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American Chemical Society prepares for 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry announcement

To assist with coverage of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the American Chemical Society (ACS) will issue a statement from ACS President Angela K. Wilson, Ph.D., after the official announcement is made on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Wilson will be...
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How old is that fingerprint?

The oils in fingerprints degrade over time, and it’s difficult to figure out their age. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Central Science have discovered molecular markers for changes to these oils over a seven-day time period — which could be...
16-Sep-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SARS-COV-2 Mimics Could Accelerate Vaccine Research, Make It Safer

Though well-known as a respiratory illness, COVID-19 can also affect the nervous system. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Infectious Diseases have developed a new tool and possible vaccine candidate that could help scientists understand how...
16-Sep-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Enhancing the effect of protein-based COVID-19 vaccines

Adding an ingredient called an adjuvant can help vaccines elicit a more robust immune response. In a study in ACS Infectious Diseases, researchers report a substance that boosted the immune response to an experimental COVID-19 shot in mice by 25...
26-Aug-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cooking up mealworms into a tasty, healthful, ‘meat-like’ seasoning

Mealworms are edible insects and a healthful alternative to traditional meat protein. Today, researchers report that they’ve cooked up mealworms with sugar, creating a “meat-like” flavoring for a tasty source of extra protein in convenience...
15-Aug-2022 11:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The chemical secrets behind vanilla’s allure

Vanilla is one of the most popular spices. Today, scientists report a profile of 20 chemicals found in vanilla bean extracts, including several previously unknown ones. The work could help producers develop better-tasting vanilla. The researchers...
15-Aug-2022 11:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exposing what’s in tattoo ink

Tattoo inks are unregulated in the U.S. A team has analyzed what is in some inks, and it doesn’t always match what’s on ingredient labels. Once the study is complete, they will publish their results on a website for consumers and tattoo artists....
15-Aug-2022 11:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Media Briefing Schedule for ACS Fall 2022

Media Briefing Schedule for ACS Fall 2022
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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...
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