Here’s the first ‘This Week in Chemistry’ of 2015, summarising both new chemistry research, and studies that have been in the news. This week’s featured stories include a method for improving the potency of antimicrobials, a new direct method for preparing a class of aromatic polymers, and the detection of red wine pigments in white wine grapes. As always, links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.
New drug patented that induces euphoria but reduces urge to drink alcohol: [Article]
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