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Nobel prize winner and buckyball discoverer Harry Kroto dies

3 May 2016  News and Analysis

Former Royal Society of Chemistry president with a passion for science communication passes away aged 76


Lack of data on BPA exposure in developing countries

4 May 2016 News and Analysis

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Few studies focus on developing countries where regulations around BPA use are less strict

Spain's largest research institution benefits from economic recovery

3 May 2016 News and Analysis

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The CSIC doubles the number of permanent scientist posts that it will create this year

European food safety body to review BPA safety

3 May 2016 News and Analysis

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EFSA will revisit data after studies suggest low exposures affect immune health

UK graduates carry more student debt than US counterparts  

English students’ debts may be set to increase further, charity states

Chemistry exam leaks anger Indian students      

A number of examinations have been rendered null and void after evidence emerges of cheati...

Scientists claim to have seen ‘new state’ of water  

Scepticism that water molecules with delocalised protons can be described as an unknown ph...

Steady rise in US science and engineering doctorates raises job worries  

Most research doctorates ever awarded in 2014, with chemistry PhDs jumping 35% in last dec...

Countries ink Paris climate change agreement  

Nearly 200 countries signed the global climate treaty that aims to limit temperature rises...


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