This Week in Chemistry – Water on Mars, & Batteries from Mushrooms

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


This week features the news of flowing salty water on Mars, how nanoparticles could be used to make longer-lasting and more efficient sunscreens, 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

Evidence of flowing salty water on Mars: [Article] [Study]

Stronger and longer-lasting sunscreen using nanoparticles: [Article] [Study]

Creating batteries from portabella mushrooms: [Article] [Study]

Polymer additive reduces plane fuel fire risk: [Article] [Study (£)]

Mouse study could lead to male contraceptive: [Article] [Study (£)] »


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