Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features the development of a new self-healing coating that confers both water and fire resistance to cotton, a perfume release system that releases fragrance in the presence of moisture, and more. As always, links to further articles and original research papers are provided below, as well as further studies of interest not included in the graphic.
Medieval remedy combats ‘superbug’ infections: [Article]
Other Stories This Week
Plant molecule substitute for bitumen in tarmac: [Article]
EPA halts use of new neonicotinoid pesticides: [Article]