C&EN’s Talented 12

This team of up-and-comers has big ideas for solving global problems with chemistry

Widespread crop damage from dicamba herbicide fuels controversy

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

To see the power of chemistry, there’s no place like home

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

Treated wastewater sludge still harbors antibiotic resistance genes

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

Secrets of stimulant abused in Middle East revealed

Vaccines help uncover how “pharmacoterrorism” drug fenethylline works in the body

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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