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Para-xylene plants face uphill struggle for acceptance in China

17 April 2014  News and Analysis

Chemistry students come to defence of latest project's safety but government and industry are failing to talk to the public about risk

Former chief executive of Royal Society of Chemistry dies

11 April 2014 News and Analysis

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John Ruck Keene, whose career at the society spanned more than three decades, has passed away aged 97

Fears free trade agreements will hamstring chemical legislation

10 April 2014 News and Analysis

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Corporate watchdogs worry accords being prepared by Europe and North America will impede environmental protection efforts

Metrics' role in assessing research reviewed

9 April 2014 News and Analysis

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UK higher education body launches investigation into the pros and cons of metrics in managing research

EU link to Balkans' science threatened  

Project that helped bring together warring nations through science comes to an end

London launches Europe-wide hydrogen vehicles project  

The city will get a hydrogen fuel station, and new fuel cell powered cars will be market-r...

Latest climate report sees a bigger role for adaptation  

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says the world faces serious challenges and must...

Analysts shrug off rare earth trade ruling  

WTO’s indictment of Chinese export duties won’t affect export market, experts say

New Centres for Doctoral Training announced  

Another 22 CDTs will train 1100 students in the UK

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