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Fractal first as molecules form Sierpinski triangles

30 March 2015  Research

Scientists have produced a repeating triangular pattern through molecular self-assembly


Fears UK government scientists could be gagged by new rules

31 March 2015 News and Analysis

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Civil service code changes mean government employees need ministerial permission to speak to the press

US Chemical Safety Board chairman resigns

31 March 2015 News and Analysis

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Resignation follows accusation of mismangement and exposure of whistleblowers

Scientists raise concern over fast-track peer review scheme

31 March 2015 News and Analysis

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Payment scheme for expedited review leads one editor of Scientific Reports to resign

Bounce denotes battery health  

Physical changes as battery discharges correlated with bounce

Plant molecule could create ‘greener’ roads  

Lignin could be turned into a more environmentally friendly and sustainable tarmac by repl...

Time spent assessing research impact was worthwhile  

Report claims wider impact of academic work was fairly determined for UK's Research Excell...

Graphene sandwich turns water square  

Water trapped between graphene sheets transformed into new type of ice

Sewage offers attractive source of precious metals  

US Geological Survey team finds valuable metals in treated sewage and is working on the di...

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