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Graphene sandwich turns water square

27 March 2015  Research

Water trapped between graphene sheets transformed into new type of ice


Sewage offers attractive source of precious metals

27 March 2015 Research

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US Geological Survey team finds valuable metals in treated sewage and is working on the difficult problem of extraction

Chemical clarification for lobster colour change on cooking

27 March 2015 Research

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Evidence supports new theory underpinning dark blue to pink-orange transformation

Neutron–proton mass imbalance put on the quantum scales

26 March 2015 Research

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Mass difference between nucleons calculated to the highest level of precision yet

'Safe antifreeze' works better with added nanoparticles  

Antifreezes based on a non-toxic food additive are now more effective and user-friendly

Ionic liquid a perfect fit for rare earth recycling  

Urban mining could soon be commonplace

Valeant heads off Endo bid for Salix  

Bid raised to $15.8 billion in cash after rival offer from Irish firm

Spending targets for German R&D lack ambition  

Expert commission says Germany can do better than goal of investing 3% of GDP on R&D by 20...

Chemists in demand as cannabis industry experiences explosive growth  

Legalisation of marijuana in some US states is fuelling demand for analytical specialists

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Combating rare diseases

26 March 2015 Premium contentFeature

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Developing drugs for treating rare diseases isn’t always financially viable. Clare Sansom looks at some recent success stor...

It's a bloody business  Premium content

Determining the role drugs and poisons may have played in death is the responsibility of f...

A whiff of contention  Premium content

Efforts to predict a molecule’s scent and to build artificial noses are progressing desp...

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