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The Middle East’s synchrotron is open Sesame

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How difficult is it to build a world-class research facility in the Middle East? Kit Chapman investigates

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Uncovering how the spliceosome makes the cut

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Clare Sansom looks at the complex world of the spliceosome, a molecular machine in all our cells

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Sustainable lab buildings

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After a decade of grassroots growth, the laboratory sustainability movement is bursting into the mainstream finds James Mitchell Crow

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3D printing the future

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Kit Chapman takes a tour of a US Department of Energy lab, where 3D printing is performed on a massive scale

Recycling clothing the chemical way

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Nina Notman explores how chemistry is poised to close the loop in clothing recycling

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Recycling clothing the chemical way

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Nina Notman explores how chemistry is poised to close the loop in clothing recycling

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Polly Arnold’s diversity of interests

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Kit Chapman asks the champion of actinide chemistry and diversity in science what comes next as she starts her new role at a US national lab