This Week In Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – How Antiperspirants Work, and a Giant Periodic Table

17-06-04 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 research that confirms a theory about how antiperspirants work, a giant periodic table, 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


Sweat gland mimic shows how antiperspirants work: [Article] [Study*]

Modified vancomycin boosts potency against bacteria: [Article] [Study (£)]

Organic acids replacing antibiotics in animal feed: [Article]

Nobel prize winner’s molecular motor turns rotor: [Article] [Study (£)]

Spanish university unveils giant periodic table: [Article]


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