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Paleoclimate proxies reveal Greenland instability

3 January, 2020 - 23:00
Fossilized plankton show that the Greenland ice sheet may be less stable than previously thought

FTC seeks to block Illumina's deal for PacBio

3 January, 2020 - 23:00
Agency labels Illumina a ‘monopolist' and sets a hearing on the next-generation sequencing acquisition for August

Clariant selling masterbatch unit to PolyOne

3 January, 2020 - 23:00
$1.6 billion deal ends drama over what would become of the unit

Showa Denko to acquire Hitachi Chemical

3 January, 2020 - 22:59

FDA cracks down on flavored e-cigarette cartridges

3 January, 2020 - 18:49
Agency warns companies to stop selling unauthorized products that appeal to children

Peptide catalyzes macrocycle formation

3 January, 2020 - 06:00
Yields for rings with 14 or more carbons exceed 80%

3-D printed microscope can make single-molecule measurements

3 January, 2020 - 06:00
Device yields data of comparable quality to those of conventional instruments

Antibiotics maker Melinta declares bankruptcy

2 January, 2020 - 23:52
Melinta is the latest victim in a troubling trend of unprofitability for antibiotics companies

Peptide coupling agents can cause severe allergic reactions

2 January, 2020 - 23:49
Researchers can develop sensitivities to the compounds, to the point of anaphylaxis

It was back to earth for new drug approvals in 2019

2 January, 2020 - 16:03
Though down from the 2018 peak, the 48 new molecular entities approved by the FDA still amounted to a solid year of innovation

Biosensor finds first evidence of silk in ancient Chinese shipwreck

31 December, 2019 - 22:57
Results provide missing insight into an 800-year-old merchant ship from the Silk Road era

Sethuraman Panchanathan tapped to lead US National Science Foundation

31 December, 2019 - 17:27
Engineer and computer scientist would take over helm of funding agency from France Córdova

MOFs neutralize nerve agents without needing liquid water

30 December, 2019 - 23:51
Composites made of MOFs and solid bases mediate hydrolysis reactions using water from the air

Changes in baseball chemistry could contribute to rise in home runs

27 December, 2019 - 21:20
The cores of newer balls are less dense, which could help them fly farther

Chemours sells methylamine business

24 December, 2019 - 21:46
Unit slated for shutdown gets a reprieve

Industry group calls for European Commission to drop ban on halogenated flame retardants in electronics

23 December, 2019 - 17:51
These chemicals are properly registered in the EU, bromine organization says

US EPA finalizes list of 20 high-priority chemicals

23 December, 2019 - 17:17
Agency to begin 3-year review of the substances' risks to human health, environment

Peptide catalyzes macrocycle formation

23 December, 2019 - 15:35
Yields for rings with 14 or more carbons exceed 80%

Chemistry in Pictures: Stacked plates

20 December, 2019 - 21:42

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