16-10-30 This Week in Chemistry

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news how hookworms could help combat asthma, data storage using flawed diamonds, and more. As always, links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

Note: links to studies behind a journal paywall are indicated with (£). Studies without this symbol are open access, and can be accessed and read for free. 

 

Featured Stories

Graphene layers boost airplane wing strength: [Article]

Hookworm protein investigated as asthma treatment: [Article] [Study (£)]

“All-weather” solar cell makes electricity from rainfall: [Article] [Study (£)]

Flawed diamonds could make your data last forever: [Article] [Study]

Improved lithium batteries inspired by the human gut: [Article] [Study (£)]

 

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