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Mechanism that delays and repairs cancerous DNA damage discovered

microscope cancer

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, have identified a mechanism that that prevents natural DNA errors in our cells. These errors can lead to permanent damage to our genetic code and potentially diseases such as cancer.

Professor Lesley Yellowlees, CBE – Our future in renewable energy

wind turbines sunset

Professor Lesley Yellowlees will give her SCI Public Evening Lecture on 'The future of renewable energy' on 22 May 2019.

Event Review: Leaders of the future

Mid Career Comm 2019

On Tuesday 5 February 2019, delegates from across the chemical industry gathered at SCI HQ in London to launch the new SCI Mid-Career Group. The day was filled with interesting talks and lively discussion about what can be done for mid-career professionals.

Businesses told to prepare for no-deal Brexit

chemical plant

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, government have released advice on any action companies should take to minimise disruption to their business.

Graphene could be used to build quantum computers

quantum computing chip

Researchers have made developments with graphene that could lead to its future use in quantum computing.

Event Review: Disrupting Technologies Day Two

formulation forum day 2 oil

The second day of the SCI Formulation Forum event on Disruptive Technologies on 21-22 January 2019 was filled with interesting and varied talks by a range of speakers from across academia and industry.

Event Review: Disrupting Technologies Day One

formulation forum robot

On 21-22 January 2019, delegates from across academia and industry came together at SCI HQ in London for the second annual SCI Formulation Forum event on Disruptive Technologies.

Journal Highlights: January 2019

Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals.

Sir Andrew Witty awarded 2019 Society Medal and Lecture

Sir Andrew Witty

SCI are happy to announce the 2019 recipient of the Society Medal and Lecture is Sir Andrew Witty for his work in the pharmaceutical industry.

Celebrating the Periodic Table

Periodic table

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table 2019, SCI have started a blog series about our favourite elements. Here we look at SCI’s involvement in setting up one of the initiative’s organisers, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).