Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features research on how roses produce their scent, a contact lens coating that could help prevent eye infections, 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.
Note: links to studies behind a journal paywall are indicated with (£). Studies without this symbol are open access, and can be accessed and read for free.
Lego plans to replace oil-based plastics: [Article]
Other Stories This Week
Use of lethal injections sedative upheld: [Article]
Mercury acts as a transition metal under high pressure: [Study (£)]
EPA’s limits on power plant mercury emission blocked: [Article]
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