A short history of the discovery of hydrogen is given, together with its properties, uses and applications, and its importance in transport, from b
Alexander S. Cragg
Representations of atomic structure in the logos of atomic energy regulatory bodies do not follow the rules we teach in our science and chemistry c
Catherine reports on the work that her group has been doing for Public Health England on microbes, prevention of infection, antibiotics and antibio
This article aims to introduce the lanthanides (also known as the lanthanoids) to teachers and their students.
Calcium is vital for building bones and teeth, but it is also required to help transmit messages inside cells; its unusual solvation properties mak
David J. Timson
Drugs may be used by athletes for a number of reasons, including performance enhancement.
A review of methodologies for teaching the periodic table, focusing on effective techniques with an emphasis on implementation in the classroom.
Rheology is an enormously far-reaching branch of physics (or physical chemistry) and has a number of different guises.
Dipak K. Sarker
An experiential activity organised around a contemporary socio-scientific controversy about the use of antibiotics in livestock that can be used as
Eleni A. Kyza
This article reviews clinical and basic science research to illustrate how developments in research methodology have enabled neuroscientists to und
Emma S.J. Robinson
Creating graphic novels to tell the 'stories' of the elements in the human body helps students trace the complex histories of atoms.
Managing radioactive waste on a national scale.