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Old CDs recycled into valuable plastic

1 July 2016  Research

One pot technique can turn polycarbonates into polymer used in specialist engineering and medical roles


Rio Olympic testing lab suspended by world doping body

1 July 2016 News and Analysis

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Brazilian anti-doping lab failed to conform to international standards

Lies and deception see Astellas UK suspended by trade body

1 July 2016 Business

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Company promoted drugs inappropriately and misled regulators in the resulting investigation

Dow to cut 2500 jobs in Corning merger

30 June 2016 Business

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Firm will close silicones manufacturing plants in North Carolina and Japan as it absorbs former joint venture

Higher lead levels in blood of Flint’s young children  

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports levels of lead are of concern

Canada allocates extra C$465 million for basic research  

New investment in fundamental research signals shift from the previous Harper administrati...

Scientists unearth one of world’s largest helium gas deposits  

A new approach to helium recovery should take the guesswork out of finding this vital medi...

Sanofi and Boehringer agree €11bn asset swap  

Deal swaps Sanofi’s animal health arm for Boehringer’s consumer healthcare business as...

Sweet tear sensor could ease pain of diabetes  

New non-invasive sensor could check blood glucose levels using tears

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