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Chemistry World

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Science's problem with unconscious bias


Kit Chapman looks at how people are tackling the hidden biases holding sections of society back in pursuing a career in science

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From brain cells to batteries, is there anything focused ion beam–scanning electron microscopy can’t study?

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GM corn growers win US lawsuit against Syngenta

26 June 2017By

Kansas jury awards over $217m damages to farmers in the first of eight trials

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FDA asks Endo to take pain drug off market

15 June 2017By

Request part of larger strategy to address opioid misuse in the US


J&J licenses Protagonist’s inflammatory bowel peptide

9 June 2017By

Potential first-in-class treatment is just about to enter clinical trials

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Explosion kills 10 at Chinese petrochemical plant

9 June 2017By

Nine others injured when gas tanker exploded in loading area

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Ineos expands North Sea oil and gas operations

9 June 2017By

Purchase of Danish Dong Energy and BP’s Forties pipeline will feed Grangemouth refinery

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US supreme court limits patent rights

7 June 2017By

Biotech industry is concerned that ruling will hit small companies

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Age old problems

21 June 2017By

Two stories of young and older academics facing careers hurdles

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Should older academics be forced to retire?

21 June 2017By

Why some universities are requiring staff to step down

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Is Macron's offer too good to be true?

20 June 2017By

France’s grant pledge to scientists is a new kind of recruitment

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'How pragmatic is it to be a blind scientist?’

13 June 2017By Rachel Brazil

Mona Minkara on not letting loss of vision end her science ambitions

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Walking the Planck: the most-pirated chemistry journals on Sci-Hub

6 June 2017By Chemistry World

Papers from Nature have been downloaded over 234,000 times from Sci-Hub, making it the most-pirated journal on the site

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Chemistry's piracy problem

6 June 2017By

‘Black’ open access is forcing a shake-up of chemistry journal publishing

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