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GCSE results announced

Today students around the UK have received their GCSE results. This is the second year that GCSEs in England have been marked using the new 9 to 1 grade system.

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Elements in danger

Today we launch a new campaign to raise awareness of rare elements in our technology, and the need to conserve them before it's too late.

A-levels results show chemistry on the rise

Today is the day that thousands of pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland find out how they performed in their A-level exams. Here's our analysis of the figures and trends in this year’s results.

Coaching catalysis

Our ChemSci Pick of the Week uses chiral cages to guide the formation of non-covalent molecular complexes, working in a similar way to enzymes in nature.

Pollen could be the key to tackling antibiotic resistance

Scientists have found that the natural properties found in pollen shells could help develop new techniques to tackle antibiotic resistance, by effectively giving light-sensitive antibiotics, found in the deep-sea, a protective sunscreen.

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