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"Atomic tragedian" (theatre review), Nature 518, 301 (2015). Available here.

"Obituary: Carl Djerassi (1923-2015)", Nature 519, 34 (2015). Available here.

"Silt, dams and hydraulic heroes", Nature 517, 144 (2015). Available here.

"Words into gold", Nature 517, 269 (2015). Available here.

"Alchemy on the page", Chemistry World 5 March 2015. Available here.

"Flowing rivers of mercury", Chemistry World 7 January 2015. Available here.

"A fat lot of good", Chemistry World 2 May 2014. Available here.

"What is a bond?", Chemistry World 30 January 2014. Available here.

"The chemistry of inaction", Chemistry World 27 May 2014. Available here.

"Harvesting heat", Chemistry World 27 October 2014. Available here.

"Artistic alchemy", Nature 512, 26-27 (2015). Available here.

"Forgotten prophet of the Internet" (book review), Nature 509, 425 (2014). Available here.

"The hidden structure of liquids", Nature Materials 13, 758-759 (2014). Available here.

"Can graphene keep its promise?", National Science Review 2, 54-56 (2015). Available here.

"Crowdsourcing: Strength in numbers", Nature 506, 26 February 2014. Available here.

"The future of physics", Research Professional Funding Insight, 7 January 2014. See here.

"Four decades of materials developments transform society", MRS Bulletin 38, 873 (2013). Available here.

Review of "David and Goliath" (Malcolm Gladwell), Nature 502, 34 (2013). Available here. (£)

"The perils of the name game", Research Fortnight 2 October 2013. Available here.

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The Unseen - A History of the Invisible

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