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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503, 2017
  • 17-03-05 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Sweeteners Help Detect Pee in the Pool, and an Opioid Without Side-Effects

By |March 5th, 2017|

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features new on how an artificial sweetener can help detect urine in swimming pools, a chemically-tweaked opioid which avoids common side effects in rats, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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2602, 2017
  • 17-02-26 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – VX Implicated in Assassination, and Metallic Hydrogen Sample Lost

By |February 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 proposed chemical culprit behind Kim Jong-nam’s assassination, the loss of a sample of metallic hydrogen, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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1902, 2017
  • 17-02-19 This Week in Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Saliva’s Influence on Cheese Flavour, and Improving C-13 NMR Signals

By |February 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 saliva composition influences the taste of cheese, a new technique which boosts signals from carbon-13 NMR in liquids by up to one thousand times, and more. As always links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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