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Chemistry World

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Super cool microscopy wins the 2017 Nobel prize in chemistry

Seven chemistry Nobel laureates and their hobbies

What do Nobel laureates do to relax?

By Chemistry World

We asked seven chemistry Nobel laureates what they do to relax

The Nobel Seven

Nobel laureate interviews

By Chemistry World

We asked seven chemistry Nobel laureates what their favourite molecule is, and learnt a few things we weren’t expecting

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Hurricane damage squeezes supply chains

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Industry and government working to minimise impact of shortages of olefin feedstocks and medical products

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Ex-Chemours worker tried to steal trade secrets

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Employee intended to sell confidential information about sodium cyanide to Chinese investors to set up competing plants

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Federal court quashes Allergan eye drop patents

17 October 2017By

Ruling negates company’s deal with Mohawk tribe to avoid patent board review


US to invest $160m in cancer partnership

17 October 2017By

Funds will be backed up with $55m from 11 companies to advance new cancer treatments that harness the immune system

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BASF to buy Bayer seeds and herbicides

13 October 2017By

€5.9bn sale will help satisfy competition regulators’ worries over Bayer–Monsanto merger

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Call for overhaul of EU rules on GMO clinical trial

11 October 2017By Ned Stafford

Rules designed around genetically modified plants crops are holding back new cell and gene-based medicines

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How to win a poster competition

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The do’s and don’ts of impressing with your research

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Video games are enabling discovery

9 October 2017By Rachel Brazil

Gamification is harnessing an untapped army of citizen scientists

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Your advice for new chemistry students

5 October 2017By

Seasoned chemists share their tips for surviving the undergraduate degree

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Finding your future in south east France

27 September 2017By

The south east of France offers great quality of life for chemists willing to learn the language

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How to give a scientific presentation

20 September 2017By

Five tips to keep an audience engaged without using cat pictures

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The chemist who started a charity

19 September 2017By

How Víctor Molina Navas is using his skills to improve lives in Africa

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Forbidden but not uncommon


Quantum tunnelling is far from science fiction

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