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Science Communication

Deborah Blum talks about her new book with Stereo Chemistry

The renowned science writer joined our podcast to discuss the chemist and experiment behind the ‘The Poison Squad.’


X-rays help solve the mystery of how lithium ions move in battery electrode

Uncovered ion transport mechanism could explain what causes one battery material to degrade and charge slowly

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Periodic graphics: Platinum drugs for cancer

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning examines the chemistry and impact of cisplatin and its sibling compounds

Novo Nordisk R&D restructuring signals move to finding innovation externally

The drug company is cutting 400 R&D positions and opening 4 new research centers to boost its stem cell therapy work

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Chemical Bonding

Chemists predict ghostly molecule

Electromagnetic fields could create molecule-like electron density around single atom, according to computer simulations

Designer protein tackles binding

For the first time, researchers have designed a protein from scratch that can bind a specific target molecule