17-05-28 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 using fullerene nanoflasks to isolate single nitrogen atoms, the first synthesis of pretzel-like molecules, 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

Observing nitrogen atoms in fullerene nanoflasks: [Article] [Study (£)]

Protecting perovskites with iodide salt coatings: [Article] [Study]

Porous nickel cathode boosts lithium-oxygen batteries: [Article] [Study]

Artificial melanin nanoparticles protect skin cells: [Article] [Study]

Chemists synthesise molecular ‘pretzels’: [Article] [Study]

 

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