Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a new technique to determine the structures of small molecules, how the chemicals we give off in the cinema give clues to film’s age ratings, 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.
Microscopy technique quickly reveals small molecule structures: