Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features how an oxamate salt could help protect marble from weathering and acid rain, a new hydrogen plasma record, 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.
Oxamate salt prevents marble monument weathering: [Article] [Study]
Clotting agent could treat warzone internal bleeding: [Article] [Study (£)]
Milk proteins help combat effects of malnutrition: [Article] [Study (£)]
Facilities take further steps towards hydrogen fusion: [Article 1] [Article 2]
Progress on testing compound toxicity without animals: [Article] [Study]
Other Stories This Week
Designer protein could lead to anti-flu drug: [Article] [Study]
Purified cashew proteins give insights into allergic reactions: [Article] [Study (£)]
Using fluorescence to map a catalyst’s hotspots: [Article] [Study]
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