17-01-15 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 on the creation of the most tightly-knotted molecular structure known, a sensor that can monitor blood drug concentrations in real time, 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. Asterisked studies are free but require logging in to read.

 

Featured Stories

The most tightly-knotted physical structure known: [Article] [Study (£)]

Sensors measure blood drug levels in real time: [Article] [Study (£)]

Metal-absorbing plants used to make nanomaterials: [Article] [Study*]

Isotope analysis shows moon is older than thought: [Article] [Study]

No evidence curcumin has specific benefits as a drug: [Article] [Study]

 

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