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Pfizer sues former employee for alleged trade secret theft


Chun Xiao Li downloaded thousands of confidential documents before resigning

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Covid-19 antivirals surge forward


Promising results from Pfizer trial, while UK approves Merck & Co’s molnupiravir

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Oil & Gas industry emissions reduction pledges under scrutiny


Under increasing pressure, big firms are making sweeping climate pledges. How do they stack up?

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Nanoparticles in full flow


Promethean Particles’ hydrothermal reactors make nanomaterials in liquid dispersions

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New J&J subsidiary to absorb talc lawsuit liabilities


Firm aims to use bankruptcy protection and a $2bn trust to resolve thousands of cancer claims

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New antiviral impresses against Covid-19


Merck & Co and Ridgeback’s molnupiravir reduces risk of hospitalisation and death, and may work against other coronaviruses

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Second Daikin-America employee dies from chemical exposure


Chemical that killed two workers and hospitalised a third at a US fluorochemicals plant remains unidentified

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India pushes renewables and green hydrogen


Prime minister Modi wants country to be energy independent by 2047 and become a global hydrogen hub

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Chemours under fire for trying to exempt fluorochemicals from EU regulation


European Court of Justice will rule on whether GenX chemicals should be listed as substances of very high concern