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Looking for a winner

31st October 2012

Have you voted for your favourite entry to the Mpemba competition?

  • Debate on Synthetic Biology

    25th October 2012

    The Royal Society of Chemistry hosted a panel discussion and debate to explore the science and ethics of synthetic biology and what it means for the UK.

  • Design the RSC’s Facebook cover photo for December

    24th October 2012

    Embrace the Christmas spirit and send us chemistry-inspired pictures/drawings

  • Bill Bryson Prize 2012

    22nd October 2012

    An insight in this year edition of our Science Communication competition

  • The conception of a contraceptive

    15th October 2012

    The first contraceptive pill was developed on this day in 1951

  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012

    10th October 2012

    Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka were awarded by Nobel Foundation in Stockholm for their groundbreaking discoveries that reveal the inner workings of G-protein-coupled receptors

  • Chemical poetry

    4th October 2012

    Some poetry inspired by chemistry on National Poetry Day

  • Unveiling the mummy

    1st October 2012

    What chemistry can tell us about ancient Egyptians mummies