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Spiders vs conkers: the definitive guide

26th October 2010

A roundup of the evidence for and against the purported arachnid repellent

  • The hidden hero of Trafalgar

    21st October 2010

    Today we remember Nelson, Victory, and the secret element of success: copper

  • Chemistry keeps cosmonauts comfortable

    12th October 2010

    Helen Sharman on the science of living in space

  • Science degrees better value than arts?

    8th October 2010

    A public poll indicates people think science degrees are better value for taxpayers' money

  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2010

    7th October 2010

    What is so important about the Heck, Negishi and Suzuki reactions?