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Deal or no deal?

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Clare Sansom highlights recent changes in the landscape of pharma company collaborations and acquisitions

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Around half of all human proteins are a mystery. What do they look like, asks Phil Ball

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Chemical fossils

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Andy Extance finds out what organic molecules made by microorganisms and plants far in the past can tell us about climate

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The problems that the US city of Flint had with its water were just the first drip in a wider problem, finds Sarah Houlton

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Urban air pollution

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New opioid drugs

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Creating powerful new painkillers is a constant battle against side-effects – particularly addictions. James Mitchell Crow reports

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We usually see flatulence as funny or embarrassing – but its chemistry is intimately entwined with our health

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Lab automation

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Automated tools can take the drudgery out of routine lab work, Anthony King reports

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Time to lose chemistry’s subdisciplines?

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Organic, inorganic and physical – do they mean anything in modern chemistry?


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Three years on, Manisha Lalloo revisits the pharma giant’s training scheme

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