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    Opinion

    Colour and controversy

    2012-10-03T00:00:00Z

    Bob Hefford considers the spotted past and uncertain future of the chemicals that built the hair dye industry

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    Opinion

    Running on sun

    2012-09-25T00:00:00Z

    On the centenary of Giacomo Ciamician’s prediction of a solar-fuelled future, international experts discuss artificial photosynthesis

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    Opinion

    The art of translation

    2012-09-19T00:00:00Z

    The world of odour and scent presents a unique communication challenge, says Will Andrews

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    Opinion

    Chemical biology comes of age

    2012-09-13T00:00:00Z

    Changing attitudes and increased support mean chemical biology research has a bright future, says Andy Merritt

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    Opinion

    Monopoly money

    2012-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Dean Baker says it’s time to start talking seriously about the way in which pharma is funded

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    Opinion

    Protecting patients at all costs

    2012-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Suffering stagnant output, and beset by patent expiries and spiralling costs, drug discovery is in poor health. Simon Campbell prescribes a remedy

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    Opinion

    A warning for Iberoamerican science

    2012-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Latin America’s scientific spring is in jeopardy says Carmelo Polino, as education systems fail a disinterested generation

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    Opinion

    Standing up for chemistry

    2012-07-25T00:00:00Z

    The RSC’s president, Lesley Yellowlees, sets out her ambitions for the coming years

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    Opinion

    Silicone safety: the status quo

    2012-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Public alarm over the use of silicone is unwarranted, says Alan Lansdown

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    Opinion

    Playing with water

    2012-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Tom Waller discusses the science and technology that can help make the difference between swimming and winning

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    Opinion

    Protecting the spirit of competition

    2012-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Keeping sport clean requires a constant, concerted effort that carries on long after the race is run, says Michael Stow

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    Opinion

    The knowledge economy

    2012-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Simon Coles proposes an alternative approach to sharing scientific information. For what it’s worth…

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    Opinion

    Spanish science in crisis?

    2012-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Reducing Spain’s science budget jeopardises decades of Spanish scientific progress says Nazario Martín

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    Opinion

    21st century toxicology

    2012-05-31T00:00:00Z

    Thomas Hartung discusses the next generation of toxicity testing and the regulatory science of the future

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    The Iron Lady

    2012-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Howard Peters takes a look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, an Oxford chemistry graduate who became the UK’s only female prime minister

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    Biotech's bravura performer

    2012-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Bibiana Campos Seijo talks to scientist, philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Chris Evans

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    Help or harm?

    2012-04-30T00:00:00Z

    Are we sufficiently aware of the potential for chemistry to be misused?

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    The complex paradox of science

    2012-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Science can provide solutions for society, says Rutger van Santen, but only if it is given the freedom to find the unexpected

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    Be careful what you wish for

    2012-04-01T00:00:00Z

    The struggle for a single unitary European patent may be close to an end, says Darren Smyth, but we must still hold out for an agreement that performs as it should

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    Integrity governance, a no brainer

    2012-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Ireland must match recent research investment efforts with appropriate research integrity oversight or risk losing public support, says Maura Hiney