This Week In Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – E-cigarette Concerns and Why Concrete Crumbles

16-08-07 This Week in Chemistry

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on carcinogen found in e-cigarette vapour, a clarified understanding of concrete deformation, 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. 


Featured Stories

Probable carcinogens identified in e-cigarette vapour: [Article] [Study (£)]

New asthma diagnosis based on patient saliva: [Article] [Study (£)]

Fracking air pollution study retracted due to errors: [Article] [Study (£)]

Mechanism of concrete deformation clarified: [Article] [Study]

Metal-organic frameworks found to exist in nature: [Article] [Study]


Other Stories This Week

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