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High performance computing is supercharging research into clean energy solutions.

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011 Metal organic framework structure

H2 storage record

Anthony King, January 2019

A world record for hydrogen storage capacity under normal operating conditions has been set using metal organic frameworks (MOFs) – porous materials with metal ions and bridging organic ligands.


022 Broken computer parts

Valuable waste

Vanessa Zainzinger, January 2019

Unwanted electronic products are packed with precious metals and raw materials, but we’re only now finding ways to recover and reuse them.


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An exciting 2019 lies ahead

Sharon Todd, January 2019

2018 has seen increasing change on the global stage. We are witnessing further societal fragmentation across many Western markets, as a result of the increasing wealth divides and dislocation of individuals from society.


Business digest

January 2019

International life sciences measurement and testing company LGC, headquartered in London, UK, has acquired US-based SeraCare Life Sciences.


Falsified medicines

Christian Taylor, January 2019

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) 2011/62/EU comes into force on 9 February 2019. The legislation aims to prevent counterfeit or unauthorised prescription medicine from entering the legal supply chain, providing greater protection for patients.

Global View

Budget turmoil

Sarah Houlton, January 2019

Another year, another US government shutdown. Again the budget hasn’t been agreed ahead of the new fiscal year, and nor has the continuing resolution been passed.


Advanced Materials

Erno Kraft, January 2019

Gallium nitride (GaN) is probably best known as the semiconductor that first made the large-scale commercial production of blue and white light-emitting diodes possible


The virtues of the Periodic Table

Dennis Rouvray, January 2019

Somewhat surprisingly, chemists have always been rather cool in their reception of the Periodic Table and this attitude becomes ever more pronounced the further back we trace its history.