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Cape Ray finishes destruction of Syria’s most deadly chemicals

21 August 2014  News and Analysis

Mustard gas and sarin precursors broken down on US navy ship, while progress is made with other weapon chemicals


Scientists claim Russia's science plan lacks ambition

21 August 2014 News and Analysis

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Programme is targeting fields such as advanced biofuels and smart grids that already have clear leaders, group says

Former Royal Society of Chemistry president dies

15 August 2014 News and Analysis

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John Mason Ward, an active member of the chemistry community and power industry chemist, has died aged 92

Audit of fracking fluids highlights data deficiencies

15 August 2014 News and Analysis

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Secrecy hampers efforts to understand potential risks of chemicals used in fracking

Research on ice at British Antarctic base  

Coolant leak means experiments at the research station are unlikely to start again until t...

UK plans stricter controls on poisons and explosives  

The government will use licenses to track the sale of hazardous substances

US labs urged to develop stronger ‘culture of safety’  

Report looks at new ways to prevent lethal accidents in chemistry labs

Next Mars rover will make oxygen from CO2  

Mars 2020 will set Nasa’s space exploration on a self-sufficiency course

Third of Portuguese chemistry labs at risk of closure  

Poor ratings in research assessments leave departments facing a funding crisis


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