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"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.

"Quantum quest", Nature 501, 154 (2013). Available here.

"Fueling physics envy?", Physics World, August 2013. See here.

Review of "Love, Literature and the Quantum Atom", ed. F. Aaserud & J. L. Heilbron, in New Scientist 12 August 2013. See here.

"Hits, Misses and Close Calls: An Image Essay on Pattern Formation in On Growth and Form", Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 38.1, 74-88 (2013). See here.

Reviews of Time Reborn (Lee Smolin) and Farewell to Reality (Jim Baggott), Observer 9 June 2013.

"The Wizard of Houston Street" [review of Tesla by W. Bernard Carlson], Wall Street Journal, May 24 (2013). Available here.

"Celebrate the unknowns", Nature 496, 419–420 (2013). Available here.

"What does DNA do?", Chemistry World, May 2013.

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