To mark the year of crystallography, we focus on an important scientific duo who used this powerful tool to help develop cancer drugs.
In 2001, our researchers Tim Hunt and Paul Nurse won a share of the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine. We look back at their achievements.
From the Great War trenches to the frontline against cancer, mustard gas has come a long way, thanks to the outstanding research of chemist Alexander Haddow.
This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.
In 1978 Professor Julian Peto published a scientific paper that influenced many lives, by helping to usher in an era free from asbestos.
Continuing Our Milestones series, we take a look at a key breast cancer molecule and the development of the breast cancer drug Herceptin.