606, 2019

#ChemMonthly May 2019: Plastic bottles to jet fuel, and simulating dark chocolate aroma

June 6th, 2019|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a method for converting plastic bottles into jet fuel components, a new record for the longest half-life ever measured, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.

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405, 2019

#ChemMonthly April 2019: The Universe’s first molecule and making graphene with hair removal wax

May 4th, 2019|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on the observation of the universe’s first molecule in space, a new method for making graphene using hair removal wax, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.

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1004, 2019

#ChemMonthly March 2019: The world’s smallest periodic table, why lemons are sour, and stir bar contamination

April 10th, 2019|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a new record for the world’s smallest periodic table, how stir bar contamination could affect chemical reactions in laboratories across the world, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.

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303, 2019
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#ChemMonthly February 2019: Eight letter DNA, uranium from seawater, and infrared vision with nanoparticles

March 3rd, 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.

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502, 2019
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#ChemMonthly January 2019: Mimicking fugu flavour, graphene water pipes, and new nanotubes

February 5th, 2019|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a new type of 3D printer, a new form of nanotubes based on benzene, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.

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2812, 2018
  • The Year in Chemistry – 2018

The Year in Chemistry: 2018’s biggest chemistry stories

December 28th, 2018|

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As we head into 2019, it’s time to take a look back at some of the biggest chemistry news stories over the past year. This year’s chemistry news featured water on Mars, the effects of e-cigarettes, new types of isomerism and bonding, and more!

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