All RSC Education articles in January 2007

  • A hand turns down a dial, which says CO2 shutterstock 789727018
    News

    In search of solutions

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    In this issue: CO2 emissions and hydration isomers of chromium(III) chloride

  • A person passed out on the ground, holding a bottle
    Opinion

    Waters of oblivion

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Peter Childs, University of Limerick, investigates words in chemistry.

  • Silver mirror in a flask
    Exhibition chemistry

    The silver mirror test

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    An exciting test to differentiate between aldose and ketose sugars

  • Image - Phenols-ugr1
    Feature

    Phenols in medicine

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Phenol encountered in school or college chemistry laboratories demands special respect on account of its toxic and corrosive nature. But phenol and its derivatives do have a few medicinal surprises

  • A glowing computer screen
    News

    Keeping pace with technology

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Sara Hennessy of Cambridge University has looked at ways that teachers can integrate ICT into their teaching of science

  • Hydrogen peroxide
    Soundbite

    Hydrogen peroxide

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.

  • Trophy
    News

    New Salters' teaching fellowships

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    In November at an awards ceremony held in London the Salters' Institute awarded its first-ever chemistry teacher fellowships to Sandra Clinton, Adrian Guy and Karen Tann.

  • Nobel prizewinners Arthur and Roger Kornberg
    News

    Like father, like son

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Stanford University's Roger Kornberg has followed in his father's footsteps by winning the 2006 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for unravelling the process by which RNA is transcribed from DNA to make proteins

  • Future Blogs logo
    News

    RSC to launch e-mentoring scheme for students

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    From the end of this month school and college students will have the opportunity to receive up-to-date information and advice on studying chemistry in HE and careers in chemistry through a new e-mentoring scheme run by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

  • Elderly gentleman - nearly half of men and women over 80 have Alzheimer's disease
    Feature

    Drugs for dementia

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    About 10 per cent of men and women over 65, and nearly half of those over 80, have Alzheimer's disease

  • A plant
    Feature

    Molecular computers - tomorrow's technology?

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    As the miniaturisation of silicon chips fast approaches its limit chemists are copying Nature in attempt to build computers atom by atom, molecule by molecule

  • Polar bears on melting ice caps
    News

    Controversy in class

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Ralph Levinson of the Institute of Education, London, has developed a useful model that provides a framework for teachers to use when teaching controversial socio-scientific issues in schools

  • Cover of Chemistry: an introduction for medical and health sciences
    Review

    Life-saving chemistry

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Ann Lewis-Kell reviews Chemistry: an introduction for medical and health sciences

  • Image 2[1]
    Review

    Let's talk chemistry

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Wendy Pitt reviews this interactive resource

  • Creative chemistry mascot
    Review

    A greener industry, creative chemistry, a forum for discussion and useful resources

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Web watch: Tony Tooth looks at some websites that may be of interest to chemistry teachers

  • The Turf Moor event
    News

    C:TNG to offer Chemistry at Work events

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    An RSC Chemistry at Work event for 14-19-year olds, held in November, marked the launch of a two-year project to expand these events in England

  • Students at work in the Superlab
    News

    HE science centre opens

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    In November London Metropolitan University opened the doors of its new £30 million science centre which is home to the Superlab, a state-of-the-art teaching lab with room for 280 students

  • Money in a piggy bank
    News

    HEFCE finds more cash

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    In November the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) announced an extra £75m for university science teaching over the next three years

  • Cool cat chem cards: making chemistry fun
    Review

    Play your cards right

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Ian Bellamy reviews these colourful periodic element playing cards

  • Maths for chemistry cover
    Review

    Essential Calulations

    2007-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Wendy Brown reviews this chemists toolkit of mathematics