February's Molecule of the Month

Oxytocin By Marcus Taylor There are many mysteries in our Universe that are yet to be solved: how did life begin, what came before the Big Bang, are we alone in the Universe? These are all big questions that fall into the domain of science and which scientists of the past, present and future are... Continue Reading →

January's Molecule of the Month

Lactic Acid By Marcus Taylor January is the month of new starts, new years and new resolutions. Following on from the Christmas holidays, feelings of guilt from eating and drinking too much lead many of us to begin (or at least promise to begin) doing more exercise. This might include walking more, going for runs... Continue Reading →

August’s Molecule of the Month

Cetirizine ­Sunshine, hot weather and holidays, summer time brings them all. For many the summer is the best time of the year and yet for one in five people the warm, humid weather can bring misery. This is because they suffer from a type of allergic rhinitis commonly known as hay-fever! Summer isn't all it's... Continue Reading →

July’s Molecule of the Month

Isovaleric acid 2019 marks two very important anniversaries with connections to the moon. The first celebrates 50 years since man first set foot on the moon and Neil Armstrong’s famous quote (or misquote).* The other marks 20 years since the first Wallace & Gromit short film ‘A Grand Day Out’ had its premiere in Bristol.... Continue Reading →

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