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An ode to imagination

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Frustrated by siloed science, Dr Jennifer Rohn bemoans the lack of cross-disciplinary imagination t…

The hidden power of mathematics

Added: 12 Dec 2019

As she gets set to tread the boards for the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Dr Hannah Fry tal…

Just good sense

Added: 29 Nov 2019

Síle  Lane is on a mission to challenge misrepresentation of science and evidence. She is leading t…

A real chemical showman

Added: 28 Aug 2019

Science populariser and chemist extraordinaire Andrea Sella will be a keynote speaker at this year’…

Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Added: 19 Aug 2019

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be h…

In his element

Added: 29 Jul 2019

We spoke to astrobiologist Robert Hazen whose new book, Symphony in C, draws parallels between carb…

Just play the game

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Games have never been more popular – but can they really help in the teaching of science? You bet y…

We’ll drink to that

Added: 3 Jun 2019

Dr Leonardo Chiappisi and Dr Isabelle Grillo are fascinated with the popular Italian liquor limonce…

One man’s trash

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Mar 2019

Plastics have become a deeply worrying environmental issue, but it is unlikely that demand will dro…

A distinctly combinatorial approach

Evoluted New Media | Added: 12 Feb 2018

As energy costs go up, will we be able to leverage the power of the sun to produce chemicals? Meet …

Taking on the resistance

Evoluted New Media | Added: 12 Jan 2018

It is no secret that there is a desperate need for a response to antimicrobial resistance, so what …

Putting it all on the table

Evoluted New Media | Added: 19 Jun 2017

In 2015 four new elements were added to the periodic table. They remain – as do many of the heavy e…

Using chemistry to get knotted

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 May 2017

Chemists at the University of Manchester have managed to tie a rather unusual knot – in fact it is …

To commercialise great science, inspire young scientists

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 May 2017

Steve Bennett thinks that developing and commercialising great science is really very simple… it st…

Ready for a fully energised lecture?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 12 Dec 2016

The Christmas Lectures have been a key part of the Royal Institution’s science outreach since 1825.…

Chef de science

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 May 2016

Professor Peter Barnham speaks on the science of molecular gastronomy.

Harnessing the quantum world

Evoluted New Media | Added: 2 Mar 2016

Professor Raymond Laflamme describes the quantum world, and details the biggest challenges involved…

Mind on matter - Mark Miodownik speaks up for Materials Science

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Sep 2015

Professor Mark Miodownik, Materials Scientist, Engineer and Broadcaster tells us about his current …

Relaunching the power of fluorine

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Sep 2015

DuPont 2015 Chemistry Student Award winner Sébastien Alazet talks fluorine and how to reinvigorate …

Chemistry in the perfect coffee

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Mar 2015

Computational chemistry and coffee; not – you might imagine – natural bedfellows. But Theoretical a…