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    Materials chemistry

    2016-10-21T00:00:00Z

    Peter Banks reviews an online CPD course from the Royal Society of Chemistry

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    Molecular machines roll in for the 2016 chemistry Nobel

    2016-10-07T00:00:00Z

    Ben Feringa, Jean-Pierre Sauvage and Fraser Stoddart take chemistry’s top gong for creating a series of nanoscale machines

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    Shape-shifting hydrogel can heal itself

    2016-08-26T00:00:00Z

    New material returns to its original shape even when cut into pieces

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    Lighting up copper

    2016-08-08T00:00:00Z

    Declan Fleming creates ghostly luminescent solutions

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    On This Day – Aug 04 : Nicolas-Jacques Conté born

    He developed a method for making pencil leads, by mixing powdered graphite with clay and firing the mixture in a kiln. This method is still used to make pencils today. Until this point, pencil leads were made from pure graphite sticks that could only be imported to France from Cumbria in the UK. By varying the ratio of clay and graphite powder, the hardness of the pencil lead could also be changed.

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    Protein crystals stretch knowledge of exotic materials

    2016-06-29T00:00:00Z

    Self-assembling protein tiles show rare property of thickening by the same amount as they are stretched by

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    Smallest ever molecular thermometers made from DNA

    2016-06-24T00:00:00Z

    Tiny fragments of DNA combined with fluorescent probes can be used to take temperature at the nanoscale

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    Mission starlight

    The mission? To protect astronauts from the effects of harmful UV light

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    Science ideas web: Space

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic Space. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area of ...

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    Science ideas web: the Victorians

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Victorians. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area ...

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    Science ideas web: the Stone Age

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the stone age. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific ...

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    Science ideas web: Maya and Aztecs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic Maya and Aztecs. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific ...

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    Science ideas web: the Romans

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Romans. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area ...

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    Science ideas web: Ancient Egypt

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic Ancient Egypt. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area ...

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    Science ideas web: the Tudors

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Tudors. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area ...

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    Science ideas web: the Vikings

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Vikings. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area ...

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    Science ideas web: the golden age of Islamic science

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the golden age of Islamic science. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to ...

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    Science ideas web: World War II

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic World War II. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific ...

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    Science ideas web: Ancient Greece

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic Ancient Greece. This web acts as a tool to support topic planning and the embedding of cross-curricular links. Each topic is split into three age ranges to cover different abilities. If you need to link a specific area ...

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    Rechargeable first for promising battery tech

    2016-06-06T00:00:00Z

    New cathode material makes for energetic, rechargeable sodium–carbon dioxide batteries that could power Mars vehicles