically transforming the UK education system includes new baccalaureate, teacher CPD and independent curricula ...

Flaws in specialist teacher training

30 June 2014 Education

Teacher helping students

Diagnostic probes to cure misconceptions?

To lecture or not to lecture?  

Exam scores improved through active learning

Freshers struggle to remember basic A-level concepts  

First year students have forgotten basic A-level material by the time they arrive at unive...

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Bringing molecules into the third dimension

3 July 2014 Feature

Peter Hoare and Susan Henderson discuss the use of crystal structures to help both school students and early years undergradu...

Re-arming the antibiotic arsenal  

With drug-resistant bacteria constantly in the news, what is being done to develop better ...

Chemists on the front line  Premium content

The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has a near century-long history of wo...

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Your summer reading list

... and how you can participate in the International Year of Crystallography


Creativity in assessment

Discussions from the magazine, website and social media


A plea from the trenches

John Dexter ponders what needs to be done to help teachers fulfil their potential