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Dismay and uncertainty in scientific circles after UK votes to leave EU

24 June 2016  News and Analysis

Brexit vote prompts fears over freedom of movement and funding


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Teva sells off products in preparation for Allergan merger

27 June 2016 Business

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Generics deals with Impax, Dr Reddy’s and Sagent aimed at satisfying competition authorities

Global R&D trends challenge traditional science powerhouses

27 June 2016 News and Analysis

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As more nations fund science and global R&D investments shift east, traditional science leaders like the US and UK are under ...

Drawing designer COFs

24 June 2016 Research

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Microfluidics pave way for making unique covalent organic framework materials

Women’s safety clothing not fit for purpose  

Union report finds ill-fitting clothing can harm research and safety

EU poised to legislate endocrine disruptor definition  

The European Commission’s newly proposed standards to identify endocrine disruptors face...

Obama signs law to revamp US chemical rules  

A long-awaited overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act that governs America’s regul...

Miniature carbon bottles hold promise as nano-reactors  

Nanobubbles with hydrophobic interiors also have potential as drug delivery agents

Millions of metal nanoparticles hot off the printing press  

Polymer ink printing opens up vast library of alloy nanoparticles

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The next generation

24 June 2016 Premium contentFeature

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Elinor Hughes catches up with some of the latest materials and processes in photovoltaics research

Sulfate aerosols and the summer that wasn’t  

After the Mount Tambora megavolcano erupted in 1815, the years that followed had weather t...

The element makers  

The periodic table has now grown to 118 elements. We met some of the people who make them ...

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