This Week In Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Speeding Up Molecular Motors, and an Algorithm that Learns Organic Chemistry

16-10-23 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 a global deal to reduce the use of HFC refrigerants, the identification of the molecules behind the smell of frankincense, and more. As always, links to further articles and original research papers are provided below.

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

Unusual hydrogen bond has role in protein stability: [Article] [Study]

Nobel winner speeds up molecular motors with metals: [Article] [Study]

Algorithm learns organic chemistry then passes test: [Article] [Study]

Nitrate-reducing bacteria correlate with migraines: [Article] [Study]

Self-propelling micromotors carry cargo to the gut: [Article] [Study (£)]


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