Education in Chemistry - Science articles

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Chemists hold the key to perfect cheese

By , Rob King

Bacterial enzymes play a crucial role in cheesemaking and food chemists take advantage of their role to develop new cheeses

Everyday science

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Why smoke particles turned the sky red

2019-10-25T09:24:00+01:00

Nina Notman explains why forest fires in Indonesia made the sky look red

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Sulfur hexafluoride

2019-10-23T08:46:00+01:00

A gas widely used in electrical devices with 23,500 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide

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Is it time to increase the ethanol content in our petrol?

2019-09-17T09:00:00+01:00

Short-term gains, but no environmental solution

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Dioxygen difluoride

2019-08-23T10:41:00+01:00

An explosion waiting to happen

An image showing a cheesemonger checking mimolette cheese

Chemists hold the key to perfect cheese

2019-12-02T13:32:00+00:00By , Rob King

Bacterial enzymes play a crucial role in cheesemaking and food chemists take advantage of their role to develop new cheeses

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Frozen in time

2019-11-06T09:56:00+00:00By ,

What chemical clues locked away in ancient ice tell us about Earth’s history

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Fixing fashion

2019-10-30T10:27:00+00:00By ,

What’s the environmental impact of our clothes throughout their life cycle?

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Freeing the world from chemical weapons

2019-10-28T14:28:00+00:00By ,

Chemists have helped destroy 97% of declared banned substances, finds Andy Extance, and are pushing to get the rest

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What's in a bag?

2019-09-09T15:19:00+01:00By ,

Creating compostable plastic

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Fireworks: the art and science

2019-08-29T13:30:00+01:00By ,

Hayley Bennett investigates the chemistry of pyrotechnics

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Conserving the periodic table

2019-08-28T11:32:00+01:00By ,

How paper conservators preserved the one of the world’s oldest periodic tables

Mir Space Station viewed from Endeavour during STS 89

'Astronauts wanted, no experience required'

2019-07-19T12:16:00+01:00By

Helen Sharman talks science, space travel and advice for budding astronauts

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