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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


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

Time spent assessing research impact was worthwhile  

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

Spending targets for German R&D lack ambition  

Expert commission says Germany can do better than goal of investing 3% of GDP on R&D by 20...

Chemists in demand as cannabis industry experiences explosive growth  

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

UK budget science cash given cautious welcome  

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

Split opens up on Capitol Hill over science funding  

Criticism of research grants and a power shift in Congress spark concern that budgets and ...


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