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DNA repair research takes the 2015 chemistry Nobel

7 October 2015  News and Analysis

Recipients discovered how cells can patch up damaged DNA


EPA fines Mosaic Fertilizer over hazardous waste handling

8 October 2015 Business

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US Environmental Protection Agency agrees settlement contract including $8m penalty and $800m in investments

Controversial new trade deal finalised

8 October 2015 Business

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership could raise the price of medicines, especially in developing nations

Chemists harness impermanent ‘star’ molecule

8 October 2015 Research

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Iron complex overcomes [5]radialene’s enthusiasm for reacting with itself, filling decades-old gap in series

Bristol-Myers-Squibb fined for alleged Chinese bribes  

US Securities and Exchange Commission accepts $14m settlement for charges covering the las...

Microfluidic device lets the drop beat  

Body-on-a-chip system that uses human cardiac cells has its finger on the pulse of microfl...

Live blog: Unravelling DNA repair mechanisms takes chemistry Nobel  

Keep up with the latest news and gossip on the Nobel prize

Call for collaboration to take on resistance  

Better partnerships across research, industry and policy are needed to tackle antimicrobia...

China launches nationwide emissions trading scheme  

World’s two largest polluters, the US and China, agree further action to tackle climate ...

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Egyptian blue: more than just a colour

2 October 2015 Feature

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Paul Brack finds new science in an ancient pigment

Perfumery: the molecular art form  

Sam Lear describes how to create the perfect scent

A veneer of Vermeer  

Wei-lun Toh tells a story of forgery and chemical detectives

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