Volume 88 Issue 48 | pp. 34-35
Issue Date: November 29, 2010

Online Outreach

Chemists are taking to web tools to fulfill ‘broader impact’ requirement in NSF grants
Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: Grants, fluorescence, social media, oil spill

It was late afternoon on Oct. 12, and for Austa M. Parker and Caitlin M. Glover, time was running out. They’d just been told that they couldn’t use plastic bags of ice to preserve their water samples, meticulously collected from a beach on the Gulf of Mexico’s oil-laden Louisiana shore, during shipping. And they had a flight to catch in a few hours. If the pair didn’t find the right kind . . .

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