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The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine: How our cells sense and adapt to oxygen levels

Today saw the first of the 2019 Nobel Prizes awarded. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” This graphic takes a look at the prize-winning research.

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IYPT 2019 Elements 007: Nitrogen, the element that feeds the world

We’re up to element 7 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series: Nitrogen. This element was feeding the world long before Band Aid made it cool, and also makes up the bulk of the air that surrounds us.

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The CI 2015 Reader Survey – The Results!

Thanks to everyone who responded to the survey I put out at the end of last year, both to find out a bit more about the site’s readership, and also to hear what you want to see from the site this year. The results are summarised in the image above, but are also shown individually […]

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The Compound Interest Reader Survey 2015

2015’s been a big year for Compound Interest: over the course of the year, the site’s had almost 2 million unique visitors, and the site’s Facebook page hit the 100,000 likes milestone and continued apace. To cap it all the Compound Interest book (based on food and drink chemistry) was released in October, and has […]

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Chemical Compound Herb & Spice Labels Back on Sale!

Good news! It’s been a while, due the wait on Etsy approving the printers for this second batch, but the chemical compound herb & spice labels are now back on sale right here. Yours for £6.99, plus postage & packaging!  

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Chemical Compounds Herb & Spice Labels Now Available for Purchase!

The first batch of chemical compound spice labels are now available from the Etsy site here! Note that this is a different page to the Redbubble page where the site posters are available. I’ve started with a modest batch of 25 sets of herb & spice labels; however, should these prove popular, more will be […]