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NaNoWriMo - How to write a novel in 30 days
NaNoWriMo - How to Write a Novel in 30 Days (with the Help of Science!)
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Nov 04, 2015

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Once a year, people all over the world endeavour to write an entire novel in 30 days. Impossible! But with science on your side, you might just stand a chance of getting things finished.

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Sodium
The Element of the Month - Sodium
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Oct 28, 2015

A soft, silvery white and highly reactive metal, sodium is the 11th element in the periodic table, and our fifth element of the month.

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Back to the Future Day
Great Scott! Is Doc Emmett Brown the Best Movie Mad Scientist of All Time?
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Oct 21, 2015

As loveable as he is, Doc Brown's reckless and unscrupulous behaviour certainly qualifies him as a mad scientist. But is he the greatest movie mad scientist of all time? Well, he certainly has some competition...

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Lab Innovations 2015
5 Reasons to Get Excited about Lab Innovations 2015
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Oct 20, 2015

We'll be there! Come and see us at stand D18. But beyond that, there is much to get excited about at Lab Innovations 2015.

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National Chemistry Week 2015 - Chemistry Colours our World
National Chemistry Week 2015 - How Does Chemistry Colour Your World?
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Oct 19, 2015

National Chemistry Week is an annual programme of events organised by the American Chemical Society (ACS). This year, the emphasis is on the more colourful side of chemistry, so we've decided to share some of our favourite colourful chemistry experiments.

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Calderhall Nuclear Power Plant
This Week in Chemistry - October 2015 Edition
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Oct 14, 2015

In this regular feature we take a look at the events that happened on this very week, throughout history, that served to shape our understanding of the chemical world. This month we’re looking at the week that stretches from October 11 to October 17.

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 Awarded to DNA Trio
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Oct 09, 2015

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 has been awarded to three molecular biologists, in recognition of their “mechanistic studies of DNA repair.”

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Thomas Edison Laboratory
Take a Tour of Thomas Edison's Laboratory
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Oct 07, 2015

At the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan, it's possible to view a precise reconstruction of the room in which Edison perfected the light bulb - and accidentally invented the tattoo gun.

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Radleys Lego Competition
Find out who won the Radleys Lego competition!
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Oct 05, 2015

Put down your bricks, the results are in! Who won the 2015 Radleys Lego Competition? Find out now!

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Element of the Month - Rhodium
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Date: Sep 23, 2015

To choose the element of the month, we use a random number generator to produce a figure between 1 and 118 – the current number of elements in the periodic table. This month, we drew the number 45, making rhodium our fourth element of the month.

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