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September 26, 2016

Evonik crowdsources students for new ideas

Web-based search targets the millennials and also serves as a job recruiting tool

September 26, 2016

The inorganic kids are alright

The Division of Inorganic Chemistry’s Young Investigator Awards program celebrates a decade of highlighting new talent

September 23, 2016

Going to new lengths with better fibers

Microfluidics produces thinner, stronger, longer collagen fibers

September 22, 2016

Plastics shine bright to warn of invisible cracks

Damage to polymers ruptures microcapsules, releasing fluorescent molecules

September 22, 2016

2016 MacArthur ‘genius grants’ given to three scientists doing pioneering chemistry-related research

Synthetic chemist Jin-Quan Yu, microbiologist Dianne K. Newman, and geobiologist Victoria J. Orphan are among the new class of 23 fellows

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