2105, 2017
  • 17-05-21 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Plant Molecule Contraceptives, and How Orchids Attract Wasps

By |May 21st, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on some unusual chemicals that spider orchids use to attract wasps, how certain plant molecules could be used as contraceptives, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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1405, 2017
  • 17-05-14 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Bear Hair Diet Insights, and the Most Efficient Single Molecule Diode

By |May 14th, 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 chemical analysis of bear hair can give clues as to their diets, a record for the most efficient single molecule diode, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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705, 2017
  • 17-05-07 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Making Ibuprofen Last Longer, and the World’s First Nanocar Race

By |May 7th, 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 world’s first nanocar race, how a metal-organic framework can help ibuprofen’s painkilling effects last longer, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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3004, 2017
  • 17-04-30 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Glow-in-the-dark Fungi Mechanisms, and Lithium Battery Fade Causes

By |April 30th, 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 chemical mechanisms that cause fungi bioluminescence, an investigation into the specific causes of lithium-ion battery capacity fade, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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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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