A greener approach

Shun-Jun Ji, Shun-Yi Wang and their research group at Soochow University tell us about the science behind using a peaceful aquatic scene to illustrate their environmentally-friendly chemical reaction.

Micro machines shine a light on ecstasy

Scientists in Denmark and Spain have designed a molecular machine that can detect MDMA – the active ingredient in ecstasy – in tiny quantities and with almost 100% certainty.

Prizes and awards 2017

Recognising those who are advancing excellence across the chemical sciences through our prizes and awards

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