The ability to print your own medicine is just around the corner, Alice Turner explores this recent development.
Atomic force microscopy can provide highly detailed information on chemical systems, giving us important new insights into how chemical reactions occur.
Let chemistry student Debbie Nicol take you on a guided tour of the complex and often mysterious pathways of organic chemical reactions.
Let’s save the environment. Pick up that litter; utilise public transport and help reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases; use energy-saving light bulbs; recycle! The above message, whilst an open invitation to everyone (and...
As many of you will know, the definition of a chemist is “a scientist trained in the field of chemistry who studies both the properties and composition of chemicals and who studies the way...
Debbie Nicol takes a short look at the method behind making molecules.
Our understanding of the universe relies on many scientific disciplines to explain its structure and evolutionary mechanisms. Over the last few decades, the emerging science of ‘astrochemistry’ has begun to gain momentum in the field of astronomy.
This week saw the news that the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) have decided that two new elements can be added to the periodic table.