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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on the carbon dioxide shortage that’s hit Europe, the discovery of organic molecules on Mars, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.
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.
Water isomers have different reaction rates at low temperature: [Article] [Study]
Drastic electric car battery improvement claimed: [Article] [Study (£)]
Carbon dioxide shortage hits European food and drink industries: [Article]
Proof of organic molecules in ancient Martian rocks: [Article] [Study (£)]
Magnetic polymers remove vegetable off-flavours from wine: [Article] [Study (£)]
Material removes nitrogen dioxide from air: [Article] [Study (£)]
Human enzyme makes small antiviral molecule: [Article] [Study (£)]
Neural network recognises materials – and predicts new ones: [Article] [Study (£)]
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