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Industrial pollutants measured in rain forests

Danum Valley, Sabah, Malaysia; Courtesy Andrew Robinson.

Department of Chemistry Researchers show that pollution from human activity in East Asia is having a negative effect on air quality in tropical rainforests thousands of kilometres away, and could harm the ozone layer if levels continue to increase.

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Could iPods Grow on Trees?

Postdoc Chris Forman will talk about “Natural Nanotechnology” at this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival on Thursday the 4th of June.  Of course technology doesn’t grow on trees... does it? 

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New Chemistry of Health Centre to become a reality

The Department of Chemistry’s plans for a new Chemistry of Health Centre have received the thumbs up from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF), who have approved the department’s full funding bid for £17.6 million. 

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Two UK Instruments fly on NASA Global Hawk

Two new UK instruments have been flying on the NASA Global Hawk as part of the NERC CAST project led by Neil Harris. 

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