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26 June 2015  News and Analysis

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Ex-Navy man cleared of chemical threat charges in Canada

30 June 2015 News and Analysis

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An American arrested in Canada for stockpiling chemical weapons has been acquitted

Space-like conditions give rise to metabolic precursors

30 June 2015 Research

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Study suggests that vitamin B3 and quinolinic acid could have originated in interstellar ices

New explosive is powerful but greener

30 June 2015 Research

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Researchers have made one of the most powerful non-nuclear explosives to date

US Chemical Safety Board controversy continues  

The CSB is facing more tumult, with staff shake-ups and new revelations about its top lawy...

Ban proposed on recruitment of Russian talent to reverse brain drain  

Legislation to prevent overseas 'talent scouts' from operating in the country has backing ...

Collaboration, not competition  

Organic chemist E J Corey talks to Phillip Broadwith about awards, ambition and academic f...

Water-efficient crops offer solution to food versus fuel debate  

A previously overlooked group of plants could be important for producing sustainable bioen...

Chemical reform bill advances in US Congress  

Bipartisan legislation to finally overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act has overwhelmi...

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Organic odysseys

29 June 2015 Feature

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Andy Extance looks at two drugs that cranked the synthetic challenge all the way up to Halaven

Elemental exhibits  Premium content

Now forgotten but for a few dusty displays in foyers, chemical museums were once important...

Graphene beyond the hype  

For the past 10 years, graphene has popped up in many headlines. Emma Stoye looks at wheth...

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