Earth & Environmental Sciences

In Depth

The bigger the better

A UK-wide prohibition on the use of plastic microbeads in some cosmetic and personal care products came into effect in 2018, but what fundamental lessons can we learn from this high-profile case? Dr …

Comment And Analysis

The greenest lab equipment?

I love my job. The main reason is that I help labs save vast amounts of money whilst fighting climate change. 

Interviews

A real chemical showman

Science populariser and chemist extraordinaire Andrea Sella will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Lab Innovations. We caught up with him to talk brave graduate students, historical apparatus and t…

Focal Point

Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...