Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a catalyst that can transform single-use plastics into lubricants, copernicium’s liquid behaviour, and more! Links to articles and studies for all the featured stories 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.