It’s been another bumper week in the world of chemistry research, with a range of stories to choose from for this week’s graphic. Highlights include the discovery that a compound found in broccoli could help improve behaviour in autism, and a new detection method for metal contamination in water using DNA. As always, links to studies (and articles, when available) are supplied below, as well as a range of stories that didn’t fit into the graphic.
Links to Featured Stories
New toxoplasmosis diagnostic test developed: [Study]
New lithium battery design improves safety: [Study]
Polymer hydrogel that rapidly self-heals in under a minute synthesised: [Study]
Banned pesticides can still be detected in lake sediments: [Study]
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