This Week In Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – Removing pesticides from apples, and a saliva protein salt-preference link

17-11-05 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 how washing with baking soda can remove pesticide residue from apples, a new invisible ink based on perovskite nanocrystals, 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

Baking soda wash removes pesticides from apples: [Article] [Study (£)]

Saliva proteins may explain differing salt preferences: [Article] [Study (£)]

New ‘invisible ink’ based on perovskite nanocrystals: [Article] [Study]

Cheap but effective catalyst for splitting water: [Article] [Study (£)]

Mussel glue inspires strong and flexible polymer: [Article] [Study (£)]


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