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Catalent to acquire gene therapy service firm Paragon

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The $1.2 billion deal is the latest designed to support the flood of gene therapies in development

Catalent to acquire gene-therapy service firm Paragon

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The $1.2 billion deal is the latest designed to support the flood of gene therapies in development

US FDA finalizes hand sanitizer rule

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Agency seeks more data on 3 active ingredients, bans 28 others

Wacker seeks help from biotech

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Softening chemical markets encourage German giant to grow through biochemistry

How perfumers walk the fine line between natural and synthetic

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Consumers are looking for natural scents; fragrance firms just want to be more sustainable

IBM shifts Watson from drug discovery to the clinic

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Computer giant sidesteps reports that it will halt sales to discovery labs

Bayer shareholders reproach management over Roundup woes

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German company's acquisition of Monsanto brought legal liabilities and a share price slide

Robots, climbing ones, come to the chemical plant

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Start-up Invert Robotics raises money for safety-inspecting robot

Bayer shareholders reproach management over Roundup woes

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German company's acquisition of Monsanto brought legal liabilities and a share price slide

Council's recorded vote on amendment to petition

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Amendment moves some provisions from ACS standing rules to ACS bylaws, passes with 377 councilors voting in favor

Explosion rocks silicones plant

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Three people are dead and another is missing at AB Specialty Silicones site in Waukegan, Illinois

Governments endorse global PFOA ban, with some exemptions

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Restrictions placed on firefighting foam with PFOA, PFOS, or both

Governments endorse global PFOA ban, with some exemptions

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Restrictions placed on firefighting foam with PFOA, PFOS, or both

A-STAR's Jackie Ying wants academics to think more like entrepreneurs

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Head of NanoBio Lab aims to move inexpensive medical diagnostics from the lab bench to the market

Arkema to pay $570 million for specialty surfactant maker ArrMaz

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Acquisition of US-based firm will advance a drive into specialties

How the NIH is building its own diversity

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New initiative aims to bring more women and underrepresented minority scientists to the US agency's Intramural Research Program

IPO for lab supplier Avantor raises $4.2 billion

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Offering leaves firm ready for future lab services expansion

Western firms must rethink sourcing after Chinese explosion, report urges

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Environmental group says customers kept buying from doomed plant despite its safety shortcomings

Former senator Jeff Flake applies his core values to drug prices, China, and the environment

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The Arizona conservative echoed the views of chemical executives during a visit to a conference in Chicago

Recent hires reflect on the industry experience

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New industrial chemists share what they've learned so far and what advice they have for others

Hiring managers share tips for landing your first chemical industry job

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Strengthen your ‘soft' skills, project positive energy, and more advice to help you get your foot in the door

Mathematicians report possible progress on proving the Riemann hypothesis

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A new study advances one strategy in the quest to solve the notoriously difficult problem, which is still stumping researchers after 160 years.

This iconic Humboldt map may need crucial updates

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A seminal, 212-year-old diagram of Andean plants by German explorer Alexander von Humboldt is still groundbreaking — but outdated, researchers say.

Uber buys Careem for $3.1 billion to expand into Middle East

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The purchase, the largest tech transaction in the Middle East, will allow Careem to keep its brand and app unchanged

Army recruiting esports gamers for next generation of U.S. soldiers

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The U.S. Army is looking beyond recruiting ads, as it tries to pitch itself to a new audience: gamers. The audience for competitive gaming, also know as esports, is expected...

Facebook scam: Fraudsters promise fake tax breaks using Donald Trump's photo

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The ads promise huge state tax breaks through solar-energy panels, but it's really a ploy to get users' data

Cellphone technology 5G gets boost from Trump administration

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On Friday, the White House announced a new plan to accelerate the rollout of the super-fast network across the country and phone companies are racing to capitalize on the upgrade....

High school and college STEM students build electric cars for kids with disabilities for free

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A group of STEM students from Connecticut have come together to build electric carts from scratch and then give them to kids who use wheelchairs – for free. And the...