Articles that question the science behind everyday phenomena, such as 'what makes methanol toxic?' and 'why are organic compounds usually white?'

Explore the challenges facing drug discovery and research, including regulation and safety, and the process and costs of bringing them to market

For those with a basic knowledge of chemistry, we delve into the techniques researchers use to develop the next big ‘blockbuster’ compound

A column for our team and the skeptical community to discuss the latest trends in science (and pseudoscience!)