Volume 86 Issue 44 | p. 36 | ACS Comments
Issue Date: November 3, 2008

Putting A Human Face On Chemistry: Presidential Call To Arms

Department: ACS News

WE BELIEVE STRONGLY in the ACS vision, “Improving people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.” It is a powerful and direct statement that truly underscores what we as chemists do for society: help people.

Unfortunately, not everyone understands or believes that this is what chemists do. A more common perception is that chemists “mix things” or “blow stuff up.” To be successful, to make a dent in the misperceptions surrounding chemistry, chemists, and chemicals, . . .

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