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Scientists Say: Metal

These substances conduct electricity and heat, can be shaped and are often shiny. Metal (noun, “MET-al”) Metals are substances that...
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New recycling technologies could keep more plastic out of landfills

A lot of plastic is impossible to recycle. Chemists are trying to change that. It feels good to recycle. When...
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A new catalyst turns greenhouse gas into jet fuel

Materials like this could someday be used to curb airplanes’ climate footprint. Airplanes pump a lot of carbon dioxide, or...
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Springer Nature and Max Planck reach landmark open access deal in Germany

The agreement will allow authors at eligible German institutes to publish papers for fee of about £8500 each Scientific publishing...
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Peptides self-assemble to support growth of artificial tumours

Cancer cells grown around bioengineered microfibres make an ideal model to test new chemotherapy drugs The habitat that cells live...
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100 UK scientists receive more than £100 million for blue skies research

Fourth funding round of government’s future leaders programme aims to turn scientific ideas into products and services The UK government...
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Stretching liquid crystals to the limit with LC AuxeTec

The unintuitive properties of LC AuxeTec’s materials mean they thicken when stretched, and could be exploited in body armour and...
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First Covid-19 challenge study working with live virus planned for the UK

The UK is set to launch the world’s first study that will deliberately infect young adults with Sars-CoV-2. The human...
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Stretching liquid crystals to the limit with LC AuxeTec

The unintuitive properties of LC AuxeTec’s materials mean they thicken when stretched, and could be exploited in body armour and...
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First Covid-19 challenge study working with live virus planned for the UK

The UK is set to launch the world’s first study that will deliberately infect young adults with Sars-CoV-2. The human...
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Heating deltamethrin may help it kill pesticide-resistant mosquitoes

The insecticide is used to control pests that spread life-threatening diseases like malaria A few minutes in the microwave made...
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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to open first chemistry lab in its 130-year history

World renowned molecular biology institute Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) in New York is opening its first stand-alone chemistry lab....
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EU commits to overhaul of chemicals legislation

The Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability promises the biggest reform since Reach The European commission adopted the EU Chemicals Strategy for...
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Chemistry at work in e-liquids is still poorly understood, worrying researchers

New compounds with potentially harmful effects on the lungs can form from the mixture of flavours and solvents – even...
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New Covid-19 test doesn’t need reagents that are in short supply

US researchers develop a two-step test for the novel coronavirus that doesn’t requires the use of scarce reagents A shortage...
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