This Week In Chemistry

This Week in Chemistry – A material that can keep you both cool and warm, and UK backing for neonicotinoid ban

17-11-12 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 a two-layered material which can both keep you warm and cool you down, a proposed Europe-wide ban on neonicotinoid pesticides getting UK backing, 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

Material keeps you warm on one side, cools you on the other: [Article] [Study]

UK backs Europe-wide neonicotinoid ban: [Article] [Study]

Hollow carbon nanospheres used in novel battery: [Article] [Study (£)]

Model shows that ice forms from disordered seeds: [Article] [Study (£)]

Atmospheric chemistry link to Ancient Egyptian unrest: [Article] [Study]


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