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Neutron–proton mass imbalance put on the quantum scales

26 March 2015 Research

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

'Safe antifreeze' works better with added nanoparticles

26 March 2015 Research

Antifreezes based on a non-toxic food additive now work better and user-friendly

Ionic liquid a perfect fit for rare earth recycling

26 March 2015 Research

Urban mining could soon be commonplace

Valeant heads off Endo bid for Salix

25 March 2015 Business

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

Spending targets for German R&D lack ambition

25 March 2015 News and Analysis

Expert commission says Germany can do better than goal of investing 3% of GDP on R&D by 2015

Chemists in demand as cannabis industry experiences explosive growth

24 March 2015 News and Analysis

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

Opossum peptide antivenom could take on snake bites

24 March 2015 Research

An opossum serum protein that neutralises snake venom could offer a cheaper treatment for poisonous snake bites worldwide

Reform of US chemical safety rules back on

24 March 2015 News and Analysis

Bipartisan bill to revamp the US Toxic Substances Control Act is backed by the chemical industry and even a major environmental group

Bacteria altered to suppress hunger faces long road to clinic

24 March 2015 Research

Engineered microbes produce anti-obesity molecule in mice, but moving to humans poses challenges

23andMe jumps into drug R&D

23 March 2015 Business

Gene profiling firm aims to capitalise on its databank of genetic information to discover new drugs

Simple chemistry mimics animals' predator spotting method

23 March 2015 Research

Filter paper soaked in chemicals can perform complex edge detection computation

Simple cooking changes make healthier rice

23 March 2015 Research

Adding oil to water, cooling and reheating rice makes fibre-like resistant starch, reducing calories

Flexible polymer threads set to light up clothing

23 March 2015 Research

Multi-colour light-emitting wires can be woven or knitted into fabrics for haute couture or monitoring patients' vital signs

UK budget science cash given cautious welcome

19 March 2015 News and Analysis

Government announces new money for research, but scientists say more needs to be done

Mystery of coloured water droplets that chase and repel each other solved

19 March 2015 Research

Discovery could herald sprays that hoover up dirt and keep solar panels clean

Split opens up on Capitol Hill over science funding

19 March 2015 News and Analysis

Criticism of research grants and a power shift in Congress spark concern that budgets and independence will be cut

Drawn out success for far faster 3D printing

18 March 2015 Research

Stereolithography technique is 100 times faster than current technologies and could open the door to mass production with 3D printing

Reaction map suggests meteorite chemistry route to life

17 March 2015 Research

Scientists propose that key biomolecules appeared simultaneously from a hellish cyanide and sulfide mix

Drug firms warned to be honest with investors

16 March 2015 Business

Official warns of ‘significant consequences’ if companies aren’t forthcoming about their FDA interactions

Enzyme selectivity switch to benefit infant formula production

16 March 2015 Research

Enzyme twins could be useful tools for studying and synthesising human milk oligosaccharides

Data falsification hits polymer mechanochemistry papers

16 March 2015 News and Analysis

Misconduct by member of Christopher Bielawski’s group has led to several retractions

BASF introduces bio-based polyTHF

13 March 2015 Business

Process uses 1,4-butanediol from microbial digestion of sugar feedstocks to make component of polyester and polyurethane materials

Amgen to axe 300 Onyx employees

13 March 2015 Business

Amgen will close its Onyx facility in South San Francisco in December

Titanium dioxide removed from Dunkin' Donuts sugar

13 March 2015 News and Analysis

Parent company agrees to remove whitener from icing sugar used on its doughnuts after public campaign

Shipwrecked beer from 1840s lives again

13 March 2015 Research

170-year-old beer recreated with help from chemists