Toxicology and Fire

Fire Toxicity Conference 2016

Register now for Fire Toxicity Conference 2016

21 to 23 March

An important international forum for experts from across the world, this three day event held at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) will highlight the very latest research and open discussion in all fire and hazard related topics.  Up for discussion will be: lessons learned from major fire disasters, smoke toxicity and the effect of combustion conditions, clinical care of fire smoke injury, forensic investigations of fire toxicity, the physiological effect of fire toxicants and more.

Speakers offering their insights into these topics are some of the fire prevention leaders in Europe, including Juergen Troitszch, Fire and Environment Protection Service, Germany, Peter Holland, UK Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser and Tommy Kiaer, Vice President of the European Fire Fighters Unions Alliance.  In addition, experts from the University of Leuven, Effectis, University of Waterloo, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, SP Technical Research Institute and the European Commission with also deliver their latest fire hazard research findings, hypotheses and advice.

You can view the full conference programme here.

New publication from the Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry has also recently published this related book entitled Toxicology, Survival and Health Hazards of Combustion Products.  You can purchase this book in the Royal Society of Chemistry bookshop or you can read the first chapter for free through your Personal RSC Publishing Account.

Book cover: Toxicology, Survival and Health Hazards of Combustion Products

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Toxicology, Survival and Health Hazards of Combustion Products

Edited by David A. Purser, Robert L. Maynard and James C. Wakefield

Fires are a common source of exposure to smoke and a range of toxicologically active chemicals. Providing a complete overview of the subject, this book provides comprehensive and detailed information on    combustion processes, estimation of rate of production of combustion products, dispersion of these products and their effects on health.

Beginning with a chapter discussing the chemistry of combustion and detailing the mechanisms of burning, how different materials ignite and the nature of combustion products, the book goes on to examine  specific combustion products in detail, the toxicity and carcinogenicity of the products, their dispersion and methods of monitoring.

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Shine on You Crazy Books*

Series Editors Massimo, Lesley and Evelyne describe their new roles, their big plans for the series of books in photochemical and photobiological sciences and some exciting publications coming soon.

Let there be light! It’s a new beginning for The Comprehensive Series in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. First started in 2001, this series has covered some fantastic topics from flavins to lasers. Brand new books have just been published, and the freshly appointed Series Editorial Board is looking for the next big topics.

How did the series emerge?

In addition to primary research and reviews, photochemists, photobiologists and aspiring students can need more. In response to the identified need for comprehensive information sources that cover well-established and emerging fields in depth, in 2001 the European Society for Photobiology (ESP) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) agreed to launch a series of books in photoscience. The series title leaves little untold about its purpose: Comprehensive Series in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences.

Browsing through some documents from the time of its launch, we ran into instructions for authors that suggest manuscripts should be submitted “together with a set of disks (or CD-ROM)…” Today, floppy disks are useless, compact disks are a vintage technology and we submit our scientific papers by clicking on touchscreen devices. So much has changed, but the book series has maintained its high scientific standards and best original features, thanks to the vision of committed previous series editors (Donat-Peter Haeder and the late Giulio Jori).

5000 pages later…

Thirteen books (and over 5000 pages!) have now been published, covering very cool and interesting fields, giving – as the series editors wrote in the foreword of the first published volume – a critical evaluation of the directions that the field is taking. If you glance at the published titles, you will see the results of hard and dedicated work from many chapter authors and volume editors from around the world.

The Executive Committee of the ESP met in September 2015 in Aveiro, Portugal during the biennial Congress of the Society. The Committee has given the three of us the prestigious roles of Series Editors of the book series. We are flattered and honoured by this office. We are committed to work hard to maintain the standards of the Series and to source and invite new edited volumes on important topics.

And what now?

Very soon, two new volumes will be available. Surface Water Photochemistry, edited by Paola Calza and Davide Vione, is now available and it explores the latest research on the photochemical fate of organic pollutants in surface water. Singlet Oxygen, edited by Santi Nonell and Cristina Flors, comprises two volumes that present the physical, chemical and biological properties of this reactive oxygen species and its increasingly important applications across chemical, environmental and biomedical areas. Look out for this book in early 2016.

Currently, we are scouring the literature, attending conferences and speaking to our colleagues to decide what are the topics that have developed significantly in the last few years and that could now do with a new edited book covering the field. The series will be open to and will expand to include any topic where an in-depth coverage need is defined.

Thanks to the impending publication of two new titles, a new series Editorial Board, and beautiful new cover designs, it looks like an exciting new start for the Comprehensive Series in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. We do welcome feedback on books in the series and ideas for areas we should cover in future. To get in touch, please email us at books@rsc.org.

Ad maiora!

Read more in the full Editorial published in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences.

Posted by Rowan on behalf of the authors Massimo Trotta, Evelyne Sage and Lesley Rhodes

Lesley E. Rhodes, University of Manchester (Scientific interests include human photobiology and photomedicine); Evelyn Sage, Institut Curie (Focusses on basic aspects of photobiology in her research); Massimo Trotta, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy (Research interests are in environmental applications of photosynthesis)

*Apologies to Pink Floyd

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Discounts on popular science books until 11 December

A quick browse through our popular science collection and you’ll be able to cross all the chemistry-themed presents off your list before you can say “subatomic particle”.

Until 11 December 2015, we’re offering non-members a 25% discount on books. Use code SEASBP15 at the Bookshop checkout.

And don’t forget, our members get 35% off – just enter your membership number at the Bookshop checkout.

Here’s our guide to six books in the collection…

A certain Dr Webber had complained to a City of London magistrate that brilliantly coloured socks…had caused severe ‘‘constitutional and local complaint’’ to several of his patients.

The Case of the Poisonous Socks

William H Brock

£19.99/$32.00

The author says:

“…the idea was to use stories from the history of 19th and 20th-century chemistry to encourage a better understanding of how chemists work and the centrality of chemistry to the working of our modern world.”

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The reviews say:

“Each essay is itself a mine of glorious nuggets of information … offering the reader such gems as the sock story, an entertaining song about sewerage, and the involvement of the Chemist Justus Liebig with the origins of Fray Bentos corned beef and Oxo.”  Georgette Taylor Metascience

“Science historian William H Brock sticks to his scholarship in assembling this collection of 42 short essays, and he tells them in an entertaining manner that facilitates learning and subsequent retelling.”  Bob Kenworthy Chemical Heritage, Fall 2012/Winter 2013

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The best cure for muscle and joint pain is ibuprofen, which suppresses the excess arachidonic acid that is the cause.


Chemistry at Home

John Emsley

£21.99/$35.00

The author says:

“…if you’ve ever wondered what’s in popular medicines, laundry liquids, cosmetics, toilet cleaners, diet drinks, weedkillers, and even WD40, then this book reveals all. [It] helps people understand what they are using,         and to pierce the web of chemistry misinformation that’s spun by some in the media.”

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Chemistry was unquestionably the sine qua non of the war.


The Chemists’ War

Michael Freemantle

£19.99/$32.00

The author says:

“The First World War and especially the chemistry that underpinned the war fascinate me. The lethal explosives, incendiaries, and poison gases used in the war were all discovered and developed by chemists, but so            were the anaesthetics, antiseptics, painkillers and disinfectants employed in the casualty clearing stations and military hospitals. I wanted to write a book that covered all the chemical aspects of the war and described      the contributions of chemists to the war effort and the care of the sick and wounded.”

The reviews say:

“It is well written, extensively referenced and includes a useful last chapter on the top 50 chemicals of the Great War. There is a lot of interesting chemistry but the human story is also strong.”

“…a remarkably diverse collection of essays … The book will appeal to the general reader as well as the many scientists and historians interested in the Great War.”  Popular Science

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While Herschel may have believed that there was indeed a true absence of stars in such regions, an alternative explanation is simpler: that something in the foreground is obscuring the optical light of the background stars.


The Cosmic-Chemical Bond

D A Williams, T W Hartquist

£24.99/$40.00

The authors say:

“Chemistry has been operating in the universe ever since the first simple elements appeared after the Big Bang. We describe the chemical story of the universe, from the formation of the first stars and galaxies, to the             birth of stars and galaxies in the present epoch. If that’s your bag, this is your book.”

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Markov was unaware that beneath the skin of his leg was a minute pellet containing one of the deadliest of all poisons…

Molecules of Murder

John Emsley

£16.99/$24.95

The author says:

“The book is about 10 deadly molecules and the murders in which they were used. My reason for writing the book was to tap into the public’s appetite for true crime dramas and to show how important is the role of                  chemistry.”

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The reviews say:

“This book is clearly written and much easier to digest than the compounds it describes … Emsley has written a book that satisfies the true-crime reader as well as the science-orientated specialist … I’m sure Gil Grisson, former head of the forensic investigation team in the TV Show “CSI” would have a copy on his shelf.”  Charles Tumosa Chemical and Engineering News, Feb 2 2009, Volume 87, Number 05

“…each chapter is full of interesting nuggets of information that you just don’t find in the standard toxicology textbooks … Highly recommended, too, for anybody who enjoys a good thriller!”  Safety and Health Practitioner

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…the innovation of the whisky blend, attributed to Andrew Usher in the early 1860s, was ripe for exploitation by the so-called whisky barons towards the end of the 19th century.

The Science and Commerce of Whisky

Ian Buxton, Paul S Hughes

£27.99/$45.00

The authors say:

“We recognised a need for a fresh and up-to-date approach to a fast-moving topic that would appeal to both students and enthusiasts. Gain insights into and appreciation of one of the world’s favourite spirits.”

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The reviews say:

“The authors have clearly put much effort into this book… I enjoyed the book almost as much as I enjoy whisky. I imagine it will also be enjoyed by many chemists with no taste for whisky. Fascinating stuff from cover to cover.”  Ian W Davies Chromatographia (2014) 77:1733-1734

“The entire journey between barley and the final product is explained with a host of scientific details.”  Jean-Marie Putz http://www.whisky-distilleries.info

Find all of these and more in the Bookshop now.

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Supramolecular chemistry books news

Register now for MASC2015

Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd December 2015, Durham University


The annual Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Group meeting organised by Prof. Jonathan W. Steed will take place next month. The Royal Society of Chemistry will have a booth so come and browse our newly published books in the Monographs is Supramolecular Chemistry series!

MASC is a long running conference series that attracts prominent international speakers and provides an excellent forum for PhD students and postdocs to showcase their work.  The group is chaired by Prof. Philip Gale and past group chairmen have included Prof. Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Prof. Peter Tasker, Prof. Bob Hay, Prof. Martin Schroder, Prof. David Parker FRS and Prof. Paul Beer.  More information and details about how to register can be found on the MASC website.

New books published

The following books have been recently published in our Monographs in Supramolecular Chemistry series.  You can purchase any of these books in the Royal Society of Chemistry bookshop or you can read the first chapter for free through your Personal RSC Publishing Account.

Pillararenes

Pillararenes are a new class of macrocyclic hosts, which have applications in sensing, material synthesis and biomedicine.  This book covers all aspects of Pillararene synthesis, their host-guest properties and supramolecular assemblies.  This book is edited by the leader in this field and will appeal to graduate students and academics alike.

Polyrotaxane and Slide-Ring Materials

Polyrotaxane is a necklace-like supramolecule in which many cyclic molecules can be threaded and cross-linked together to form functional polymeric materials.  The resulting movable cross-linked structure yields unique properties with potential applications in new films, elastomers and coatings.  This book, authored by the inventor of slide-ring materials, provides a comprehensive guide to slide-ring synthesis, functionality, analysis and application.

Synthetic Receptors for Biomolecules: Design, Principles and Applications

Synthetic receptor molecules mimic antibody recognition and are widely used in sensing and drug development.  This book covers the most effective synthetic receptors for each major class of biomolecules.  The book is written in an accessible style making it appeal to those new to supramolecular chemistry as well as those looking for information on specific synthetic receptors.

The following books will be published in the next couple of weeks and can be pre-ordered now:

Boron: Sensing, Synthesis and Supramolecular Self-Assembly

This book provides a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of boronic acid-based receptors.  The synthesis and self assembly of these receptors are covered in detail together with the applications of boron in chemical molecular sensors. Containing contributions from leading research groups in this field, this book will appeal to researchers of all levels in organic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, materials science and bio-organic chemistry.

Porous Polymers: Design, Synthesis and Applications

Porous materials with very large internal surface areas are of great interest for applications in energy storage and environmental remediation.  This book describes the significant recent progress in the development of different porous frameworks, with particular focus on the relationship between structure design, synthesis methods and properties.  The book provides a comprehensive overview of different porous polymer systems, which will be of interest researchers and graduate students alike.

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Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry R&D Conference

Solving the Innovation Conundrum
Wednesday 11 November 2015 | Royal College of Physicians

Register for the ABPI R&D Conference 2015 and come and browse our drug discovery books at the RSC booth.

This year the event will address the following question:

“With an ever increasing amount of innovation in the life sciences sector, how can we maximise research and development productivity?”

The ABPI have a host of senior speakers confirmed from within the biopharmaceutical industry and across the breadth of the UK life sciences community.
If you are part of the life science community, including colleagues from academia, government, NHS, charities, funders, patient group representatives and industry, this conference will be a unique opportunity for you to:

  • highlight innovative research that has opened the door to novel therapeutics
  • hear about the evolving model of drug discovery and the impact for both the biopharmaceutical industry and wider UK stakeholders in R&D
  • showcase innovative practices that that will improve R&D productivity and accelerate access to medicines
  • network with peers and colleagues at the post-conference drinks reception

The ABPI R&D Conference 2015 has been approved by the following institutions for the purposes of CPD:

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine | 5.45 CPD credits for full attendance

Royal Society of Biology | 18 CPD credits

Orphan Drugs and Rare DiseasesHuman-based Systems for Translational ResearchCardiovascular and Metabolic Disease: Scientific Discoveries and New Therapies

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Books for 2016 – find them all in our new catalogues

As a specialist publisher, working with internationally respected authors, we’re consistently able to make the best chemical science knowledge accessible to everyone, encouraging new ideas and inspiring scientists of the future.

And there’s a lot to look forward to in 2016.

Highlights for the year (and where to find them):

  • Explore the new RSC Chemical Biology Series, find out what we’re adding to the Green Chemistry, Drug Discovery and Issues in Toxicology series, and view the latest popular science titles in the Books Catalogue 2016.
  • Request free inspection copies of student-friendly textbooks, full of subject-specific information, and find out more about new editions such as Food: The Chemistry of its Components 6th edition in our Textbook and course materials catalogue.
  • Browse textbooks, series volumes and reference titles including our acclaimed Drug Discovery Series, or order McCance & Widdowson’s The Composition of Foods (7th summary edition) and Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 6th edition through the Life Sciences books catalogue.

From professional reference to popular science

Developed to provide a broad choice of highly relevant content, we now have more than 1,500 print and over 1,300 eBooks to choose from in our portfolio. This includes additions to current Series, new editions of classic textbooks and some great new titles that put chemistry into the context of daily life.

High quality, highly relevant, with options to suit your budget

Print books

From cutting-edge reference works to proceedings of our popular Faraday Discussions, our print books are available as series, subject sets and individual titles.

eBook collections

Available by year or subject, and divided into 11 key areas from analytical to physical chemistry, our eBook Collection includes professional reference titles, specialist periodical reports and special publications.

eBook Pick and Choose

If you’re looking for something a little more flexible, this model allows you to choose a package to suit your library from the eBook Collection. With a minimum spend of £1,000, it’s ideal for smaller institutions.

Can we help you find something?

For more information about our portfolio, please get in touch. Print copies of our Books Catalogue are also available – please contact us with your mailing address if you would like one.

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New RSC book: Green Chemistry Strategies for Drug Discovery

New publication in the RSC Drug Discovery series: Green Chemistry Strategies for Drug Discovery, edited by Emily A. Peterson and Julie B. Manley.

Green Chemistry Strategies for Drug Discovery

It is rapidly becoming clear that by incorporating green chemistry techniques earlier in drug development, pharmaceutical companies can greatly speed up the production of potential drugs.Integrating green chemistry protocol into the drug discovery discipline is a relatively new phenomenon, as the scale at which chemists operate in drug discovery is smaller than those used in process and manufacturing chemistry.

Green Chemistry Strategies for Drug Discovery is written by pioneering experts in green chemistry. It provides a practical guide illustrating, to both academic and industrial labs, how to implement greener approaches for the greatest return on their investment, and without slowing down their science.

The editors, Emily A. Peterson and Julie B. Manley, have taken a comprehensive approach to this emerging field, covering the entire drug discovery process from molecule conception, through synthesis, formulation and toxicology with specific examples and case studies where green chemistry strategies have been implemented. They also address cutting-edge topics like biologics discovery, continuous processing and intellectual property.

Green Chemistry Strategies for Drug Discovery is the newest publication in the RSC Drug Discovery series. Further details on the content and scope of this book can be found on its Books Publishing page. If you like what you read, Green Chemistry Strategies for Drug Discovery is available now as a hardback from our Royal Society of Chemistry Bookshop. It is also in our 2015 eBook collection.

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FREE Medicinal Chemistry Toolkit App: Easy to access functions – anytime, anywhere

The Medicinal Chemistry Toolkit App, compatible with iOS devices and optimised for iPad, provides a suite of resources to support the day to day work of a medicinal chemist.

Search the App store for “Medicinal Chemistry Toolkit.”

Download our Medicinal Chemistry Toolkit App on the AppStore

Functions include:

  • Cheng-Prusoff calculator
  • Dose to man calculator
  • Gibbs free energy to binding constant calculator
  • Maximum absorbable dose calculator
  • Potency shift due to plasma protein binding calculator
  • LogD vs pH curves
  • Attrition modeller
  • Drug-drug interaction modeller

Exciting new functionality recently released in v2.0 allows you to draw your own structures and provides direct feedback on the quality or drug-like nature of your compound and calculates pharmacologically relevant properties (GClogP, ligand efficiency).

The Handbook of Medicinal Chemistry

The app has been designed in collaboration with the editors of The Handbook of Medicinal Chemistry: Principles and Practice, which was published in December 2014 providing a comprehensive, everyday resource for a practicing medicinal chemist throughout the drug development process.

Price: £84.99 – RSC Members receive 35% discount!
Order Now.
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-625-1
Pages:  788

Comprehensive and up-to-date information covering the entire drug development process.

Written and edited by experts from academia and industry.
Case studies with hints and tips from within the industry allow medicinal chemists to apply academic understanding to drug discovery.

Coming Soon:  interactive electronic format

The Handbook will be published online to allow greater linking to relevant resources. Per chapter download from our publication platform containing additional features, such as links to protein and chemical structures, interactive graphs and downloadable project management templates, will be available soon.

PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-183-6
EPUB eISBN: 978-1-78262-419-6
DOI: 10.1039/9781782621836

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New solar energy books from the Royal Society of Chemistry

Take a look at these recently published books on solar energy in our Energy and Environment Series by clicking on the links below. You can access the front matter, table of contents and the first chapter of these eBooks for free.

Solar Energy Conversion edited by Piotr Piotrowiak Solar Energy Conversion

This book provides a state-of-the art review on the experimental and theoretical approaches of studying interfacial electron and excitation transfer processes which are crucial to solar energy conversion. The presented approach is fundamental in nature and thus applicable to a broad range of hybrid photovoltaic and photocatalytic materials and interfaces. The book focuses on the dynamic aspects of the electron injection, exciton and carrier relaxation processes, as well as coherence effects, which continue to provide the impetus and the greatest challenge for the development of new methodologies.

Edited and written by leading experts in the field, “Solar Energy Conversion” will appeal to those working on the fundamentals of hybrid photovoltaic and photocatalytic materials, as well as those commercially interested in their applications.

Materials Challenges edited by Stuart J. C. Irvine  Book cover: Materials Challenges

This book provides an authoritative reference on the various aspects of materials science that will impact the next generation of photovoltaic module technology.  The emphasis of the book is on thin film photovoltaic materials, addressing the fundamental aspects of photovoltaic solar cell materials and giving a comprehensive description of each, either in research or in production. Particular attention is given to the key materials drivers of solar conversion efficiency, long term stability, materials costs and materials sustainability.

 The book is essential reading for materials scientists, energy technologists and all those involved in solid-state physics.

Advanced Concepts in Photovoltaics edited by Arthur J.  Nozik, Gavin Conibeer, Matthew C.  Beard  Book cover: Advanced Concepts in Photovoltaics

This book presents the latest developments in photovoltaics which seek to either reach or surpass the Shockley-Queisser limit, and to lower the cell cost per unit area. Progress toward this ultimate goal is presented for the three generations of photovoltaic cells. The first generation is based on crystalline silicon semiconductors. The second generation is based on thin film silicon, compound semiconductors, amorphous silicon and various mesoscopic structures. The third generation is based on the unique properties of nanoscale materials, new inorganic and organic photoconversion materials, highly efficient multi-junction cells and novel photovoltaic processes. The extent to which photovoltaic materials and processes can meet the expectations of efficient and cost effective solar energy conversion to electricity is discussed.

Written by an international team of expert contributors, and with researchers in academia, national research laboratories, and industry in mind, this book is a comprehensive guide to recent progress in photovoltaics and essential for any library or laboratory in the field.

Did you know?

You can now keep up-to-date with the latest books published from the Royal Society of Chemistry with our eBook Table of Content Email Alerts. Sign up today by selecting RSC eBook Collection in the Book Alerts section on the Email Alerts Service Form.

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New materials books from the Royal Society of Chemistry

Take a look at these recently published Materials Science books covering topics across a number of our portfolio series by clicking on the links below. You can access the front matter, table of contents and the first chapter of these eBooks for free.

New in the RSC Smart Materials Series

Semiconductor Nanowires  edited by Wei Lu and Jie Xiang Semiconductor Nanowires

This book provides a timely reference on semiconductor nanowires including an introduction to their synthesis and properties. Chapters focus on the different applications including photovoltaics, nanogenerators, transistors, biosensors and photonics.

Edited by leading experts in the field and with contributions from well-known scientists, the book will appeal to both those working on fundamental nanomaterial research and those commercially interested in their applications.

Cationic Polymers in Regenerative Medicine edited by Sangram K. Samal and Peter Dubruel Cationic Polymers in Regenerative Medicine

This book brings together the expertise of leading experts in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of the recent advances in cationic polymer synthesis, modification and the design of biomaterials with different structures for therapeutic applications. Applications discussed in the book include drug and gene delivery, therapeutics in thrombosis and inflammation as well as gene therapy.

Suitable both for an educational perspective for those new to the field and those already active in the field, the book will appeal for postgraduates and researchers. The broad aspects of the topics covered are suitable for polymer chemists interested in the fundamentals of the materials systems as well as pharmaceutical chemists, bioengineering and medical professionals interested in their applications.

New in the RSC Soft Matter Series

Particle-Stabilized Emulsions and Colloids edited by To Ngai and Stefan Bon  Particle-Stabilized Emulsions and Colloids

In many cases of colloidal particles at interfaces, the mechanism of particle interactions is still unknown. This book introduces the basic concepts and principles of colloidal particles at liquid-liquid interfaces,  discusses the latest advances in emulsions stabilized by solid and soft particles and covers applications in food science and oil extraction.

With contributions from leading experts in these fields, this book will provide a background to academic researchers, engineers, and graduate students in chemistry, physics and materials science. The commercial aspects will also be of interest to those working in the cosmetics, food and oil industry.

New in the RSC Polymer Chemistry Series

Glycopolymer Code edited by C. Remzy Becer and Laura Hartmann Glycopolymer Code

Glycopolymers are important for cell signalling, recognition pathways, and their role in the immune system. They are gaining attention for new applications in tissue engineering and drug delivery. This book discusses the preparation, characterization and applications of glycopolymers providing a complete overview of the topic with examples from the latest research

With contributions from leading researchers in the field, the book is a unique source for graduates and academics new to the subject and already working in the area of glycopolymers.

New in the RSC Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Series

Microfluidics for Medical Applications edited by Albert van den Berg and Loes Segerink Microfluidics for Medical Applications

Lab-on-a-chip devices for point of care diagnostics have been present in clinics for several years now. Alongside their continual development, research is underway to bring the organs and tissue on-a-chip to the patient, amongst other medical applications of microfluidics.

This book provides the reader with a comprehensive review of the latest developments in the application of microfluidics to medicine. Written with students and practitioners in mind, and with contributions from the leaders in the field across the globe, this book provides a complete digest of the state-of-the-art in microfluidics medical devices and will provide a handy resource for any laboratory or clinic involved in the development or application of such devices.

Announcing

 

Structured Soft and Biological Matter, 9 June 2015, Durham UK

This one-day meeting, co-organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Soft Matter and the Durham Centre for Soft Matter, Durham University, UK, will mark the 10th anniversary of the launch of Soft Matter. For more information, please click here.

Did you know?

You can now keep up-to-date with the latest books published from the Royal Society of Chemistry with our eBook Table of Content Email Alerts. Sign up today by selecting RSC eBook Collection in the Book Alerts section on the Email Alerts Service Form.

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