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China lifts direct sales ban

China lifts direct sales ban

By Simon Pitman

The doors have been opened to direct sales cosmetics players such
as Avon and Oriflame, as China lifts a seven year-old ban. Freeing
up the market from December 1st, the news means roll-outs will have
to be fast in order to carve...

The evidence on nanotechnology

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The evidence on nanotechnology

Nanotechnology creates substances with new chemical properties that
we do not yet understand. A science with such huge potential
deserves closer attention to the possible risks, before it falls
the wrong side of belated discoveries...