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Crystallography on BBC Radio 4

29th November 2012

Melvyn Bragg and guests discussed the history crystallography

  • Science: It’s a Real Thing!

    26th November 2012

    The first of a series of features about ScienceGrrl, a network of (almost entirely) very passionate female scientists committed to passing this love on to the next generation

  • Women Champions in Science

    23rd November 2012

    The RSC is hosting a play for school students called If Chloe Can…, based on a book by Esther McVey MP

  • From pure science to profit

    23rd November 2012

    Creativity in chemistry allows us to discover things that no one knew were there to be discovered. Scientists need to be aware of business needs but not driven by them, says John Cadogan

  • Lord Porter honoured at Imperial College

    21st November 2012

    The RSC has awarded a National Chemical Landamark in the 10th year anniversary of the Nobel Laureate's death

  • A unique perfume for a unique Queen

    19th November 2012

    The Royal Society of Chemistry has commissioned Adamas, an exclusive fragrance to be given to Her Majesty The Queen as a Christmas gift to mark the end of her Diamond Jubilee Year

  • Professor Alain Fuchs, President CNRS, visits the RSC

    19th November 2012

    He has discuss the "New trends in the French policy for science and technology - CNRS contribution"

  • Michael Edenborough

    12th November 2012

    How a trained chemist moves to become an intellectual property barrister

  • Insulin dose through the nose – the end of injections for diabetics?

    8th November 2012

    Scientists have developed a once-a-day nasal gel formulation for the delivery of insulin that could put an end to injections for Type 1 diabetes sufferers

  • Non-animal test could spare 1 million mice

    5th November 2012

    The Royal Society of Chemistry today welcomed the implementation of newly-developed non-animal methods of testing for poisons in shellfish from the seas around Britain which has led to 14,000 mice being spared testing and death in 2012

  • Keep calm and do chemistry

    5th November 2012

    On 7th November 2012 share chemistry in real time