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#ChemMonthly November 2018: New mole definition, a ‘Chemputer’, and llama flu antibodies

Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on the confirmation of a definition change for the kilogram and the mole, a ‘chemputer’ which can automate the synthesis of drugs, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and […]

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#ChemMonthly October 2018: Chemistry-based film ratings, nanoparticles vs snake venom, and the first double aromatic molecule

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 […]

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#ChemMonthly September 2018: Hydrogen from plastic waste, the cleaning potential of saliva, and glyphosate’s effect on honeybees

Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a process to convert plastic waste into hydrogen, the cleaning potential of saliva, a polymer coating that can cool down building surfaces, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles […]

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#ChemMonthly August 2018: Hearing proteins, an organic solar cell record, and a planet with a titanium and iron atmosphere

Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on the identification of proteins that help us hear, an exoplanet with an atmosphere of titanium and iron, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the […]

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#ChemMonthly July 2018: Water on Mars, crisp packet recycling, and textbook mechanism errors

Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a water lake underneath the ice cap of Mars, how mass spectrometry can help spot poetry forgeries, the identification of a key protein in body odour production, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, […]

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#ChemMonthly June 2018: Carbon dioxide shortage, organic molecules on Mars, and car battery improvements

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.