Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features research on a magnetic protein that could help explain how some animals navigate using the Earth’s magnetic field, and more evidence of detrimental effects of neonicotinoid pesticides on bees. 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.
Other Stories This Week
Brazilian mine disaster releases dangerous metals: [Article]
Sulfoxaflor pesticide banned in the US: [Article]
Deepwater Horizon dispersants may have done little to help oil breakdown: [Study (£)]
Switching to a safer catalyst for drinks bottle production: [Article]
Carbon dioxide levels approaching 400ppm level: [Article]
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