1604, 2017
  • 17-04-16 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Dissolvable Silk Batteries, and Hydrothermal Vents on Enceladus

By |April 16th, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on chemical evidence for hydrothermal vents on Saturn’s moon Enceladus, dissolvable silk batteries that could be used in temporary medical implants, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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904, 2017
  • 17-04-09 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Desalinating Water with a Graphene Sieve, and an Improved NMR Technique

By |April 9th, 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 a graphene oxide-based membrane can remove salts from water, an improved NMR technique that avoids incorrect structures for complex molecules, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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304, 2017
  • 17-04-03 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – A Tiny Fish’s Opioid Venom, and Isotope Information on Mars Atmosphere Loss

By |April 3rd, 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 opioid-based venom of a small tropical fish, how information on argon’s isotopes provides hints as to the demise of the Martian atmosphere, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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2603, 2017
  • 17-03-26 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Countering TB Antibiotic Resistance, and Cleaning Water with Fruit Peels

By |March 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 how a small molecule can circumvent TB-causing bacteria’s resistance to an antibiotic, how water can be cleaned using a material generated from waste fruit peels, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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1903, 2017
  • 17-03-19 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Fluorescent Frogs, and How Tardigrades Survive Dehydration

By |March 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 how tardigrades are able to survive drying out for decades, the first known fluorescent frog, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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1203, 2017
  • 17-03-12 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Earliest-known Oxygen Discovered, and a Canadian Town’s Water Turns Pink

By |March 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 why a Canadian town’s water turned pink, how a dual drug combination can be used to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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