This Week in Chemistry – Self-Healing Tyres, & Antibacterial Soap Efficacy

15-09-27 - This Week in Chemistry

Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news.

This week features research on car tyres that self-heal after punctures and cuts, further evidence that antibacterial soaps are no more effective than normal soap, and more. As always, links to further articles and original research papers are provided below, as well as further studies of interest not included in the graphic.

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.

Featured Stories

Antibacterial soap no better than normal soap: [Article] [Study (£)]

Esters distinguish human and animal remains: [Article] [Study]

Soft drink additives could help protect teeth: [Article] [Study]

Creating self-healing rubber for car tyres: [Article] [Study (£)]

Breath sensor helps to detect ovarian cancer: [Article] [Study]


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