Chemistry Articles

Articles about chemistry, matter, gases, fuels, green chemistry, nanotechnology...

14 June 2022

Microscopy is just as relevant as it was 400 years ago...

28 January 2022

And why some snow makes better snowballs...

27 May 2021

Chemists are trying to build sophisticated molecular machines

18 February 2021

A recent TikTok video features this food experiment. It's not a mystery though, thanks to flavour chemistry...

23 July 2020

Turning dairy waster into useful products

18 June 2020

Garden cuttings, food waste, and even human sewage to make coal

05 June 2020

Cheaper, lighter, and more energy-dense: the future of batteries?

22 May 2020

How does an electric vehicle battery actually work?

09 April 2020

How drones on cables are expanding the scope of wind energy...

24 February 2020

If you knew you were going to be on dialysis in four years time, would you do something about it?

19 February 2020

I study polymers, and how they work...

02 February 2020

How aquatic single-celled plants can convert things we throw away into high-value materials...

26 October 2019

What rock concerts can teach us about the way materials can bend and stretch...

24 September 2019

What must material scientists consider when they design new materials that make up hip and dental implants?

21 August 2019

Using spin to push the bounds of electronic devices

15 July 2019

Your ideas will create the materials of the future...

09 July 2019

And can anyone hear you scream when you get there?

22 June 2019

The modern-day equivalent of a scale pan for molecules

21 March 2019

Can we make make greener rocket fuels?

06 March 2019

Many women have contributed to the periodic table and understanding chemical elements... But can you name any?

25 January 2019

Could microbes hold the key to sustainable agriculture?

21 December 2018

How the Royal Society of Chemistry is breaking the gender barrier...

22 November 2018

Are you a PhD student from Cambridge University? Fancy joining our team?

15 November 2018

Recent intern Tamsin Bell talks about her time working with the Naked Scientists. Have a read to find out what she got...