17-05-07 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 world’s first nanocar race, how a metal-organic framework can help ibuprofen’s painkilling effects last longer, 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

Ibuprofen lasts twice as long in metal-organic framework: [Article] [Study (£)]

Burial sites have tell-tale geochemical signs: [Article] [Study]

Sensor uses rose scent to warn of unsafe water: [Article] [Study (£)]

World’s first nano car race sets speed record: [Article]

Dolphin breathalyser reveals oil spill health effects: [Article] [Study (£)]

 

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