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World Health Day - Beat Diabetes
World Health Day 2016 - Beat Diabetes
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Apr 07, 2016

Diabetes is predicted to become the world’s 7th leading cause of death by 2030. So it's no wonder that the theme of World Health Day 2016 is Beat Diabetes.

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Terbium
Element of the Month - Terbium
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Apr 01, 2016

From screens to spending to space to speakers, terbium may not be one of the most famous of elements, but it's certainly one of the more versatile.

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World Water Day 2016
World Water Day - Scientists Need to Lead by Example
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Mar 22, 2016

World Water Day might fall just once a year, but the issues won’t suddenly vanish once March 23 rolls around. The time for change is now.

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On This Week in Chemistry - Bromine
This Week in Chemistry - March 2016 Edition
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Mar 18, 2016

In this regular feature on the Radleys blog, we take a look at the events that happened on this very week, throughout history, that shaped our understanding of the chemical world.

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Chemistry of Chocolate
The Chemistry That Makes Your Easter Chocolate Delicious
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Mar 09, 2016

Chocolate shares certain chemical traits with morphine, marijuana, amphetamines, and even ecstasy. No wonder Easter is such a happy time of year!

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Actiunium - Uraninite Ore
The Element of the Month - Actinium
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Feb 24, 2016

Actinium is rare, beautiful, and deadly. And yet, it just might save your life.

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Saluting Helen Sharman – the First Briton in Space
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Feb 17, 2016

Dr Helen Sharman was a chemist who, in 1991, became the first Briton to visit space. In this blog post we take a look at Dr Helen's journey from her job in a chocolate factory to becoming a crew member of the Anglo Soviet Juno Mission.

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First Ever X-Ray
This Week in Chemistry - February 2016 Edition
Author: Simon Moorhouse
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Date: Feb 12, 2016

In this regular feature on the Radleys blog, we take a look at the various births, deaths, and discoveries that shaped the world as we know it. In this instalment - x-rays, elements, bombs and diamonds.

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Radleys Distributor Awards 2015
Author: Dr Keren Abecassis
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Date: Feb 10, 2016

At the end of January, Radleys held our annual Sales & Commercial Meeting at Hanbury Manor in Hertfordshire, UK. This important event is a chance for us to gather our international distributors in one place and share ideas and news. Find out who the Award Winners were...

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STEM Careers outside the lab
The Student Spot - Your Essential Guide to STEM Careers Outside the Laboratory by Keren Abecassis
Author: Keren Abecassis
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Date: Feb 09, 2016

The Student Spot is a regular feature on the Radleys blog in which we invite those who are studying, researching, or practising chemistry to share their thoughts on the latest developments in the world of science. In this edition, our very own Keren Abecassis offers some advice for anyone who wants to work in STEM out of the lab.

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