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Scientists loved and loathed by an agrochemical giant

A scientist's view of the relationships being forged with corporations and the expectations that accompany them

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Dr Cresswell sought permission from Syngenta to pursue new insights he gained, asking at one point: "Please can you confirm that you are happy with the direction our current work is taking?"

Exeter, England

THE bee findings were not what Syngenta expected to hear.

The pesticide giant had commissioned James Cresswell, a specialist in flowers and bees at the University of Exeter in England, to study why many of the world's bee colonies were dying. Companies such as

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