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What it takes to make a new element


Yuri Oganessian tells us how nihonium, moscovium, tennessine and oganesson were made

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Could artificial meat save the planet?


As meat production becomes unsustainable, Dinsa Sachan investigates the new industry of meat substitutes

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Brexit could push UK chemical manufacturing abroad

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Industry leaders say tariff-free access to EU single market is top priority

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Chemical plant workers’ month-long strike

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Momentive Performance Materials has drafted temporary contractors in dispute over benefits

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Pfizer pulls back on UK facilities

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€400 million manufacturing plant expansion cancelled and two facilities to close

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Former Valeant and Philidor executives arrested for fraud

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Prosecutors allege the men masterminded a kickback scheme between Valeant and the speciality pharmacy

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OCP to invest $3.7bn in Ethiopian fertiliser plant

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Output from joint venture between Ethiopian government and Moroccan state phosphate group will exceed domestic demand

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Chemist's struggles spawn Bristol lab incubator

22 November 2016By

Unit DX prioritises properly-equipped lab space, with partnerships to support science entrepreneurs

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5 December 2016

Saiful Islam reveals his plan to energise young minds at the Royal Institution

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Coffee? Check. Cinnamon buns? Check. Sweden is just lacking chemistry jobs

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Time after time: how academic researchers spend their working life

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The average academic researcher spends fewer than four out of every 10 working hours on research

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The trials and tribulations of drug discovery

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The many pitfalls medicinal chemists face when creating a new drug

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Do chemists spend enough time in the lab?

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The secret to a career in academia could be finding the right work–work balance

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Ezra Pryor shares how chemists can find a job in the expanding legal cannabis industry in the US

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