Chemistry

  • The myriad uses of amazing graphene

    Since its discovery graphene has been hailed as a wonder-material. Now add two new properties to ...

    A graphene membrane is twice as good at stopping a projectile as Kevlar, but when it does rupture, it does so in a pr...

    Chemistry January 12, 2015
  • Is winemaking an art or science?

    In vino veritas – in wine there is truth – says the Latin proverb, but the truth behind how grape...

    Coldstream in mid-winter is living up to its name. The township lies deep within the Yarra Valley, a region on Melbou...

    Chemistry January 5, 2015
  • Inside Syria – the search for sarin

    When the world weighs up whether to go to war, a lot rides on the accuracy of tests for chemical ...

    A UN chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, inspects one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in ...

    Chemistry October 13, 2013
  • 17 molecules that changed the world

    The power of a simple molecule has never been more obvious.

    All molecules are not created equal. Some have saved billions of lives, wreaked environmental havoc or made the world...

    Chemistry December 31, 2008
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