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Smartphone recycling


Although smartphones contain a host of valuable metals, getting at them is the tricky bit. Emma Davies reports

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Antidepressant pollution


What are the consequences of medicating wildlife against anxiety and depression? Ida Emilie Steinmark reports

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Expanding precision medicine beyond cancer

24 March 2017By

Exclusive interview with Koustubh Ranade, vice president of R&D at MedImmune

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PacBio sues Oxford Nanopore for patent infringement

23 March 2017By

Firms spar over single-molecule gene sequencing technology

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J&J to close Scottish medical device plant

17 March 2017By

Up to 400 positions affected as Ethicon subsidiary leaves Livingston

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Industry weighs in on Nafta rewrite

16 March 2017By

Canadian, Mexican and US trade bodies united in call for more unified regulation in new trade deal

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Shell shrinks stake in Canadian oil sands

15 March 2017By

$7.25bn sell-off is part of plan to divest over $30bn in assets to reduce debts

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AkzoNobel looks to separate chemicals business

15 March 2017By

Netherlands-based firm rejects PPG takeover bid, and looks to tighten strategic focus on paints and coatings

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If you’re going to San Francisco…

24 March 2017By

Be sure to read our guide on careers in the Bay Area

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Forging a future for glassblowing

13 March 2017By

Creating scientific instruments is a rare but highly desirable skill

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Is your ego helping or hindering your career?

27 February 2017By

You’re so vain, you probably think this comment’s about you

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A new life in Frankfurt, Germany

27 February 2017By

Germany’s pharma and biotech hub is an attractive option – but one with high taxes and stiff competition

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Should scientists be taught how to work in a team?

24 February 2017By

Soft skills like teamwork and communication could boost undergraduates’ career prospects

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Preparing your CV for the UK

23 February 2017By Robert Bowles

Short, professional and relevant are the key aims of a UK-based CV

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