This Week In Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Graphene from Soybean Oil, and Microbe-Inspired Sunscreens

17-02-05 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 making graphene with soybean oil and determining its melting point, sunscreens based on molecules produced by microbes, 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.


Featured Stories

Graphene successfully made from soybean oil: [Article] [Study]

Spray-on bandage can be dissolved for removal: [Article] [Study*]

Making sunscreens based on microbe-produced molecules: [Article] [Study (£)]

Graphene’s melting point predicted to be 6000 K: [Article] [Study*]

Stable five-membered aromatic nitrogen ring synthesised: [Article] [Study (£)]


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