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The chemistry in your cuppa

By Katrina Megget

Katrina Megget finds there more to tea than just a great brew – it’s also chemically complex

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What it takes to make a new element

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

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Boehringer Ingelheim sheds more jobs in the US

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Over 240 staff to go as company refocuses on immuno-oncology

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£90m fine for Pfizer and Flynn Pharma over excessive drug pricing

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Markets watchdog imposes record fine for breaches of competition law

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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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Momentive Performance Materials has drafted temporary contractors in dispute over benefits

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Pfizer pulls back on UK and Ireland 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

29 November 2016By

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

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Meet this year's Christmas lecturer

5 December 2016

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

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Working as a chemist in Sweden

28 November 2016By

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

22 November 2016By Chemistry World

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?

16 November 2016By

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

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The cannabis consultant

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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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