17-10-15 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 unexpected reactions during printing with potential health effects, a theory about oganesson’s unusual electronic structure, 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

People expect more side effects from pricier drugs: [Article] [Study (£)]

Printing reactions could have health implications: [Article] [Study*]

Theory predicts oganesson has ‘smeared’ electron shells: [Article] [Study]

Producing brightly coloured carbon fibre fabrics: [Article] [Study (£)]

First pentagonal two-dimensional material unveiled: [Article] [Study (£)]

 

Keep track of older ‘This Week in Chemistry’ posts on the category page, or via the #TWIChem hashtag on Twitter.

Enjoy the ‘This Week in Chemistry’ posts? Consider supporting Compound Interest on Patreon, and get previews of upcoming posts & more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The graphic in this article is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. See the site’s content usage guidelines.