An image showing the Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center

Northwestern opens largest biomedical building of any US university

24 June 2019

Chemistry sits atop Northwestern University’s new 12-story interdisciplinary biomedical centre

An image taken during the school strike for climate action in Dublin

Ambitious Irish climate plan aims for zero-carbon economy by 2050

21 June 2019

Targets floated for one million electric cars and 70% renewable energy by 2030

An image showing a board onto which Me Too is written multiple times, in red and black pen

Just six sexual harassment complaints were received by four of the US’s top funding bodies – over four years

19 June 2019

Nasa, energy and agriculture departments and National Institutes of Health all received fewer than three complaints

An image showing Shekhar C. Mande

Image manipulation allegations hit Indian toxicology institute

18 June 2019

Investigation launched after images in as many as 130 papers questioned

An image showing gas burning in modern water heater

Switching UK’s gas network to hydrogen perfectly possible, report finds

14 June 2019

Repurposing the natural gas network would cut out country’s biggest source of carbon emissions

An image showing a sign posted by town officials to warn people not to drink nearby polluted spring water is pictured in Kadena, Okinawa, Friday, May 10, 2019

US air bases blamed for fluorinated pollutants on Japanese island

12 June 2019

Diplomatic tensions between the two nations have been stoked by accusations that the US military has polluted Okinawa with PFAS chemicals

An image showing firefighters working on the rubble of a chemical factory after the explosion in Yancheng

China makes slow progress on safety

11 June 2019

Government policy drive continues, as self-regulation also grows

An image showing various polymeric micro-sized balls fabricated by two-photon lithography based 3D printing technology

Polymer microballs and fatberg crystals top science photo competition

11 June 2019

From virtual reality to citizen science, photo competition shows breadth of UK research

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