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When was it best to be a chemist?

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How chemists’ pay has changed over the past 100 years

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Researchers warn open access Plan S may still be too rushed, despite one-year delay

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Updated guidelines from cOAlition S funders draw mixed reactions from scientists and publishers

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A reflection on four years as careers editor

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Harnessing plants and microbes to tackle environmental pollution

Eucharia Nwaichi is using biochemistry to clean up one of the most polluted places on Earth

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When was it best to be a chemist?

How chemists’ pay has changed over the past 100 years

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Chemistry A-level entries show rise in popularity

Exam results in the UK show more young people, particularly young women, are studying chemistry