Tom Bond

  • Celia Gitterman
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    A day in the life of technical editor: Celia Gitterman


    Celia Gitterman has spent the past four years working for the Royal Society of Chemistry as a technical editor. She talks to Tom Bond about her typical day

  • A woman with her arms out in the sun
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    The sunshine vitamin


    Vitamin D is often called the sunshine vitamin, but what is vitamin D, why is it so important, and what evidence is there to link it to such a range of illnesses?

  • Chilli peppers
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    Capsaicin is responsible for the hot taste of chilli peppers. It can also relieve pain, is used in pepper spray and as a performance-enhancing drug for horses, so it certainly qualifies as a magnificent molecule