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Failed coup leads to crackdown on academics

22 July 2016  News and Analysis

More than 1500 deans have been dismissed from universities amid claims of a settling of political scores

Former Lotte Chemical chief under fire

22 July 2016 Business

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Ex-head of South Korean firm grilled by prosecutors over alleged fake accounting records

World doping body reinstates Rio lab

22 July 2016 News and Analysis

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Drug lab will test athletes’ samples for the Olympics after questions about standards at the facility led to suspension

No health effects from chemicals from West Virginia spill

22 July 2016 News and Analysis

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January 2014 leak from Freedom Industries’ site at levels too low to harm people’s health

National Academies seek post-Brexit commitments from government  

Seven leading scientific societies have published a joint statement of concern for the fut...

Israeli chemists urge government to ban chemical weapons  

Open letter presses prime minister to ‘remove the curse of chemical weapons from the fac...

Pink paper probe exposes formaldehyde  

Simple test can find carcinogenic pollutant in liquids, air and even living cells

Kamikaze bacteria travel deep inside tumours to deliver deadly cargo  

Engineered bacteria in tandem with chemotherapy show promise in mouse model of cancer

DuPont found liable in second of 3400 cancer cases  

US jury awards over $5 million in claim linked to PFOA emitted by DuPont plant

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