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Scientists relieved as UK research protected in real terms

25 November 2015  News and Analysis

Chancellor reveals that core science budget will see inflationary rise of £500 million over course of this parliament


Science communication competition 2015–16

27 November 2015 News and Analysis

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Your chance to be published in Chemistry World & present at the Royal Institution

Drug firms to share chemical compound libraries

26 November 2015 Business

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AstraZeneca and Sanofi aim to facilitate drug discovery by swapping 210,000 proprietary chemical compounds

Saving water increases health risks in green buildings

26 November 2015 Research

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Study shows that sustainable plumbing systems may lower drinking water quality and help bacteria grow

Intrigue at the top of the US’s Chemical Safety Board  

Agency that reviews US industrial chemical accidents is trying to oust its managing direct...

‘Superballs’ can block infection by Ebola virus  

Globular glycofullerene molecules prevent virus from evading immune system and entering ce...

Detecting leaks in gastrointestinal plumbing  

Low-cost capsule can detect bleeding in the stomach in real time

Perovskite boosts silicon solar cell efficiency  

Silicon industry will be ‘beating a path to the door’ of inventors, says scientist

Poor management of antibiotics squandering life-saving drugs  

Internet and over-the-counter sales along with counterfeit drugs is driving a worldwide ri...

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Dating the age of humans

20 November 2015 Premium contentFeature

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Physical science is helping archaeologists close in on the real answers behind the mysteries of human evolution, finds Ida Em...

Molecule-making microbes  Premium content

Extracting terpene drugs from plants is difficult and wasteful, so pharma companies are lo...

The dream of zeolite design  Premium content

Zeolites are important industrial catalysts, so why can’t chemists make them to order? A...

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