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Molecule of the month – hydrogen

This month my molecule of the month is a simple one; hydrogen. It is the simplest possible molecule; hydrogen atoms are the smallest type of atom, composed of just one proton and one electron. When two of these atoms join together they … Continue reading

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Tamiflu

I’ve been pretty lucky over the past year, and have not been infected with the dreaded swineflu. Some of the guys in my office have had it I think (or maybe it was just a mild case of manflu), but … Continue reading

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Molecule of the month – cholesterol

  Molecule of the month has unfortunately become more like molecule of the financial quarter of late. Apologies for that.  We are back though, and this month’s mouth-watering molecule is cholesterol. What prompted me to write about it was when a … Continue reading

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