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Chemistry World

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Hofmann's chemistry factory

By Birgitte Osterath

How two German chemists shaped chemistry education and research in Britain

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Quantum chemistry on quantum computers


The special properties of quantum computers should make them ideal for accurately modelling chemical systems, Philip Ball discovers

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The proteins of touch

By Rachel Brazil

Our sense of touch and balance is deeply ingrained in our experiences, but what are the chemical processes that make it work? Rachel Brazil investigates

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US court denies Amgen appeal over Pfizer biosimilar

15 August 2017By

Amgen has lost its bid to compel Pfizer to divulge information about its version of anaemia drug Epogen

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Roche offloads majority of rights to lebrikizumab

9 August 2017By

Deal with Dermira could be worth well over $1 billion

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Carbon capture from air goes commercial

7 August 2017By Eric Johnson

Companies hope to produce pure carbon dioxide straight from the atmosphere

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Bristol-Myers Squibb bags immunotherapy unicorn

7 August 2017By

Deal will add to pharma giant’s cancer portfolio

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GSK stops over 30 research programmes to prioritise innovation

4 August 2017By

New boss Emma Walmsley outlines sweeping changes in order to focus on high-return drug projects

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Genesis Energy to buy alkali business from Tronox

4 August 2017By

Tronox to spend proceeds on Cristal purchase

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Mr Wizard’s heir

10 August 2017By

YouTube and Ellen star Steve Spangler shares how to make it big in sci-comm

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Is your lab 'haunted' by former team members?

10 August 2017By

The strange items - and legends - colleagues leave behind

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Scientists shouldn't be afraid of risk

3 August 2017By

A little gamble in your career is a healthy thing, if you’re smart about it

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Marvel at DC

1 August 2017By

Is the US capital top trumps or a house of cards for scientists?

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Would you rent your lab equipment?

26 July 2017By

Virtual sharing and equopment loans are making access to vital research tools easier

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Outcry after Teesside University professors told to reapply for jobs

21 July 2017By

Last minute summer assessment could result in redundancies

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