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This Year in Chemistry: 2015’s Biggest Chemistry Stories

This Week in Chemistry is taking a break over the festive period, but as I did last year, I’ve put together a selection of some of biggest chemistry stories into one summary shee…

Broccoli colour changes and cancer-fighting compounds

Broccoli colour changes and cancer-fighting compounds

Green chemistry is a concept that crops up with increasing frequency; we've already discussed it here previously with reference to the Periodic Table's 'endangered' elements, and the recycling rate...

Green chemistry is a concept that crops up with increasing frequency; we’ve already discussed it here previously with reference to the Periodic Table’s ‘endangered’ elements…

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Organic Chemistry Fundamentals (Quickstudy: Academic): PThis guide consists of fundamental basic concepts of organic chemistry in an easy-to-understand format.

Why does coriander taste soapy to some people? Click the 'visit site' button to read more & download.

One soapy herb: Strangely, coriander, or cilantro, tastes soapy to some people and is because the essential oil in the leaves is composed of.

If you’ve ever looked on the back of a bottle of shampoo, or at that of a household cleaner, you’ve probably come across a list of organic compound names. To chemists, these are precise…

A basic guide to decoding organic compound names © Andy Brunning/ Compound Interest The August edition of C&EN — Chemical and Engi.

Compound Interest - A Guide to Common Fruit Acids

Most people probably know that citric acid is the source of a lemon’s sourness and acidity. However, it’s not the only acid found in fruits, or even in lemons.

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The current ebola virus epidemic in West Africa has dominated the news in recent months, and in the past week, several medical organisations have announced their intention to commence trials with p…

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