The Scream is one of the most famous paintings in the world, but it’s bright colours are fading! The worlds of art and science team up to help solve this mystery.
Parasitic ticks, friends rather than foes?
Ticks are usually viewed as disgusting parasites, but new research has emerged that may make you change your mind about these little critters.
Simple molecules for complicated diseases?
Alzheimer’s is an extremely complicated disease with limited treatment options. Researchers have recently designed some very simple molecules that may be able to help.
Putting chemists out of business- the immunotherapy revolution
The development of chemotherapy revolutionised the treatment of cancer in the 20th century, however, side effects have remained problematic. Immunotherapy, using the body’s natural immune system to fight cancer, may be a safer and more effective alternative.
The Chemistry Behind Bushfires
The current Australian bushfire season has been worse than any seen before. The causes are complex, but chemistry can be used to help fight the disaster.
Seeking inspiration from nature to treat opioid addiction
Researchers have looked at the biosynthetic pathways in plants to help them synthesise the potential anti-addiction agents ibogaine and voacangine.