Volume 95 Issue 17 | p. 41 | ACS Comments
Issue Date: April 24, 2017

OneChemistry in the Marketplace of Ideas

By Rigoberto Hernandez, District IV Director
Department: ACS News
Keywords: comment, ACS News

Disciplinary science and subdisciplinary chemistry are alive and well. Yet most of the grand challenges confronting us—in energy, the environment, and human health—are best tackled by a broad set of tools and skills.

This drive toward multidisciplinary science is visible in the increasing number of research centers, such as the National Science Foundation’s Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, of which I am a member.

In opposition to the use of chemistry to divisively silo research projects, . . .

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