January 2010


Goji berries on the vine

Goji berries can reduce skin cancer risk

29 January 2010

Just five per cent goji berry juice "significantly reduced" fluid retention of the sunburn reaction in hairless mice



human sperm

Chip developed to provide men with home fertility tests

26 January 2010

A revolutionary DIY sperm count testing kit has been developed, giving men the easiest option of determining their fertility



Sean Connery

Connery-esque 80-year-old sought

21 January 2010

The benefits of modern chemistry and healthcare couldn't be more apparent than with the best 007 actor



Can of Watley's Party Seven

Beer Can Chemistry

13 January 2010

The RSC celebrates the anniversaries of canned beer and the infamous Party Seven



RSC CEO Richard Pike and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Miliband MP

Chemistry chief and Ed Miliband agree action on science cooperation

08 January 2010

RSC CEO Richard Pike and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Miliband MP discussed challenges arising from the COP15 conference



Captain Scott, polar explorer

Snow hero stories sought for Scott expedition centenary

08 January 2010

As Britain freezes over, the RSC is offering a prize for the most noble tale of snow stoicism



New solvent technologies to replace use of harmful toxic acids

08 January 2010

Toxic acids and electrolytes currently used in commercial metal finishing and energy storage processes may soon be replaced with safe solvents thanks to a chemical breakthrough.