17-06-18 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 research on creating multi-coloured solar panels, a broccoli extract that could help lower blood sugar for type 2 diabetics, 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

Dye molecules give multi-coloured solar panels: [Article] [Study (£)]

Purest silicon sphere ever will redefine the kilogram: [Article] [Study (£)]

Dirty aluminium foil recycled into effective catalyst: [Article] [Study]

Broccoli extract lowers blood sugar in trial: [Article] [Study]

Beetles inspire colour-changing nanoparticles: [Article] [Study (£)]

 

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