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Bubble wrap could send lab costs packing

23 July 2014  Research

Potential bubbles up across wide range of uses as storage and test vessels, especially for poor countries

Albemarle buys into lithium with Rockwood merger

23 July 2014 Business

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$6.2 billion deal capitalises on battery market growth

Former Royal Society of Chemistry president Lord Lewis dies

23 July 2014 News and Analysis

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Jack Lewis, inorganic chemist and member of the House of Lords, has died aged 86

Australia scraps its carbon tax

22 July 2014 News and Analysis

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The country is unlikely to meet its climate change targets unless some form of carbon pricing is introduced, campaigners clai...

Polymer changes colour in the heat of the moment  

Stabilising thermochromic polymers with peptides significantly increases their responsiven...

Aaron Wheeler: Algae-on-a-chip  

Aaron Wheeler talks to Harriet Brewerton about bringing the energy and microfluidics commu...

Spending on UK science and engineering continues to fall  

Science campaign groups worry that the country's research base is slowly being run down

Coffee cup confusion  

Scientists call for better labelling after research highlights inconsistencies in the chem...

Soft matter goes digital  

Colloids find a new use as information storage devices

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