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Artificial intelligence and chemistry

By Ian Maxwell

What is the future of AI in the chemistry professions, and is it something we should be worried about? Ian Maxwell reports on AI and its future compared to that of quantum computing in molecular quantum chemistry.

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mRNA vaccines for COVID-19

The 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly to Katalin Karikó (Professor at Szeged University, Hungary, and Adjunct...

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Hanging up the lab coat

By Dr Barbara Cosson and Dr Janine Pickering
How do you make a career change after a spending most of your life ensconced in chemistry? To get some insight, we recently debriefed with a...

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Pepper’s ghost

By Ian D. Rae
It’s not often that my interest in the history of chemistry, usually with an Australian flavour, coincides with my interest in the history of the...

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