Chemistry - Ångström researcher involved in world famous study on less toxic blue dyes


Jacinto Sá from Physical Chemistry is one of the researchers involved in finding a less toxic blue dye. The research has quickly gotten worldwide spread and getting articles written in reputable newspapers like the NY Times.

You can find their research paper called: A metal-free blue chromophore derived from plant pigments here.

We look forward to hearing more about this exciting research. For now you can read about it on the different links below:

NY Times: How Do You Make a Less Toxic Blue Dye? Start With Red Beets

ScienceNews: Beets bleed red but a chemistry tweak can create a blue hue

The Conversation: Blue dye from red beets – chemists devise a new pigment option

Pesquisa: Azul da natureza (Portoguese)

Science & Vie: Le premier colorant bleu non toxique a été extrait de la betterave (French)

Fler nyheter

Last modified: 2023-10-04