015 ChemMonthly Feb 2019
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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on eye injections of nanoparticles giving mice infrared vision, artificial DNA with eight letters instead of the usual four, 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. 

Artificial DNA has eight letters instead of four: [Article] [Study]

Flavouring chemicals in e-cigarettes may harm lung function: [Article] [Study]

Harvesting dissolved uranium from seawater: [Article][Study]

Smart glass switches from light to dark in a minute: [Article] [Study]

Injected nanoparticles give mice infrared vision: [Article] [Study]

Microwaves decarbonise fossil fuels and produce hydrogen: [Article] [Study]

Ingestible device injects insulin into stomach lining: [Article] [Study]

Burned organic matter could provide new source of fertilisers: [Article] [Study]

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