2611, 2017
  • 17-11-26 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Lightning-triggered photonuclear reactions, and a Chernobyl mystery solved

By |November 26th, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on the confirmation that lightning can trigger photonuclear reactions in the atmosphere, what caused the first explosion at Chernobyl, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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1911, 2017
  • 17-11-19 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Rock nitrate storage concerns, and Pluto’s hydrocarbon haze

By |November 19th, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on concerns about the storage of nitrate compounds in fertilisers in rocks underground, a suggested reason why Pluto is colder than expected, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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1211, 2017
  • 17-11-12 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – A material that can keep you both cool and warm, and UK backing for neonicotinoid ban

By |November 12th, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on a two-layered material which can both keep you warm and cool you down, a proposed Europe-wide ban on neonicotinoid pesticides getting UK backing, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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511, 2017
  • 17-11-05 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Removing pesticides from apples, and a saliva protein salt-preference link

By |November 5th, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on how washing with baking soda can remove pesticide residue from apples, a new invisible ink based on perovskite nanocrystals, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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2910, 2017
  • 17-10-29 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Glass definition argument, and beetroot colour origin

By |October 29th, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on heavy element synthesis in neutron star collisions, the real-time observation of the growth of a single polymer chain, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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2210, 2017
  • 17-10-22 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Heavy elements made in neutron star collision, and real-time observation of polymer chain growth

By |October 22nd, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on heavy element synthesis in neutron star collisions, the real-time observation of the growth of a single polymer chain, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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