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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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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The Year in Chemistry: 2018’s biggest chemistry stories

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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#ChemMonthly December 2018: A new type of bonding, ‘reverse racemisation’, and fluorinated compounds in cosmetics

Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a new type of chemical bonding, a catalyst that can reverse racemisation, an investigation of fluorinated compounds in cosmetics, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for […]