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Oil price crash ripples through chemicals production


Fuel production slowdown will favour more flexible refiners as demand for petrochemicals is stable or increasing

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How Covid-19 is changing drug manufacturing


Catalent is adapting, focusing on employee safety and supply chain security

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This little Crispr went to market


Gene editing technology heading towards commercial reality in pharmaceuticals, food and organ transplant

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Styrene vapour leak in India kills 12


Hundreds of locals hospitalised and evacuated to escape discharge from LG Polymers plant

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Micropore Technologies’ model membranes make exact emulsions


Solving scalability issues to control particle size without high-shear mixing

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Can existing drugs slow Covid-19?


The fastest route to treatments may be to repurpose existing drugs – if they work

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Getting ideas across


In a diverse industry like chemicals, we need to make sure we’re open to learning from unexpected angles.

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Data is lacking as Reach moves beyond registration

By Vanessa Zainzinger

Enforcing the demanding rules of Europe’s chemical legislation is keeping regulators and companies on their toes

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FDA freezes foreign facility inspections amid coronavirus pandemic


US regulator will rely on border checks and shared data, but some approval processes may be delayed