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Plant scientists dispute claims by the herbicide’s manufacturers that new formulations can be used safely

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For decades past and future, chemical innovations indelibly impact how our homes look, feel, and function.

Intense debate about chemistry preprint servers at #ACSDC

ACS meeting news: Journal editors, academics, and preprint server experts in other fields discussed the merits of publication ahead of peer review

Treated wastewater sludge still harbors antibiotic resistance genes

ACS Meeting News: Findings raise public health concerns because sludge is often spread on farmlands

Triplet diradical cyclobutadiene spotted for the first time

ACS Meeting News: Researchers use stabilizing silicon groups to tame the elusive species, a long-sought target of chemists studying chemical bonding and reaction mechanisms

Prospecting for new antimicrobial molecules in dragon’s blood

ACS meeting news: Small, positively charged peptides from alligators and Komodo dragons could inspire new ways to fight infections

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