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BP emerges from Deepwater with $18.7bn settlement

3 July 2015 News and Analysis

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BP has agreed to pay an $18.7 billion settlement to five states damaged by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Job cuts at Allergan and Transgene

3 July 2015 Business

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Allergan is shedding 300 staff at former Actavis site in Iceland, while Transgene is closing its French manufacturing plant w...

New Horizons detects methane on Pluto

3 July 2015 Research

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Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft makes its first detection of methane on Pluto

Fluorescent protein spectrum shunted by single hydrogen bond  

Be aware – subtle changes can drastically influence the luminescent properties of biolog...

Iron found in ancient rock is recycled from bacteria  

Isotopic analysis suggests iron in banded rock formations can be traced back to ancient ba...

Pharma queues up for checkpoint inhibitor collaborations  

Combinations of different firms’ drugs seek to reap immuno-oncology’s benefits

Copper catalysis overcomes double bond trouble  

Stubbornly stable unactivated internal alkenes become chiral tertiary amine precursors

Employment prospects improving for US chemistry graduates  

ACS survey shows a drop in unemployment and a bump in starting salaries

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