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American Chemical Society announces new leadership team members

ACS is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members of its executive leadership team, Selyn Hong and Stephanie Holland.
20-Nov-2023 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Not so silver lining: Microplastics found in clouds could affect the weather

Researchers in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology Letters detected microplastics in clouds above the mountains, which could affect cloud formation and weather.
10-Nov-2023 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Surveilling wetlands for infectious bird flu — and finding it

For the first time, researchers have detected a highly infectious type of bird flu virus in wetlands frequented by waterfowl, which they report in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology Letters.
10-Nov-2023 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

’Indoor solar’ to power the Internet of Things

Indoor light could someday power smart devices, but not all solar panel technologies have the same level of success, according to research in ACS Applied Energy Materials.
9-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Device 'smells' seawater to discover, detect novel molecules

Researchers in ACS Central Science report a proof-of-concept device that “sniffs” seawater, trapping dissolved compounds for analyses. The team showed that the system could easily concentrate molecules that are present in underwater caves and...
3-Nov-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A step to prevent opioid overdose deaths with light-activated naloxone treatment

In a proof-of-concept in ACS’ Nano Letters, a team has designed injectable nanoparticles that released naloxone ― which rapidly reverses opioid overdose effects ― when triggered by blue light. In experiments with mice, this system was...
3-Nov-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making gluten-free, sorghum-based beers easier to brew and enjoy

Beer is usually made from barley, leaving those with a gluten allergy unable to enjoy. Sorghum could be an alternative, but complex preparation steps hamper its adoption. A team reporting in ACS’ Journal of Proteome Research has uncovered an...
2-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Plastic-eating bacteria turn waste into useful starting materials for other products

Research published in ACS Central Science shows that beads containing engineered E. coli could efficiently transform PET waste into a starting material for nylon, drugs and fragrances.
27-Oct-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Ingredients Keep Us Screaming for Ice Cream

Scientists in Wisconsin have discovered an ingredient that prevents the formation of ice crystals that can spoil the smooth, silky texture of ice cream and other frozen foods. The substance, which acts like an antifreeze, is non-toxic and doesn't...
13-Jun-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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