Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on a claimed production of metallic hydrogen in the lab, Samsung’s explanation for why Galaxy Note 7 batteries caught fire, 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. Asterisked studies are free but require logging in to read.
Rising temperatures will boost fish methylmercury levels: [Article] [Study (£)]
Samsung details causes of Galaxy Note 7 fires: [Article]
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