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Chemicals industry marks role in Moon landing

The science of chemistry and the chemical industry supplied many of the materials that made the Apollo 11 mission and, indeed, all space flight, possible – read all about it in this fascinating Insight piece by ICIS editors Nigel Davis, Ben DuBose and Joe Kamalick.   In a roll call of the big chemicals of […]

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First outing for new fluoropolymer Wimbledon roof

At last the new roof on Centre Court, Wimbledon, was rolled out on Monday evening, and in all the fuss about the roof and of course the first tennis match beneath it, and the lateness of the hour, was anyone interested in what it was made of?   According to its designers, Populous, the retractable roof is made of […]

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