17-04-16 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 chemical evidence for hydrothermal vents on Saturn’s moon Enceladus, dissolvable silk batteries that could be used in temporary medical implants, 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

Dissolvable silk batteries could power medical implants: [Article] [Study (£)]

Metal-organic framework captures water from air: [Article] [Study (£)]

Further evidence for hydrothermal vents on Enceladus: [Article] [Study]

Benzene-linked amines improve carbon capture process: [Article] [Study (£)]

Simple method makes boronate esters and boronic acids: [Article] [Study (£)]

 

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