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Clouded rear vision

Leo Caves, 13/08/2012

Novelist William Gibson said: ‘The future is already here – it’s just not very evenly distributed.’ A corollary of this statement is that the past is also here

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DNA origami

Michael Gross, 13/08/2012

Two key inventions, each concerning the re-use of natural enzymes for technology, revolutionised molecular biology in the last quarter of the 20th century

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Is there any salt in the sea?

Dennis Rouvray, 13/08/2012

The appearance of this tome raises the controversial question whether chemists – or other scientists for that matter – have any real need for philosophy

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Pioneering women chemists

Nina Morgan, 13/08/2012

According to Lesley Yellowlees, president elect of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the first woman to be elected to that position in the Society’s 171 year history

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