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2017

Molecule of the Month: Methanethiol: and other stinky components of durian

May, P., 1 May 2017

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Molecule of the Month: Nepetalactone: The molecule in catnip that makes cats stoned.

May, P., 1 Mar 2017

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Vitamin A: The Molecule of Vision

May, P., 1 Jan 2017

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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin C: The cure for scurvy

May, P., 1 Jul 2017

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Molecule of the Month - Vitamin B1 (Thiamine): Deficiency of this causes beriberi

May, P., 1 Sep 2017

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2016

Molecule of the Month: Congo Red: A red dye, but not from the Congo

May, P., 1 Jan 2016

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Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Melanin: The pigment that causes different skin colours

May, P., 1 Mar 2016

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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin E: The 'sex drug'.

May, P., 1 Sep 2016

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin K: The vitamin required for blood klotting

May, P., 11 May 2016

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access
2015

Molecule of the Month: 1,3-Butadiene: Golf balls, tyres and Lego.

May, P., 1 Jun 2015

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Molecule of the Month: Stevioside: The ‘natural’ sweetener that’s an alternative to sugar.

May, P., 1 Sep 2015

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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin D: ...or how Shaun the Sheep helps prevent rickets!

May, P., 1 Nov 2015

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access
2014

Molecule of the Month; Aconitine: A poisoner’s potion of choice.

May, P., 1 Oct 2014

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Hydrazine: Rocket fuel, spandex suits, power stations and car air-bags!

May, P., 1 Jan 2014

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Sucrose: Table sugar.

May, P., 1 May 2014

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2013

Molecule of the Month: Phenylbutazone: The controversial horse painkiller.

May, P., 2 Apr 2013

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access
2012

Insight: measurements of atmospheric electric field could help forecast weather

Piper, IM. & Bennett, AJ., 17 Apr 2012

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Molecule of the Month: Captopril: The treatment for high blood pressure derived from snake venom.

May, P., 1 Aug 2012

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Molecule of the Month: Lauric Acid: The main constituent of coconut oil.

May, P., 1 Apr 2012

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Molecule of the Month: Medroxyprogesterone acetate: The drug used for chemical castration.

May, P., 1 Oct 2012

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2011

Molecule of the Month: DEET: The spray-on insect repellant.

May, P., 1 Jan 2011

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Molecule of the Month: Endosulfan: The controversial insecticide

May, P., 1 Jun 2011

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Molecule of the Month: Eribulin (Halaven): The anti-cancer drug made from a sea-sponge

May, P., 1 Apr 2011

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Molecule of the Month: Sodium Hypochlorite: The chemical name for household bleach.

May, P., 1 Oct 2011

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Solving the maths problem in chemistry: the impact of a pre-university maths summer school

Shallcross, DE., Allan, NL., Shallcross, K., Croker, SJ., Smith, DM., May, PW., Harrison, TG. & G J, P., 1 Jul 2011

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Molecule of the Month: Kevlar: The super-tough fibre used to make bullet-proof vests

May, P., 1 Nov 2010

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Molecule of the Month: Kispeptin: The molecule of puberty and sexual fertility.

May, P., 1 Sep 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: The main cleaning agent in soap and detergent.

May, P., 1 Mar 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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2009

Molecule of the Month: Citalopram: A new treatment for depression

May, P., 1 Dec 2009

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Molecule of the Month: Indigotin: The dye used to colour blue jeans

May, P., 1 Feb 2009

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Molecule of the Month - Retinal: The molecule of sight

May, P., 1 Apr 2009

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2008
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Molecule of the Month - Folic acid: A necessary ingredient for building DNA, cells and babies

May, P., 1 Aug 2008

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2007

Molecule of the Month: Acetyl Coenzyme-A: The molecule that makes fats, or burns them.

May, P., 1 May 2007

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Molecule of the Month: Nitric Acid: The starting point for explosives and fertilisers.

May, P., 1 Nov 2007

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2006

Molecule of the Month: Linoleic Acid: The vegetable oil that's used to make margarine

May, P., 1 May 2006

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month - Hemoglobin: The oxygen-carrying molecule found in blood

May, P., 1 Feb 2006

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2000

Molecule of the Month: Chlorophyll: The green colour of plants

May, P., 1 May 2000

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Molecule of the Month: DNA: The genetic blueprint molecule

May, P., 1 Jan 2000

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Molecule of the Month: Nandrolone: The controversial anabolic steroid

May, P., 1 Oct 2000

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1999

Molecule of the Month: Nitrous oxide: Laughing gas

May, P., 1 Jun 1999

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Open Access