Chemistry Articles

  • Alpha Shock

    Wed, 25th Dec 2013

    It is London in the year 2037, and the artificial fog rolls off the Thames. A successful...

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    What is Quicksand?

    Sun, 3rd Jun 2007

    There was a time when almost every action movie seemed to involve the hero or villain bec...

  • Infection-fighting Eggs

    Sat, 20th Apr 2013

    The simple chickenís egg has long been known as a symbol of new life. Less well known is ...

  • Beyond Mere Metals

    Mon, 15th Oct 2012

    With the precision design of superalloy materials we are able to manufacture materials th...

  • Mushroom Magic

    Thu, 21st Jun 2012

    The psychedelic drug psilocybin, the active principal of magic mushrooms, was once though...

  • No Smoke Detectors in the Sea

    Sat, 18th Feb 2012

    Ocean deadzones are triggered by nitrogen-fuelled bursts of microorganisms. So how does t...

  • Making Metals Stronger

    Thu, 21st Apr 2011

    Countless atomic recipes and crystal arrangements mean there are literally trillions of p...

  • Catching Energy From the Sun

    Wed, 19th Jan 2011

    Fifty years from now, our kids are going to look incredulously at us and ask Ė "you burnt...

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