£81m Materials Innovation Factory to develop new products to meet society’s biggest challenges officially opened
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£81m Materials Innovation Factory to develop new products to meet society’s biggest challenges officially opened

The University of Liverpool’s Materials Innovation Factory, an £81 million facility dedicated to the research and development of advanced materials, has been officially opened by the President of…

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Single molecule control for a millionth of a billionth of a second
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Single molecule control for a millionth of a billionth of a second

Physicists at the University of Bath have discovered how to manipulate and control individual molecules for a millionth of a billionth of a second, after being intrigued by…

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Mandatory biocides authorisation puts pressure on industry
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Mandatory biocides authorisation puts pressure on industry

Since the early days of the EU Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) and now the EU Biocides Product Regulation (BPR) one thing has been clear: In order to stay…

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Printable solar cells a step closer with new design principles
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Printable solar cells a step closer with new design principles

By Hayley Dunning Imperial College London Researchers have found out why new kinds of solar materials are so good at harvesting light – and have provided design rules…

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“Toxic Trio” in cosmetics creates possible emerging liability risks, according to new report
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“Toxic Trio” in cosmetics creates possible emerging liability risks, according to new report

Chemicals in personal care products may expose manufacturers and suppliers to latent liabilities Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) and Praedicat have released Emerging Liability Risks: The ‘Toxic…

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Thornton energy project ‘captures’ students’ scientific imagination
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Thornton energy project ‘captures’ students’ scientific imagination

Chemical Engineering students at the University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park have had the opportunity to be part of research taking place on site, into a new technology…

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Chemists make breakthrough on road to creating a rechargeable lithium-oxygen battery
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Chemists make breakthrough on road to creating a rechargeable lithium-oxygen battery

Chemists from the University of Waterloo have successfully resolved two of the most challenging issues surrounding lithium-oxygen batteries, and in the process created a working battery with near…

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The more pesticides bees eat, the more they like them
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The more pesticides bees eat, the more they like them

By Hayley Dunning Imperial College London Bumblebees acquire a taste for pesticide-laced food as they become more exposed to it, a behaviour showing possible symptoms of addiction. This…

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New carbon could signal step-change for the world’s most popular batteries
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New carbon could signal step-change for the world’s most popular batteries

Scientists have created a new type of carbon that could make the batteries in our phones, tablet computers and laptops safer, more powerful, quicker to charge and longer…

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DHI assists industries to unravel regulatory ambiguities
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DHI assists industries to unravel regulatory ambiguities

With our toxicological expertise and regulatory know-how, DHI is the perfect partner. Not only is choosing the right materials and products crucial. Chemical substances used in products with…

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