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Doubts raised about key BPA substitute

11 February 2016  News and Analysis

Mounting research suggests a favoured bisphenol A replacement has similar biological effects and may be no safer


EU science funding boosts job prospects over the next decade

11 February 2016 News and Analysis

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The now defunct FP7 scheme may still generate up to 130,000 new research positions per year  

Supreme Court halts Obama's clean power plan

11 February 2016 News and Analysis

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White House plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants is temporarily frozen by the supreme court

Environmental scientist calls for extensive climate mitigation studies

11 February 2016 News and Analysis

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Carbon dioxide removal operations will need to start by 2020 if emissions targets are not met

Research bureaucracy put in crosshairs by Chinese government  

New policy offers scientists greater independence and control of how they spending funding

‘High risk’ research should be championed at German universities  

Expert panel urges government to extend excellence initiative that would help institutes j...

Australia falling behind on research commercialisation, government warns  

New policies hope to boost academia-industry collaborations

Sexual harassment prompts research funders and government to act in US  

Funding agencies take a stand against harassment in academic research, amid congressional ...

Use of Crispr on human embryos approved in UK  

The UK’s fertility regulator will allow gene-edited human embryos to be used in research


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