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    • Jennifer Doudna: ‘I have to be true to who I am as a scientist’
      Crispr inventor Jennifer Doudna talks about discovering the gene-editing tool, the split with her collaborator and the complex ethics of genetic manipulationJennifer Doudna, 53, is an American biochemist based at the University of California, Berkele…
      - 25 days ago, 2 Jul 17, 2:00am -
    • Trump science: homeopathy is definitely the best approach for CO2 levels | Dean Burnett
      Donald Trump may have used his ‘very good brain’ to create scientifically sound reasons for pulling the US out of the Paris climate treaty. Sort of.So, Donald Trump has pulled the United States, the biggest polluter in the world after China (and…
      - 54 days ago, 2 Jun 17, 7:33am -
    • Jim Brooks obituary
      My friend Jim Brooks, who has died aged 78, was a distinguished scientist whose life was full of surprises. Branching out from initial studies in industrial chemistry at Bradford Institute of Technology (later Bradford University), he elucidated the…
      - 63 days ago, 24 May 17, 12:31pm -
    • The Faraday cage: from Victorian experiment to Snowden-era paranoia
      Michael Faraday’s pioneering work on electricity made him a 19th-century superstar. Now his signature invention is being repurposed for surveillance–proof bags, wallpaper and underpants – not to mention plot points in TV shows such as Better Ca…
      - 66 days ago, 22 May 17, 1:00am -
    • Balasubramaniam Kathirgamathamby obituary
      My father, Balasubramaniam Kathirgamathamby, who has died of cancer aged 69, was a senior research chemist who specialised in coatings and formulation chemistry, developing fireproof architectural coatings, barnacle-resistant marine paints and drug e…
      - 70 days ago, 17 May 17, 10:43am -
    • How Chilean arsenic eaters vindicated a classic work of crime fiction
      I thought Dorothy L Sayers’ 1930 novel Strong Poison wouldn’t stand up to modern science – but modern genetic research has just proved me wrongA little while ago I wrote about the poisoning possibilities and probabilities in Dorothy L Sayers’…
      - 78 days ago, 9 May 17, 3:00am -
    • Royal Institution's new director Sarah Harper: we must show gold standard for science
      Second woman to be appointed in RI’s 218-year history identifies role, in era of fake news, to supply trusted data across many issues from health to climate change and roboticsWhen Michael Faraday ran the Royal Institution, one of the oldest scient…
      - 86 days ago, 1 May 17, 8:00am -
    • From bullets to poison: tales of toxic lead and what makes it so lethal
      The metal’s curious chemistry and propensity to alter enzymes have disfigured royals, killed Romans and gained it notoriety for murdersBullets are dangerous. This may seem like stating the obvious. Of course bullets fired into a body at high veloci…
      - 13 Apr 17, 2:00am -
    • Can you judge a book by its odour?
      Cocoa, wood, rusks – every book has a distinctive smell. And each smell says something about how and when it was made, and where it has beenWhat does it mean to experience a book? To a bibliophile such as Alberto Manguel, smell plays an important p…
      - 7 Apr 17, 12:14pm -
    • Carbon fibre: the wonder material with a dirty secret
      Researchers are scrambling for ways to get the strong, light material out of landfill and make it ready for recycling and reuseCarbon fibre is increasingly celebrated as a wonder material for the clean economy. Its unique combination of high strength…
      - 22 Mar 17, 1:00am -

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