This Week In Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Tattoo ink nanoparticles concerns, and a scorpion that tweaks its venom

17-10-01 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 how a species of scorpion alters the chemicals in its venom in response to predators, a dioxin leak near Houston, 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

Tattoo ink nanoparticles end up in lymph nodes: [Article] [Study]

Scorpion tweaks its venom to deter predators: [Article] [Study (£)]

Synthetic receptor quickly spots amphetamines in urine: [Article] [Study (£)]

Hurricane Harvey causes dioxin leak from waste pits: [Article]

Nine new materials added to EU supply risk list: [Article] [Study]


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