17-10-08 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 this year’s chemistry Nobel Prize winner, a record-setting glow-in-the-dark material, 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

Cryo-electron microscopy wins chemistry Nobel Prize: [Article] [Graphic]

Luminescent material sets glow-in-the-dark record: [Article] [Study (£)]

Microneedle patch converts fat from one type to another: [Article] [Study]

Methane release explains historic Mars wet spells: [Article] [Study (£)]

Cometary chloromethane rules out use in hunt for life: [Article] [Study]

 

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