Let’s face it: there is wonderful chemistry in everything that surrounds us. Chemistry is behind simple things from colourful clothes, makeup and other beauty products to delicious fresh food and drink. Never believe the labels that say “chemical free” – it’s impossible.
Recession, debts, budget cuts, tax – it’s all about saving money these days, and identifying the sectors of society with highest and lowest return per invested penny. One UK sector that is renowned for its ability to deliver excellence on very limited budget is science and technology: over 10% of global scientific output is produced in the UK, despite the fact that our country only holds 1% of the global population, and spend less on science per capita than most other countries.
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