Chemical & Engineering News: https://cen.acs.org/most-recent.html en-us Copyright American Chemical Society Human enzyme makes antiviral small molecule https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/medicinal-chemistry/Human-enzyme-makes-antiviral-small/96/web/2018/06 Naturally ocurring compound inhibits replication of Zika virus in living cells 25 Jun 2018 18:44:42 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cici Zhang") Cici Zhang U.S. team finalized for International Chemistry Olympiad https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/programs/US-team-finalized-International-Chemistry/96/web/2018/06 4 high school students will head to Slovakia and Czech Republic in July for international competition 25 Jun 2018 16:47:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang AbbVie invests in switchable CAR-T therapies for cancer https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/AbbVie-invests-switchable-CAR-T/96/web/2018/06 The drug company is partnering with Calibr to develop universal CAR T-cells directed to different tumors via antibody switches 25 Jun 2018 11:00:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Sea, land, factory: 3 tales of pharmaceutical outsourcing https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Sea-land-factory-3-tales/96/i26 Drugs can be made by more than just chemical synthesis. Here are stories of three from the sea, the land, and yes, the factory 24 Jun 2018 13:19:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Theracos becomes increasingly reliant on contract manufacturing as its drug advances https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Theracos-becomes-increasingly-reliant-contract/96/i26 Piramal sites on different continents have become involved in producing Theracos’s diabetes treatment 24 Jun 2018 13:18:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Out of the sea and into the factory for Acasti’s heart drug ingredient https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/sea-factory-Acastis-heart-drug/96/i26 Acasti picks CordenPharma to extract omega-3s from krill 24 Jun 2018 13:16:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy A U.K. option for a controlled substance https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/UK-option-controlled-substance/96/i26 TPI Enterprises, an Australian poppy processor, enters the restrictive British codeine market via a contract with Sterling Pharma Solutions 24 Jun 2018 13:15:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Donald Ingber is leading efforts to develop organ-on-a-chip devices to replace animal tests https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/tissue-engineering/Donald-Ingber-leading-efforts-develop/96/i26 Widespread adoption of the chips will require mass production and finding the right questions to ask with the devices 24 Jun 2018 13:15:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Adventures with the periodic table https://cen.acs.org/materials/energy-storage/Adventures-periodic-table/96/i26 24 Jun 2018 13:12:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang BridgeBio licenses compounds from NeuroVive and launches Fortify Therapeutics https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/BridgeBio-licenses-compounds-NeuroVive-launches/96/i26 24 Jun 2018 13:03:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Gene therapy start-up Freeline Therapeutics raises $116 million https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Gene-therapy-startFreeline-Therapeutics-raises/96/i26 24 Jun 2018 13:02:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Decibel raises $55 million for hearing loss https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Decibel-raises-55-million-hearing/96/i26 24 Jun 2018 13:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross 256th ACS National Meeting https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/meetings/256th-ACS-National-Meeting/96/i26 Boston, Mass., Aug. 19–23 24 Jun 2018 12:48:41 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i26/Business-Roundup.html 24 Jun 2018 11:32:56 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") LyondellBasell in talks to buy stake in Braskem https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/LyondellBasell-talks-buy-stake-Braskem/96/i26 A deal would give LyondellBasell control of Brazil’s largest chemical maker 24 Jun 2018 11:32:38 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Tullo") Alex Tullo Cellulose derivative accelerates organic chemistry in water https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/green-chemistry/Cellulose-derivative-accelerates-organic-chemistry/96/i26 Additive facilitates numerous pharmaceutically relevant reactions through unknown mechanism 24 Jun 2018 11:29:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Setup may make transferring <i>tert</i>-butyl lithium and other pyrophoric reagents safer https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i26/Setup-make-transferring-tert-butyl.html Simple pieces of equipment decrease the danger of moving small volumes of chemicals prone to igniting 24 Jun 2018 11:25:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Project SEED scholar Ganesh Karunakaran https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i26/Project-SEED-scholar-Ganesh-Karunakaran.html An early interest in science morphs into a career fueled by international finance and economics 23 Jun 2018 13:15:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener Topological materials move from the world of theoretical physics to experimental chemistry https://cen.acs.org/materials/electronic-materials/Topological-materials-move-world-theoretical/96/i26 These exotic materials could find applications in electronics, catalysis, and quantum computing 23 Jun 2018 13:15:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Neil Savage, special to C&#38;EN") Neil Savage, special to C&#38;EN How the Women Chemists Committee stays relevant after 90 years https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/Women-Chemists-Committee-stays-relevant/96/i26 23 Jun 2018 13:15:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kimberly Woznack, Chair, ACS Women Chemists Committee") Kimberly Woznack, Chair, ACS Women Chemists Committee Oil and gas wastewater is a cheap fix for road dust, but it comes at a toxic cost https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Oil-gas-wastewater-cheap-fix/96/i26 Treating roads with wastewater may pollute the environment with radium 23 Jun 2018 13:13:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Deirdre Lockwood") Deirdre Lockwood Expanding the glucose meter’s repertoire https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/diagnostics/Expanding-glucose-meters-repertoire/96/i26 Molecular logic gates allow personal glucose meters to respond to many other targets 23 Jun 2018 13:12:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Polymer strips off-taste from wine https://cen.acs.org/environment/food-science/Polymer-strips-off-taste-wine/96/i26 Magnetic property enables easy separation of sorption medium 23 Jun 2018 13:11:32 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Some Chinese power plants may underreport sulfur dioxide emissions https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Chinese-power-plants-underreport-sulfur/96/i26 Data from air pollution monitors don’t jibe with satellite measurements 23 Jun 2018 13:10:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Trump proposes U.S. federal government reorganization https://cen.acs.org/policy/regulation/Trump-proposes-US-federal-government/96/i26 Food regulation, graduate education among changes put forward 23 Jun 2018 13:09:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener Roche pays $2.4 billion for rest of Foundation Medicine https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/cancer/Roche-pays-24-billion-rest/96/i26 23 Jun 2018 13:08:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa Jarvis") Lisa Jarvis Indorama pushes into Egypt with PET acquisition https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Indorama-pushes-Egypt-PET-acquisition/96/i26 23 Jun 2018 13:07:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Recipharm acquires Sanofi’s inhalation assets https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Recipharm-acquires-Sanofis-inhalation-assets/96/i26 23 Jun 2018 13:06:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin LG launches innovation contest https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/LG-launches-innovation-contest/96/i26 23 Jun 2018 13:05:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Study finds natural gas climate advantage nixed by methane loss https://cen.acs.org/environment/greenhouse-gases/Study-finds-natural-gas-climate/96/web/2018/06 U.S. natural gas production loses 2.3% of methane to leaks 22 Jun 2018 20:24:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson") Jeff Johnson 2-step synthesis yields large 2-D COF crystals https://cen.acs.org/materials/2-d-materials/2-step-synthesis-yields-large/96/i26 Separating crystal nucleation and growth processes is key to controlling crystal dimensions 22 Jun 2018 16:01:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby When good bees go bad https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/bees-bad/96/i26 Researchers identify neuropeptides linked to aggression in Africanized honeybees 22 Jun 2018 16:01:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Emma Hiolski") Emma Hiolski Winning at a chemistry innovation contest in Sweden https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Winning-chemistry-innovation-contest-Sweden/96/i26 Technologies for wastewater treatment and glycidol production among winners at second annual competition 22 Jun 2018 13:15:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Start-up Olaplex triumphs over L’Oréal in court case https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i26/StartOlaplex-triumphs-over-Lal-court.html 22 Jun 2018 13:06:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc Reisch") Marc Reisch U.K. chemical firms must re-register for REACH https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i26/UK-chemical-firms-must-re.html 22 Jun 2018 13:06:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Covestro deploys novel chlor-alkali technology in Spain https://cen.acs.org/business/inorganic-chemicals/Covestro-deploys-novel-chlor-alkali/96/i26 22 Jun 2018 13:06:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Kuraray, partners plan a butadiene derivatives venture in Thailand https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/Kuraray-partners-plan-butadiene-derivatives/96/i26 22 Jun 2018 13:06:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Unique silica enclosures form on micelles https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Unique-silica-enclosures-form-micelles/96/i26 Dodecahedral ‘silicages’ could carry drugs or diagnostic agents 22 Jun 2018 13:05:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Ineos Styrolution invests in France https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Ineos-Styrolution-invests-France/96/i26 22 Jun 2018 13:05:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Tullo") Alex Tullo Reactions https://cen.acs.org/environment/sustainability/Reactions/96/i26 22 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") U.S. report proposes lower safe level for perfluorochemical exposure https://cen.acs.org/environment/persistent-pollutants/US-report-proposes-lower-safe/96/i26 ATSDR daily dose numbers for PFOS and PFOA are one-tenth those of EPA 22 Jun 2018 12:44:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue When trapped, water becomes less polar https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i26/trapped-water-becomes-less-polar.html In confined spaces, water’s dielectric constant drops dramatically, according to new measurements 22 Jun 2018 11:01:51 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Novacap to enter the U.S. by acquiring PCI Synthesis https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Novacap-enter-US-acquiring-PCI/96/i26 French pharmaceutical services firm is latest to move into the U.S. 22 Jun 2018 10:20:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Volunteer service award to Carolyn Ribes https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/governance/Volunteer-service-award-Carolyn-Ribes/96/web/2018/06 Chemist honored for her tireless efforts on behalf of diversity, inclusion, and volunteerism in the society 21 Jun 2018 21:27:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Attila E. Pavlath wins Parsons Award https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/governance/Attila-E-Pavlath-wins-Parsons/96/web/2018/06 ACS past president is honored for his work in promoting the public image of chemistry 21 Jun 2018 20:52:36 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Chemistry in Pictures: Twisted crystals https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/microscopy/Chemistry-Pictures-Twisted-crystals/96/web/2018/06 21 Jun 2018 20:27:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Potential alcohol addiction mechanism revealed https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/neuroscience/Potential-alcohol-addiction-mechanism-revealed/96/i26 Researchers are using knowledge gained from rat studies to develop better therapeutics 21 Jun 2018 19:06:41 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cici Zhang") Cici Zhang Oil and gas wastewater is a cheap fix for road dust but comes at a toxic cost https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Oil-gas-wastewater-cheap-fix/96/web/2018/06 Treating roads with the wastewater may pollute the environment with radium and oil and gas compounds 21 Jun 2018 17:36:42 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN") Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN Sarepta’s Duchenne gene therapy shows promise in small study https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/rare-disease/Sareptas-Duchenne-gene-therapy-shows/96/i26 The early peek at data from a Phase I/II study excited families, physicians, and investors  20 Jun 2018 23:48:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Enzyme conjugate synthesizes DNA https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/nucleic-acids/Enzyme-conjugate-synthesizes-DNA/96/i26 Method is possible replacement for phosphoramidite-based DNA synthesis 20 Jun 2018 21:13:26 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Existing treaty could help manage global plastic waste trade, researchers suggest https://cen.acs.org/policy/trade/Existing-treaty-help-manage-global/96/i26 Basel Convention would help control flow of used material displaced by China’s ban 20 Jun 2018 18:29:32 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue A quest to drug the undruggable https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-discovery/quest-drug-undruggable/96/i26 Listen to the latest Stereo Chemistry episode that explores why certain drug targets are so vexing, and the cutting edge approaches chemists are taking to finally crack them 20 Jun 2018 17:35:57 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Chemicals are caught up in U.S.-China trade war https://cen.acs.org/policy/trade/Chemicals-caught-US-China-trade/96/i26 U.S. tariffs target large-volume chemicals, and China responds in kind 20 Jun 2018 17:29:58 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay K. Barry Sharpless named 2019 Priestley Medalist https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/K-Barry-Sharpless-named-2019/96/i26 Scripps Research Institute chemist honored for inventing catalytic, asymmetric oxidation methods and pioneering click chemistry 20 Jun 2018 13:05:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford When good bees go bad https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/bees-bad/96/web/2018/06 Researchers identify neuropeptides linked to aggression in Africanized honeybees 20 Jun 2018 11:26:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Emma Hiolski, special to C&EN") Emma Hiolski, special to C&EN Synthetic biology could enable bioweapons development https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/synthetic-biology/Synthetic-biology-enable-bioweapons-development/96/i26 A new National Academies report names and classifies the kinds of biological weapons that could emerge from techniques like CRISPR gene editing and DNA synthesis 19 Jun 2018 22:23:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross World’s strongest biomaterial now comes from a tree https://cen.acs.org/materials/biobased-materials/Worlds-strongest-biomaterial-comes-tree/96/web/2018/06 A new method creates superstrong fibers out of cellulose 19 Jun 2018 22:01:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Gammon") Katharine Gammon California wildfires caused unexpected benzene contamination of drinking water https://cen.acs.org/environment/water/California-wildfires-caused-unexpected-benzene/96/i26 Experts urge water industry to study plastic pipes’ vulnerability 19 Jun 2018 21:32:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Elizabeth K. Wilson, special to C&amp;EN") Elizabeth K. Wilson, special to C&amp;EN Chemistry in Pictures: All that glitters isn’t gold https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/06/Chemistry-Pictures-glitters-isnt-gold.html 19 Jun 2018 20:37:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Become an ACS Wikipedia Fellow https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/programs/Become-ACS-Wikipedia-Fellow/96/web/2018/06 Program trains participants to contribute their subject-matter expertise to Wikipedia 19 Jun 2018 20:33:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Setup may make transferring <em>tert</em>-butyl lithium and other pyrophoric reagents safer https://cen.acs.org/safety/lab-safety/Setup-make-transferring-tert-butyl/96/web/2018/06 Simple pieces of equipment decrease the danger of moving small volumes of chemicals prone to igniting 18 Jun 2018 15:42:38 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Peeling produces stretchable liquid-metal circuit https://cen.acs.org/materials/electronic-materials/Peeling-produces-stretchable-liquid-metal/96/i25 Technique breaks gallium alloy’s insulating oxide layer 17 Jun 2018 23:08:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kerri Jansen") Kerri Jansen Multilayer coating could fight bacterial growth on plastic dental devices https://cen.acs.org/materials/coatings/Multilayer-coating-fight-bacterial-growth/96/i25 Superhydrophilic film made of two sugar molecules could lead to cleaner retainers or tooth aligners 17 Jun 2018 23:08:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Diamond stabilizes lithium metal electrodes https://cen.acs.org/materials/energy-storage/Diamond-stabilizes-lithium-metal-electrodes/96/i25 Thin film of the hard material lets batteries benefit from the metal’s electrochemical advantages while blocking unwanted reactions 17 Jun 2018 23:07:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Chili pepper compound made to self-destruct https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/medicinal-chemistry/Chili-pepper-compound-made-self/96/i25 To relieve itch and pain without worrisome side effects, chemists put a kill switch on capsaicin 17 Jun 2018 23:07:42 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN") Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN Chemists synthesize Saturn-shaped molecule https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Chemists-synthesize-Saturn-shaped-molecule/96/i25 Flat, macrocyclic host captures fullerene guest with CH–π interactions 17 Jun 2018 23:07:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Birch reduction runs ammonia-free https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/green-chemistry/Birch-reduction-runs-ammonia-free/96/i25 Crown ethers simplify the set-up of classic reaction 17 Jun 2018 23:07:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen 伯奇还原反应无氨运行 https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/green-chemistry/Birch-reduction-runs-ammonia-free-cn/96/i25 冠醚简化了经典反应的设置 17 Jun 2018 23:07:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("作者:Tien Nguyen") 作者:Tien Nguyen Slime-making craze has become a big business https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Slime-making-craze-become-big/96/i25 Glue and borax sales have been brisk as kids and parents look for do-it-yourself activities 17 Jun 2018 23:07:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Good times, bad times for chemical industry https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/times-bad-times-chemical-industry/96/i25 A strong economy is overshadowed by trade wars and plastics woes 17 Jun 2018 23:07:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Polarized light and the magic angle: Scientists making art https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/microscopy/Polarized-light-magic-angle-Scientists/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 23:07:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Engineered cotton grows on alternative fertilizer https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Engineered-cotton-grows-alternative-fertilizer/96/i25 Crop feeds on phosphite, potentially allowing it to outwit weeds and mitigate pollution from traditional fertilizer runoff 17 Jun 2018 23:06:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Clariant partners with hydrogen storage firm https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Clariant-partners-hydrogen-storage-firm/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:18:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch DuPont biosciences headquarters debuts https://cen.acs.org/business/biobased-chemicals/DuPont-biosciences-headquarters-debuts/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:17:56 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Indian castor bean sustainability program a success https://cen.acs.org/business/biobased-chemicals/Indian-castor-bean-sustainability-program/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:17:26 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Cambrex expanding generics R&D in Italy https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/generics/Cambrex-expanding-generics-RD-Italy/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:17:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin PKN Orlen in massive Polish expansion https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/PKN-Orlen-massive-Polish-expansion/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:16:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo LanzaTech raises funds and expands its footprint https://cen.acs.org/energy/biofuels/LanzaTech-raises-funds-expands-footprint/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:16:20 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Europe proposes big new research program https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/Europe-proposes-big-new-research.html 17 Jun 2018 11:16:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy WuXi invests $60 million in Massachusetts https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/biologics/WuXi-invests-60-million-Massachusetts/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:15:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Alexion partners with Complement Pharma on neurodegenerative therapy https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Alexion-partners-Complement-Pharma-neurodegenerative/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:15:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Lilly and AstraZeneca drop BACE inhibitor lanabecestat https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/neuroscience/Lilly-AstraZeneca-drop-BACE-inhibitor/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:15:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Sanofi and Translate Bio to make mRNA vaccines for infectious diseases https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/vaccines/Sanofi-Translate-Bio-make-mRNA/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:14:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Broad could receive $125 million in sponsored research agreement with Editas https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/Broad-receive-125-million-sponsored/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:14:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross A big deal https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/big-deal.html 17 Jun 2018 11:14:18 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo G7 leaders sign plastics pledge https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/G7-leaders-sign-plastics-pledge/96/i25 Ocean Plastics Charter seeks to rein in mounting problem of waste 17 Jun 2018 11:14:18 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/Business-Roundup.html 17 Jun 2018 11:14:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Nobel laureates Jens C. Skou and Paul D. Boyer die at 99 https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Nobel-laureates-Jens-C-Skou/96/i25 Biochemists were two of three who shared 1997 prize for work related to adenosine triphosphate 17 Jun 2018 11:13:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Supporting ACS’s volunteers https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/Supporting-ACSs-volunteers/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:13:51 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carolyn Ribes, Chair, ACS Committee on Committees ") Carolyn Ribes, Chair, ACS Committee on Committees Reporting required for U.S. releases of 13 nonylphenol ethoxylates https://cen.acs.org/policy/chemical-regulation/Reporting-required-US-releases-13/96/i25 17 Jun 2018 11:13:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue ACS Nigeria Chapter hosts symposium in Uyo https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/ACS-Nigeria-Chapter-hosts-symposium.html 17 Jun 2018 11:13:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Shaibu Eneojo Solomon, special to ACS") Shaibu Eneojo Solomon, special to ACS Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp begins https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/Chemistry-Olympiad-Study-Camp-begins.html 17 Jun 2018 11:13:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang ACS Board actions from the June executive meeting https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/ACS-Board-actions-June-executive.html 17 Jun 2018 11:13:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Willie May recognized for public service https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/Willie-recognized-public-service.html 17 Jun 2018 11:13:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Glenn Ruskin") Glenn Ruskin Plastics recycling with microbes and worms is further away than people think https://cen.acs.org/environment/sustainability/Plastics-recycling-microbes-worms-further/96/i25 Headlines about plastic-eating organisms belie tough, competitive road to development 15 Jun 2018 21:23:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Chemistry may have solutions to our plastic trash problem https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Chemistry-solutions-plastic-trash-problem/96/i25 Chemists explore ways to convert plastics into valuable products and to develop intrinsically recyclable polymers 15 Jun 2018 21:23:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Recycling needs a revamp https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Recycling-needs-revamp/96/i25 Chemical and biochemical approaches take aim at plastic pollution 15 Jun 2018 21:23:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology goes to Karl Deisseroth https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Kyoto-Prize-Advanced-Technology-goes/96/web/2018/06 Award honors Stanford professor’s pioneering work in optogenetics 15 Jun 2018 21:13:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang LyondellBasell in talks to buy stake in Braskem https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/LyondellBasell-talks-buy-stake-Braskem/96/web/2018/06 A deal would give LyondellBasell control of Brazil’s largest chemical maker 15 Jun 2018 21:13:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo China swoons over cleantech and biotech stocks https://cen.acs.org/business/finance/China-swoons-over-cleantech-biotech/96/i25 Stock market conditions are favorable for Chinese technology firms 15 Jun 2018 01:31:14 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay ‘Green’ coating protects plastics https://cen.acs.org/materials/coatings/Greencoating-protects-plastics/96/i25 Transparent film of nanocellulose in a glass matrix confers hardness and fracture toughness to plastic 15 Jun 2018 01:15:39 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Kristen Kulinowski to lead Chemical Safety Board https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Kristen-Kulinowski-lead-Chemical-Safety/96/i25 14 Jun 2018 22:40:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN White House picks environmental adviser https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/White-House-picks-environmental-adviser.html 14 Jun 2018 22:40:20 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt E. Erickson") Britt E. Erickson Mysterious galactic radiation pinned on nanodiamonds https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/astrochemistry/Mysterious-galactic-radiation-pinned-nanodiamonds/96/i25 Spinning hydrogen-coated clusters of carbon atoms may be source of anomalous microwave emission spotted around our galaxy 14 Jun 2018 17:10:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Mechanisms for catalytic CO oxidation on platinum found at last https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/surface-chemistry/Mechanisms-catalytic-CO-oxidation-platinum/96/i25 New surface chemistry method answers mechanistic questions that have eluded chemists for 40 years 14 Jun 2018 17:08:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Ikea, Neste pilot renewable plastics https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Ikea-Neste-pilot-renewable-plastics/96/i25 New process to make polypropylene from waste oil is part of Ikea’s long-term plan to replace fossil inputs 13 Jun 2018 20:34:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Periodic Graphics: The chemistry of slime https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/Periodic-Graphics-chemistry-slime.html Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning wrings all the molecular details out of the popular goo 13 Jun 2018 20:26:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andy Brunning") Andy Brunning Psychedelics forge connections between neurons https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/neuroscience/Psychedelics-forge-connections-between-neurons/96/i25 Study in rats and fruit flies suggests that these drugs could inspire better, ketamine-like antidepressants 13 Jun 2018 18:51:32 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cici Zhang") Cici Zhang Chemistry in Pictures: Fireworks in a flask https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/06/Chemistry-Pictures-Fireworks-flask.html 13 Jun 2018 18:45:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Sexual harassment pervasive in science, National Academies study says https://cen.acs.org/careers/women-in-science/Sexual-harassment-pervasive-science-National/96/i25 Cultural change needed to prevent injury to female faculty, students 13 Jun 2018 16:51:41 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener BridgeBio launches CoA Therapeutics to treat a rare neurodegenerative disease https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/BridgeBio-launches-CoA-Therapeutics-treat/96/i25 The startup is developing allosteric activators to increase levels of the vital metabolic molecule coenzyme A in pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration 13 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Nobel Laureates Paul D. Boyer and Jens C. Skou die at 99 https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Nobel-Laureates-Paul-D-Boyer/96/web/2018/06 Biochemists were two of three who shared 1997 prize for work related to adenosine triphosphate 12 Jun 2018 20:38:40 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Social media 101 for scientists https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i25/Social-media-101-scientists.html It’s never too late to start getting connected online 12 Jun 2018 20:27:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Chemjobber") Chemjobber Multilayer coating helps plastic dental devices stay clear of bacteria https://cen.acs.org/materials/coatings/Multilayer-coating-helps-plastic-dental/96/web/2018/06 A superhydrophilic film made of two sugar molecules could help prevent bacterial growth on the mouthpieces 12 Jun 2018 20:15:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN G7 leaders sign plastics pledge https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/G7-leaders-sign-plastics-pledge/96/web/2018/06 Ocean Plastics Charter seeks to rein in mounting problem of waste 12 Jun 2018 19:25:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Chemistry in Pictures: Raise a glass to fluorescence https://cen.acs.org/materials/photonics/Chemistry-Pictures-Raise-glass-fluorescence/96/web/2018/06 12 Jun 2018 17:26:57 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Engineered cotton grows on alternative fertilizer https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Engineered-cotton-grows-alternative-fertilizer/96/web/2018/06 Crop feeds on phosphite, potentially allowing it to outwit weeds and mitigate pollution from traditional fertilizer runoff 11 Jun 2018 19:38:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Contact charges flip expectations https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/surface-chemistry/Contact-charges-flip-expectations/96/web/2018/06 Pairs of surfaces taking like charges confound researchers 11 Jun 2018 19:38:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Neil Savage, special to C&EN") Neil Savage, special to C&EN Perovskite progress pushes tandem solar cells closer to market https://cen.acs.org/energy/solar-power/Perovskite-progress-pushes-tandem-solar/96/i24 Rapid improvements in the stability and efficiency of perovskite-silicon tandem cells are raising commercial hopes 11 Jun 2018 12:01:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow, special to C&EN") Mark Peplow, special to C&EN Sponsored content: Making lower auto emissions a reality https://cen.acs.org/materials/photonics/Sponsored-content-Making-lower-auto/96/i24 Though initially daunting, stricter fuel economy and emission standards result in automotive innovations 11 Jun 2018 11:03:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rebecca Guenard") Rebecca Guenard Genentech and Microbiotica in IBD pact https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/microbiome/Genentech-Microbiotica-IBD-pact/96/i24 11 Jun 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Hitachi Chemical licenses Silatronix technology https://cen.acs.org/energy/energy-storage/Hitachi-Chemical-licenses-Silatronix-technology/96/i24 11 Jun 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Electric fields get hydrogel robots to work (and dance) https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/Electric-fields-hydrogel-robots-workdance/96/i24 Soft robotic structures walk forward, pick up objects, and even dance in response to electric fields 11 Jun 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kerri Jansen") Kerri Jansen Double oxadiazole could replace TNT https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i24/Double-oxadiazole-replace-TNT.html As the military looks to phase out toxic TNT, chemists have created a new nitrogen-packed molecule with promising properties 11 Jun 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Fire-retardant electrolyte could usher in practical lithium-metal batteries https://cen.acs.org/energy/energy-storage/Fire-retardant-electrolyte-usher-practical/96/i24 Solution containing lithium salt-solvent clusters makes lithium-metal batteries safer and long lasting 11 Jun 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN U.S. EPA advisers want to give formal feedback on plan to restrict the science used by agency https://cen.acs.org/policy/regulation/US-EPA-advisers-want-give/96/i24 Surprised by proposal, scientific experts to ask agency chief to wait for their feedback before finalizing rule 11 Jun 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Drug service provider Alcami to go to another private equity firm https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Drug-service-provider-Alcami-another/96/i24 New investor takes on a company trying to combine a range of pharmaceutical services 11 Jun 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Science in Spain and China https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/Science-Spain-China/96/i24 11 Jun 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo Spectroscopy method measures enantiomeric excess on the fly https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/spectroscopy/Spectroscopy-method-measures-enantiomeric-excess/96/i24 Combining vibrational circular dichroism and infrared spectroscopy yields real-time probe of asymmetric catalytic reactions 11 Jun 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Sensing molecules released from single cells without using labels https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/microfluidics/Sensing-molecules-released-single-cells/96/i24 Combination of microfluidics and a nanosensor achieves label-free detection of cytokines from individual cells 11 Jun 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cici Zhang") Cici Zhang CRISPR researchers receive Kavli Prize in Nanoscience https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/CRISPR-researchers-receive-Kavli-Prize/96/i24 Award resurfaces a forgotten name in the CRISPR patent battle amid Nobel Prize speculation 11 Jun 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Flow system turns amines into alcohols efficiently https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/process-chemistry/Flow-system-turns-amines-alcohols/96/i24 Closed-loop flow process uses concentrated catalysts and recycles cofactors to improve conversion 11 Jun 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Taiwan’s biotech industry stands at a crossroads https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i24/Taiwans-biotech-industry-stands-crossroads.html After years of heady expansion, sector is feeling growing pains 11 Jun 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Renewable chemical maker Avantium tries for an encore performance https://cen.acs.org/business/biobased-chemicals/Renewable-chemical-maker-Avantium-tries/96/i24 After attracting BASF, catalysis expert seeks other partners for a new batch of projects 11 Jun 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Replacing methylene chloride in paint strippers https://cen.acs.org/safety/consumer-safety/Replacing-methylene-chloride-paint-strippers/96/i24 Questions remain about the safety and effectiveness of alternative solvents 11 Jun 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt E. Erickson") Britt E. Erickson Shining the light on outstanding contributions by women chemists https://cen.acs.org/careers/diversity/Shining-light-outstanding-contributions-women/96/i24 11 Jun 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Dorothy J. Phillips, ACS Director-at-Large ") Dorothy J. Phillips, ACS Director-at-Large Crawly critters’ mysteries and marvels https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/genomics/Crawly-crittersmysteries-marvels/96/i24 11 Jun 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien M. Nguyen ") Tien M. Nguyen Fly feed firm raises $105 million https://cen.acs.org/business/agriculture/Fly-feed-firm-raises-105/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:27:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner U.S. EPA proposes restriction of asbestos https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/US-EPA-proposes-restriction-asbestos/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:27:14 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Air pollutants in India kill more than 400,000 people a year in urban and rural areas https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i24/Air-pollutants-India-kill-400000.html 10 Jun 2018 11:27:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("K. V. Venkatasubramanian, special to C&EN") K. V. Venkatasubramanian, special to C&EN Ascend is expanding adiponitrile https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Ascend-expanding-adiponitrile/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:25:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Roche ends development of SMA drug olesoxime https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Roche-ends-development-SMA-drug/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:25:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Arsenal Capital buys adhesives makers https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Arsenal-Capital-buys-adhesives-makers/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:24:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch JGC develops new ammonia production process https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/JGC-develops-new-ammonia-production/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:24:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s internal woes could thwart its mission https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/US-Chemical-Safety-Boards-internal/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:24:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Glenn Hess, special to C&EN") Glenn Hess, special to C&EN DuPont commits $400 million to Tyvek expansion https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/DuPont-commits-400-million-Tyvek/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:23:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Umicore chooses Poland for cathode materials https://cen.acs.org/business/inorganic-chemicals/Umicore-chooses-Poland-cathode-materials/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:23:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Ineos progresses plans for U.S. ethylene oxide plant https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Ineos-progresses-plans-US-ethylene/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:23:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Hanko to step down at Siegfried https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Hanko-step-down-Siegfried/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:23:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Bayer Foundation to give away $400,000 https://cen.acs.org/education/outreach/Bayer-Foundation-give-away-400000/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:22:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott DowDuPont CEO favors short-term R&D https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/DowDuPont-CEO-favors-short-term/96/i24 Ed Breen wants to avoid the uncertainty and expense of moonshot projects 10 Jun 2018 11:22:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i24/Business-Roundup.html 10 Jun 2018 11:22:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Reactions https://cen.acs.org/business/agriculture/Reactions/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:22:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") 2018 Tess Award to Christopher Bowman; call for 2019 nominations https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/2018-Tess-Award-Christopher-Bowman/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Dennis Stuehr receives Morley Medal https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Dennis-Stuehr-receives-Morley-Medal/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Florida Award to Kevin M. Smith https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Florida-Award-Kevin-M-Smith/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Inorganic Nanoscience Award to Dmitri Talapin https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Inorganic-Nanoscience-Award-Dmitri-Talapin/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Division of Polymer Chemistry seeks nominations for awards https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Division-Polymer-Chemistry-seeks-nominations/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Obituary: Robert G. Tabor https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Obituary-Robert-G-Tabor/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Obituary: Rajendra Rathore https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Obituary-Rajendra-Rathore/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Obituary: Siobhan P. Milde https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Obituary-Siobhan-P-Milde/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Obituary: Frank O. Ellison https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Obituary-Frank-O-Ellison/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Obituary: George J. Baumgartner https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Obituary-George-J-Baumgartner/96/i24 10 Jun 2018 11:17:26 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Reporting required for U.S. releases of 13 nonylphenol ethoxylates https://cen.acs.org/policy/chemical-regulation/Reporting-required-US-releases-13/96/web/2018/06 Group of surfactants linked to toxicity in aquatic organisms 08 Jun 2018 16:02:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue To shrink electronics further, innovative chemical deposition methods may save the day https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/shrink-electronics-further-innovative-chemical/96/i24 Researchers experiment with area-selective atomic layer deposition to precisely place layers of conducting and insulating materials within circuits 08 Jun 2018 14:49:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby New York State requires disclosure of cleaning product ingredients https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i24/New-York-State-requires-disclosure.html 08 Jun 2018 10:47:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener China slows solar power development https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/China-slows-solar-power-development/96/i24 Solar material suppliers scramble to assess impact on market 08 Jun 2018 01:16:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner At BIO convention, business boomed, and drug pricing loomed https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/BIO-convention-business-boomed-drug/96/i24 Diversity, drug prices, and 'right to try' permeated conversation at the drug industry meeting 08 Jun 2018 01:10:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Chemistry in Pictures: Letting sparks fly https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/reaction-dynamics/Chemistry-Pictures-Letting-sparks-fly/96/web/2018/06 07 Jun 2018 23:02:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor Giving enzymes floppy surfaces can enhance their activity https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/Giving-enzymes-floppy-surfaces-enhance/96/i24 Added surface glycine residues cause partial unfolding that adapts enyzyme to low temperatures 07 Jun 2018 19:59:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Ancient organic molecules found on Mars https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/astrochemistry/Ancient-organic-molecules-found-Mars/96/i24 <i>Curiosity</i> rover also reports data on the red planet’s mysterious methane plumes 07 Jun 2018 18:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow, special to C&EN") Mark Peplow, special to C&EN Showcasing science’s role in addressing plastic in oceans https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Showcasing-sciences-role-addressing-plastic/96/i24 International exhibition visits Washington, D.C. 07 Jun 2018 15:49:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue SK Capital buys additives maker SI Group https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/SK-Capital-buys-additives-maker/96/i24 Private equity firm aims to assemble a specialty additives powerhouse 06 Jun 2018 21:26:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Copper regulates sleep in zebrafish https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/neuroscience/Copper-regulates-sleep-zebrafish/96/i24 Metal may play sleep role through an enzyme responsible for synthesis of norepinephrine 06 Jun 2018 21:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud This chili pepper compound will self-destruct https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/medicinal-chemistry/chili-pepper-compound-self-destruct/96/web/2018/06 To relieve itch and pain without undesirable side effects, chemists put a kill switch on capsaicin 06 Jun 2018 16:32:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN") Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN Bleach activator could lead to greener whites https://cen.acs.org/environment/sustainability/Bleach-activator-lead-greener-whites/96/i24 Cationic molecule helps bleach cotton faster with less energy 06 Jun 2018 15:45:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kerri Jansen") Kerri Jansen Chemistry in Pictures: Lapus lattice https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/Chemistry-Pictures-Lapus-lattice/96/web/2018/06 05 Jun 2018 23:02:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor Sensing molecules released from single cells without labels https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/structural-biology/Sensing-molecules-released-single-cells/96/web/2018/06 Combination of microfluidics and a nanosensor achieves label-free detection of cytokines from individual cells 05 Jun 2018 21:38:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cici Zhang") Cici Zhang Electric fields get hydrogel robots to work (and dance) https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/Electric-fields-hydrogel-robots-workdance/96/web/2018/06 Soft robotic structures walk forward, pick up objects, and even dance in response to electric fields 05 Jun 2018 17:41:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kerri Jansen") Kerri Jansen Double oxadiazole could replace TNT https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/06/Double-oxadiazole-replace-TNT.html As the military looks to phase out toxic TNT, chemists have created a new nitrogen-packed molecule with promising properties 05 Jun 2018 15:20:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Fire-retardant electrolyte could usher in practical lithium metal batteries https://cen.acs.org/energy/energy-storage/Fire-retardant-electrolyte-usher-practical/96/web/2018/06 Solution containing lithium salt-solvent clusters makes lithium metal batteries safer and long-lasting 04 Jun 2018 21:06:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Air pollutants in India kill more than 400,000 people a year in urban and rural areas https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Air-pollutants-India-kill-400000/96/web/2018/06 Sources of pollution differ but models predict more deaths in rural areas because of higher populations there 04 Jun 2018 19:33:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("K.V. Venkatasubramanian") K.V. Venkatasubramanian DowDuPont CEO favors short-term R&D https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/DowDuPont-CEO-favors-short-term/96/web/2018/06 Ed Breen wants to avoid the uncertainty and expense of “moonshot” projects 04 Jun 2018 19:26:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Tullo") Alex Tullo U.S. EPA proposes restriction of asbestos https://cen.acs.org/policy/chemical-regulation/US-EPA-proposes-restriction-asbestos/96/web/2018/06 New uses would be restricted, but industry’s current use of carcinogenic mineral can continue 04 Jun 2018 18:56:57 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue U.S. EPA advisers want to give formal feedback on plan to restrict the science used by agency https://cen.acs.org/policy/regulation/US-EPA-advisers-want-give/96/web/2018/06 Surprised by proposal, scientific experts to ask agency chief to wait for their feedback before finalizing rule 04 Jun 2018 16:51:35 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Houge") Cheryl Houge Microchips track organ mimics https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Microchips-track-organ-mimics/96/i23 Embedding radio frequency chips within stem-cell-derived organoids could aid medical research 04 Jun 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cici Zhang") Cici Zhang Colorful hair dyes from blackcurrants https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Colorful-hair-dyes-blackcurrants/96/i23 Semipermanent color from anthocyanins in fruit skins are a natural alternative to petroleum-derived dyes 04 Jun 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford U.S. industries ask Trump administration to endorse global hydrofluorocarbon deal https://cen.acs.org/environment/greenhouse-gases/US-industries-ask-Trump-administration/96/i23 With EPA regulation overturned in court, companies seek political backing for reducing HFC use domestically 04 Jun 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Conservators consult Forbes Pigment Collection to solve artwork mysteries https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/art-artifacts/Conservators-consult-Forbes-Pigment-Collection/96/i23 Library of 2,500 samples offers clues about hues, both old and new 04 Jun 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Dutch masters—of 3-D printing https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/Dutch-masters3-D-printing/96/i23 A new way of making things is taking hold in the flatlands of the Netherlands 04 Jun 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Continuing education for your career https://cen.acs.org/careers/career-tips/Continuing-education-career/96/i23 04 Jun 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Brought to you by ACS Careers") Brought to you by ACS Careers Career Ladder: Kabrena Rodda https://cen.acs.org/careers/women-in-science/Career-Ladder-Kabrena-Rodda/96/i23 This chemist and military academy grad found a varied career in national security 03 Jun 2018 12:02:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jyllian Kemsley") Jyllian Kemsley Chemical Safety Board finalizes investigation into Arkema fires following Tropical Storm Harvey https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Chemical-Safety-Board-finalizes-investigation/96/i23 Agency urges the chemical industry to better prepare for extreme weather 03 Jun 2018 12:02:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Alginate businesses ebb and flow https://cen.acs.org/business/food-ingredients/Alginate-businesses-ebb-flow/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:02:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Cortexyme raises $76 million to test bacterial protease inhibitor in Alzheimer’s https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Cortexyme-raises-76-million-test/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:02:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross PerkinElmer acquires Chinese instrument maker https://cen.acs.org/business/instrumentation/PerkinElmer-acquires-Chinese-instrument-maker/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:01:58 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch U.K. pilots carbon capture technology https://cen.acs.org/environment/green-chemistry/UK-pilots-carbon-capture-technology/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:01:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner WuXi suggests that investors cool it https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/WuXi-suggests-investors-cool/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:01:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin U.S. EPA proposes final pollution cleanup plan for American Cyanamid site https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/US-EPA-proposes-final-pollution/96/i23 Goal is getting Pfizer-owned land in New Jersey back into use 03 Jun 2018 12:01:24 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Scientists push back against Trump administration’s proposed visa rules https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i23/Scientists-push-back-against-Trump.html 03 Jun 2018 12:01:19 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener U.S. Congress targets requirements for fluorochemicals in firefighting foams at airports https://cen.acs.org/environment/persistent-pollutants/US-Congress-targets-requirements-fluorochemicals/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:01:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Lonza consolidates its New Jersey R&D https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Lonza-consolidates-New-Jersey-RD/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:00:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Reactions https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/synthetic-biology/Reactions/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:00:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") The mega-agency https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/mega-agency/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:00:40 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo Perstorp forms 3-D printing joint venture https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/Perstorp-forms-3-D-printing/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:00:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Sadara plans pipeline for ethylene and propylene oxide https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Sadara-plans-pipeline-ethylene-propylene/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:00:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo U.S. clears Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto https://cen.acs.org/business/agriculture/US-clears-Bayers-acquisition-Monsanto/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Celebrating eccentric chemistry graduation traditions https://cen.acs.org/education/graduate-education/Celebrating-eccentric-chemistry-graduation-traditions/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 11:59:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener Invista to upgrade Texas nylon intermediate facility https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/Invista-upgrade-Texas-nylon-intermediate/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 11:58:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Avara advances in dosage form business with third buy https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Avara-advances-dosage-form-business/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 11:58:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin HitGen raises funds for DNA-encoded libraries https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/HitGen-raises-funds-DNA-encoded/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 11:58:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Bloom Science launches to treat epilepsy with ketogenic-diet-associated gut microbes https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Bloom-Science-launches-treat-epilepsy/96/i23 The start-up wants to develop treatments based on two kinds of bacteria linked to the antiseizure effects of the ketogenic diet 03 Jun 2018 11:58:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i23/Business-Roundup.html 03 Jun 2018 11:57:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Jack Kent Cooke Foundation supports ACS Project SEED https://cen.acs.org/education/outreach/Jack-Kent-Cooke-Foundation-supports/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 11:57:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Susan J. Ainsworth") Susan J. Ainsworth Corporation Associates offers local section grants https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i23/Corporation-Associates-offers-local-section.html 03 Jun 2018 11:57:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang CAS names its 2018 CAS SciFinder Future Leaders https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/publishing/CAS-names-2018-CAS-SciFinder/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 11:57:24 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang ACS hosts Festival Training Institute in UAE https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i23/ACS-hosts-Festival-Training-Institute.html 03 Jun 2018 11:57:20 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Margaret Grow-Sadler") Margaret Grow-Sadler The ACS Board of Directors demystified https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/ACS-Board-Directors-demystified/96/i23 03 Jun 2018 11:57:14 +0000 nobody@acs.org("John E. Adams, Chair, ACS Board of Directors ") John E. Adams, Chair, ACS Board of Directors CRISPR researchers receive Kavli Prize in Nanoscience https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/CRISPR-researchers-receive-Kavli-Prize/96/web/2018/06 Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer Doudna, and Virginijus Siksnys win Kavli Prize in nanoscience, renewing Nobel Prize speculation and resurfacing a forgotten name in the CRISPR patent battle 01 Jun 2018 21:53:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Drug service provider Alcami to go to another private equity firm https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Drug-service-provider-Alcami-another/96/web/2018/06 New investor takes on a company trying to combine a range of pharmaceutical services 01 Jun 2018 21:47:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Chemistry in Pictures: Call of Cthulhu https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/06/Chemistry-Pictures-Call-Cthulhu.html 01 Jun 2018 19:23:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Mining archived data for emerging pollutants https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Mining-archived-data-emerging-pollutants/96/web/2018/06 Data sharing project lays groundwork for contaminant “early warning network” 01 Jun 2018 19:15:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("XiaoZhi Lim, special to C&EN") XiaoZhi Lim, special to C&EN Isotopes could sniff out fake truffles https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/mass-spectrometry/Isotopes-sniff-fake-truffles/96/i23 The abundance of carbon-13 relative to carbon-12 reveals whether the key component of white truffle aroma originates from a natural or synthetic source 01 Jun 2018 14:38:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melissae Fellet, special to C&EN") Melissae Fellet, special to C&EN The difficult search for the right recipe in cancer immunotherapy https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/difficult-search-right-recipe-cancer/96/i23 With so many ingredients on hand, can the oncology community figure out how to sensibly and efficiently combine checkpoint inhibitors with other drugs? 01 Jun 2018 14:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Experimental cancer cell therapies have nearly doubled in six months https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i23/Experimental-cancer-cell-therapies-nearly.html A new report from the Cancer Research Institute highlights the U.S. and China as cell therapy leaders 01 Jun 2018 00:36:56 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Deployment of Merck’s experimental Ebola vaccine well under way in the Democratic Republic of Congo https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/infectious-disease/Deployment-Mercks-experimental-Ebola-vaccine/96/i23 The first goal is to thwart the outbreak, but researchers also hope for new insights into combating the virus 01 Jun 2018 00:36:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Overhaul of scientific incentives needed to fix Ph.D. system, report says https://cen.acs.org/education/graduate-education/Overhaul-scientific-incentives-needed-fix/96/i23 National Academies committee calls for more emphasis on career counseling, teaching, and mentoring for grad students 01 Jun 2018 00:32:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener Humidity controls supramolecular self-assembly https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i23/Humidity-controls-supramolecular-self-assembly.html Trace water that gets into organic solvents can participate actively when molecules start to self-assemble 01 Jun 2018 00:29:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Methane ice dunes spotted on Pluto https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/astrochemistry/Methane-ice-dunesspotted-Pluto/96/i23 Nitrogen sublimation and gentle breezes may form the hills 01 Jun 2018 00:23:19 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Europe to ban some single-use plastics https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Europe-ban-single-use-plastics/96/i23 New obligations for industry as the region and other areas target the causes of marine litter 01 Jun 2018 00:07:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott and Alex Tullo") Alex Scott and Alex Tullo Discovery of new poppy enzyme might help improve yeast-based opiate synthesis https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/synthetic-biology/Discovery-new-poppy-enzyme-might/96/i23 Adding enzyme to engineered yeast boosts production of thebaine, a key morphine intermediate 31 May 2018 14:53:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Stiff-yet-supple plastic can be reshaped and recycled https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Stiff-yet-supple-plastic-reshaped/96/i23 Dynamic boron-oxygen networks are key to the new material’s unusual properties 31 May 2018 12:54:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Why some cuvettes are difficult to come by https://cen.acs.org/business/instrumentation/cuvettes-difficult-come/96/i23 A spot shortage of the analytical sample holder affects some scientists 30 May 2018 20:01:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Meet the Janelia chemist crafting glowing molecular tools for neuroscientists https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/imaging/Meet-Janelia-chemist-crafting-glowing/96/i23 Luke Lavis’s lab teaches old dyes new tricks at the HHMI campus 30 May 2018 19:54:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone How an opossum protein may lead to a broad-spectrum snakebite treatment https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/opossum-protein-lead-broad-spectrum/96/i23 San Jose State’s Claire Komives is testing an antivenom inspired by opossum biochemistry against various snake species to prevent deaths in the developing world 30 May 2018 13:46:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melissa Pandika, special to C&EN") Melissa Pandika, special to C&EN Chemistry in Pictures: ‘Dusty peacock’ https://cen.acs.org/materials/photonics/Chemistry-Pictures-Dusty-peacock/96/web/2018/05 30 May 2018 13:27:42 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Sending mass specs to Mars https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/astrochemistry/Sending-mass-specs-Mars/96/i22 Mini mass specs are key components of Mars rovers 29 May 2018 14:38:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Sponsored content: How chemistry rocks music festivals https://cen.acs.org/materials/photonics/Sponsored-content-chemistry-rocks-music/96/i22 The science enables and enhances the all-encompassing live music experience.  28 May 2018 18:56:20 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Shrinking magnetic sectors https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/mass-spectrometry/Shrinking-magnetic-sectors/96/i22 Analytical chemists are bringing these old-school mass analyzers into the high-tech, miniature realm 28 May 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Detecting traces of fentanyl in the field https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/forensic-science/Detecting-traces-fentanyl-field/96/i22 Mini mass spec can detect lower opioid levels than other methods 28 May 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Mini mass specs are still looking for an audience https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/mass-spectrometry/Mini-mass-specs-still-looking/96/i22 Decades in the making, miniature mass spectrometers still face technical hurdles to wider commercial adoption 28 May 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Cobalt coaxes enamides into asymmetric hydrogenation https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Cobalt-coaxes-enamides-asymmetric-hydrogenation/96/i22 Chemists use the reaction to develop a greener route to epilepsy drug 28 May 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Swallowable biosensor dispatches data from pigs’ bellies https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/diagnostics/Swallowable-biosensor-dispatches-data-pigsbellies/96/i22 Bioluminscent bacteria pair with electronics to detect blood in the gut 28 May 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen Expanding the repertoire of ion traps https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/mass-spectrometry/Expanding-repertoire-ion-traps/96/i22 Researchers are simultaneously shrinking mass specs and broadening their tandem capabilities 28 May 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Shrinking mass specs https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/mass-spectrometry/Shrinking-mass-specs/96/i22 The portable devices haven’t yet caught on widely. Researchers continue to advance the technology and find new applications 28 May 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Innovation is still alive in plastics https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Innovation-still-alive-plastics/96/i22 Plenty of new polymer technology was on display at the NPE2018 trade show 28 May 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Tackling sustainable fertilizer production with an alternative electrolyte https://cen.acs.org/environment/sustainability/Tackling-sustainable-fertilizer-production-alternative/96/i22 Ionic liquid and aprotic solvent boost efficiency of electrochemical ammonia production 27 May 2018 14:32:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Deirdre Lockwood") Deirdre Lockwood Chinese firm buys nylon precursor unit https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Chinese-firm-buys-nylon-precursor/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:32:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Kronos Bio launches with $18 million https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Kronos-Bio-launches-18-million/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:32:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Celgene to pay Evotec $65 million in cancer drug pact https://cen.acs.org/business/finance/Celgene-pay-Evotec-65-million/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:32:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross WuXi invests in North China, Singapore https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/biologics/WuXi-invests-North-China-Singapore/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:32:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay The iceberg illusion https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i22/iceberg-illusion.html 27 May 2018 14:32:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo Ice cores may have tracked ancient Rome’s boom and bust https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/art-artifacts/Ice-cores-tracked-ancient-Romes/96/i22 Traces of lead pinpoint economic activity, but doubts about contamination have been raised 27 May 2018 14:31:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN") Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN EPA revises Obama-era industrial safety regulation https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/EPA-revises-Obama-era-industrial/96/i22 Updated following the West, Texas, fertilizer explosion, rule is intended to prevent incidents at facilities handling large amounts of hazardous materials 27 May 2018 14:31:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Arkema sticks with adhesives in Japan https://cen.acs.org/materials/adhesives/Arkema-sticks-adhesives-Japan/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:31:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott SCI chooses Minor and Swier for medals https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i22/SCI-chooses-Minor-Swier-medals.html 27 May 2018 14:31:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Explosion in Shanghai kills six https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Explosion-Shanghai-kills-six/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:31:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay StoreDot’s flash battery gets BP backing https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/StoreDots-flash-battery-BP-backing/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:31:26 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner PILI raises funds for biotech textile dyes https://cen.acs.org/business/biobased-chemicals/PILI-raises-funds-biotech-textile/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:31:26 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Don’t freak out, Europe, but you might be in the middle of a mustelid uprising https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i22/Dont-freakEurope-might-middle-mustelid.html 27 May 2018 14:31:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Matt Davenport") Matt Davenport Project SEED scholar Michelle Melo https://cen.acs.org/people/profiles/Project-SEED-scholar-Michelle-Melo/96/i22 Passionate about forensic science, this chemist got the job she always wanted 27 May 2018 14:30:58 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melissa Gilden") Melissa Gilden Mary Sue Coleman on solving the funding crisis in higher education https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i22/Mary-Sue-Coleman-solving-funding.html The chemist and former college president leads the Association of American Universities in challenging times 27 May 2018 14:30:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener How chemistry can help meet the UN’s sustainable development goals https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/chemistry-help-meet-UNs-sustainable/96/i22 27 May 2018 14:30:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Anthony M. Noce, Chair, ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement ") Anthony M. Noce, Chair, ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement Chemical Safety Board finalizes investigation into Arkema fires following Tropical Storm Harvey https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Chemical-Safety-Board-finalizes-investigation/96/web/2018/05 Agency urges the chemical industry to better prepare for extreme weather 25 May 2018 23:01:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson") Jeff Johnson 3D printer Arevo gets funding https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/3D-printer-Arevo-funding/96/i22 25 May 2018 22:54:35 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo SCA, St1 plan fuel from trees in Sweden https://cen.acs.org/materials/biobased-materials/SCA-St1-plan-fuel-trees/96/i22 25 May 2018 22:54:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Harcros plans specialties in Saudi Arabia https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Harcros-plans-specialties-Saudi-Arabia/96/i22 25 May 2018 22:53:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo $50 million more for CARB-X will help biotech companies fight antibiotic resistance https://cen.acs.org/business/finance/50-million-CARB-X-help/96/i22 Funds from the Gates Foundation and U.K. government will help address antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries 25 May 2018 22:53:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i22/Business-Roundup.html 25 May 2018 22:53:20 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemical Safety Board chair to resign https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Chemical-Safety-Board-chair-resign/96/i22 Move will leave agency with 3 of 5 board members 25 May 2018 22:53:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson") Jeff Johnson U.S. EPA proposes final pollution cleanup plan for American Cyanamid site https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/US-EPA-proposes-final-pollution/96/web/2018/05 Goal is getting Pfizer-owned land in New Jersey back into use 25 May 2018 14:41:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Scientists hit the campaign trail https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i22/Scientists-hit-campaign-trail.html Provoked by Trump, a wave of candidates pushes for evidence-based governing 25 May 2018 13:23:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin U.K. will pay to play in EU science research https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/UK-pay-play-EU-science/96/i22 Prime minister wants to maintain full participation in Horizon Europe 24 May 2018 23:34:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Benjamin Plackett, special to C&EN") Benjamin Plackett, special to C&EN Chemical firms rush to meet final REACH regulation deadline https://cen.acs.org/policy/chemical-regulation/Chemical-firms-rush-meet-final/96/i22 Products made in volumes between 1 and 100 metric tons must be registered by May 31 24 May 2018 23:31:23 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Chemists synthesize and screen massive library of nonnatural proteins https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-discovery/Chemists-synthesize-screen-massive-library/96/i22 Such screens could yield protein drugs with advantages over natural ones 24 May 2018 23:14:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Bloom Science launches to treat epilepsy with ketogenic diet-associated gut microbes https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Bloom-Sciences-launches-treat-epilepsy/96/web/2018/05 The start-up wants to develop treatments based on two kinds of bacteria linked to the antiseizure effects of the ketogenic diet 24 May 2018 20:50:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Chemistry in Pictures: Water it down, turn it up https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-Water-down-turn.html 24 May 2018 19:30:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Chemists claim they’ve defined the first new class of stereoisomers in 50 years https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/chemical-bonding/Chemists-claim-ve-defined-first/96/i22 Akamptisomers result from bond-angle inversion 24 May 2018 18:42:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick E-cigarettes’ chemistry may explain their popularity among teens https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/spectroscopy/E-cigaretteschemistry-explain-popularity-among/96/i22 Brands like Juul deliver a form of nicotine that is less harsh to inhale than free-base nicotine 24 May 2018 16:01:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen La química podría explicar por qué los cigarrillos electrónicos son tan populares entre los adolescentes https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/spectroscopy/La-quimica-podria-explicar-por-que-los-cigarrillos-electronicos-son-tan-populares-entre-los-adolescentes/96/i22 Las marcas como Juul liberan una forma de nicotina menos agresiva al inhalarse que la nicotina en forma básica. 24 May 2018 16:01:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen Artificial metalloenzyme flips switch in cells https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/synthetic-biology/Artificial-metalloenzyme-flips-switch-cells/96/i22 Cell-penetrating assembly uncages hormone, turning on gene circuit 23 May 2018 21:00:56 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Arnaud") Celia Arnaud Polymer solar cell hopes to claim new record https://cen.acs.org/energy/solar-power/Polymer-solar-cell-hopes-claim/96/i22 Engineering two organic molecules for better compatibility boosts the conversion efficiency of polymer solar cells to 14.2% 23 May 2018 20:58:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katherine Bourzac, special to C&EN") Katherine Bourzac, special to C&EN Enzyme catalyzes cross-membrane reaction https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/structural-biology/Enzyme-catalyzes-cross-membrane-reaction/96/i22 Hydrophilic and hydrophobic molecules don’t have to leave their natural environments to react 23 May 2018 19:32:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Tackling sustainable fertilizer production with an alternative electrolyte https://cen.acs.org/environment/green-chemistry/Tackling-sustainable-fertilizer-production-alternative/96/web/2018/05 Ionic liquid and aprotic solvent boost efficiency of electrochemical ammonia production  23 May 2018 19:13:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN") Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN Astellas restructures Japan operations https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i22/Astellas-restructures-Japan-operations.html Company expects to slim its home country head count by 600 23 May 2018 16:54:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Chemistry in Pictures: Faux ice floes https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-Faux-ice-floes.html 23 May 2018 11:37:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone What are hair removers, and how do they get rid of unwanted fuzz? https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/hair-removers-rid-unwanted-fuzz/96/i22 Creams. Wax. Sugar. Lasers. We get to the scientific root of depilation 22 May 2018 23:53:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Grail raises more funds to advance a blood-based cancer test https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Grail-raises-funds-advance-blood/96/i22 Flush with another $300 million, Grail plans to enroll 135,000 people in studies this year to detect circulating tumor-derived DNA 22 May 2018 22:38:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross EPA gears up for controlling poly- and perfluorochemical pollution https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/EPA-gears-controlling-polyperfluorochemical-pollution/96/i22 Agency plans legal limit on four PFASs in drinking water, creating liability for PFOS and PFOA contamination 22 May 2018 22:27:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue $50 million more for CARB-X will help biotech companies fight antibiotic resistance https://cen.acs.org/business/finance/50-million-CARB-X-help/96/web/2018/05 Funds from the Gates Foundation and U.K. government will help address antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries 22 May 2018 10:31:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Chemical Safety Board chair to resign https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Chemical-Safety-Board-chair-resign/96/web/2018/05 Move will leave agency with three of five board members 22 May 2018 04:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Chemistry in Pictures: Inorganic parrot https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Chemistry-Pictures-Inorganic-parrot/96/web/2018/05 21 May 2018 17:24:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor Ice cores may have tracked ancient Rome’s boom and bust https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/art-artifacts/Ice-cores-tracked-ancient-Romes/96/web/2018/05 Traces of lead pinpoint economic activity, but doubts about contamination have been raised 21 May 2018 13:32:20 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN") Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN Global air conditioning demand likely to tax energy supplies https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/Global-air-conditioning-demand-likely.html 21 May 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Release of U.S. study on health effects of perfluorinated compounds sought https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Release-US-study-health-effects/96/i21 21 May 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Hanford researchers demonstrate continuous process to vitrify waste from nuclear weapons production https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Hanford-researchers-demonstrate-continuous-process/96/i21 21 May 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Tellurium contamination, on the rise, travels to remote areas from industrial sources https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Tellurium-contamination-rise-travels-remote/96/i21 As demand for the rare element grows, researchers trace the history of long-range tellurium deposition 21 May 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Emma Hiolski, special to C&EN") Emma Hiolski, special to C&EN Biodegradable emulsion eliminates biofilms https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Biodegradable-emulsion-eliminates-biofilms/96/i21 Nanocomposite carrying an essential oil compound combats bacterial infections on cells and keeps bacteria from developing resistance 21 May 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen National oil companies plunge deeper into chemicals https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/National-oil-companies-plunge-deeper/96/i21 Big investments are planned in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, and Algeria to diversify away from oil and gas 21 May 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo David Liu launches Beam Therapeutics to treat genetic diseases with CRISPR base editing https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/David-Liu-launches-Beam-Therapeutics/96/i21 Joined by CRISPR luminaries Feng Zhang and J. Keith Joung, the Harvard chemist raises up to $87 million in funding 21 May 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Improved electrode efficiently converts CO<sub>2</sub> to ethylene https://cen.acs.org/environment/green-chemistry/Improved-electrode-efficiently-converts-CO2/96/i21 Electrochemical system runs 15 times as long as best previous design 21 May 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Chemours invests in GenX controls https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/Chemours-invests-GenX-controls/96/i21 21 May 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Celsius Therapeutics launches to tap single-cell genomics for drug discovery https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Celsius-Therapeutics-launches-tap-single/96/i21 21 May 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Lilly acquires AurKa https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Lilly-acquires-AurKa/96/i21 21 May 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Merck’s Ebola vaccine arrives in Congo https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/Mercks-Ebola-vaccine-arrives-Congo.html 21 May 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Gilead’s Kite adds cell therapy manufacturing capacity https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Gileads-Kite-adds-cell-therapy/96/i21 21 May 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Nurturing cannabis https://cen.acs.org/business/agriculture/Nurturing-cannabis/96/i21 Business is booming, but the industry is handicapped by shifting rules and major research gaps 21 May 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Gene editors grapple with standardization https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/gene-therapy/Gene-editors-grapple-standardization/96/i21 On the brink of patient trials, genome-editing heavyweights and regulators meet to set up voluntary standards 21 May 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Louisa Dalton, special to C&EN") Louisa Dalton, special to C&EN The good times keep rolling in pharmaceutical chemicals https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/times-roll-pharmaceutical-chemicals/96/i21 Exhibitors at CPhI North America report another year of record growth and investment 21 May 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Axiom Exergy raises $7.6 million for chill battery https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Axiom-Exergy-raises-76-million/96/i21 20 May 2018 11:52:38 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Ardena acquires Syntagon to boost APIs https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Ardena-acquires-Syntagon-boost-APIs/96/i21 20 May 2018 11:52:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy China’s Tianqi to get stake in Chilean lithium maker SQM https://cen.acs.org/business/inorganic-chemicals/Chinas-Tianqi-stake-Chilean-lithium/96/i21 20 May 2018 11:52:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Enerkem gets green light for Spanish waste-to-methanol plant https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/Enerkem-green-light-Spanish-wastemethanol.html 20 May 2018 11:51:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Benson Hill and Beck’s unveil corn yield trait https://cen.acs.org/business/agriculture/Benson-Hill-Becks-unveil-corn/96/i21 20 May 2018 11:50:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Reactions https://cen.acs.org/careers/women-in-science/Reactions/96/i21 20 May 2018 11:50:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/Business-Roundup.html 20 May 2018 11:49:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") DIC and Checkerspot collaborate on polyols https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/DIC-Checkerspot-collaborate-polyols/96/i21 20 May 2018 11:49:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay U.K. builds Graphene City with new innovation center https://cen.acs.org/materials/2-d-materials/UK-builds-Graphene-City-new/96/i21 20 May 2018 11:49:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott ACS’s educational outreach: When rain gives way to flowers https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/ACSs-educational-outreach-rain-gives/96/i21 20 May 2018 11:48:38 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Peter K. Dorhout, ACS President") Peter K. Dorhout, ACS President Owen W. Webster https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/Owen-W-Webster.html 20 May 2018 11:48:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Roy C. Tulee https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/Roy-C-Tulee.html 20 May 2018 11:48:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Robert L. Lichter https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/Robert-L-Lichter.html 20 May 2018 11:48:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Yadollah (Yadi) Delaviz https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/Yadollah-Yadi-Delaviz.html 20 May 2018 11:48:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang James D. Crum https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/James-D-Crum.html 20 May 2018 11:48:20 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang When a great researcher isn’t a great person https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/great-researcher-isnt-great-person.html 20 May 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo EPA revises Obama-era industrial safety regulation https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/EPA-revises-Obama-era-industrial/96/web/2018/05 Updated following the West, Texas, fertilizer explosion, rule is intended to prevent incidents at facilities handling large amounts of hazardous materials 18 May 2018 20:48:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson") Jeff Johnson Massive Attack’s space-age anniversary and an out-of-this-world vista https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/nucleic-acids/Massive-Attacks-space-age-anniversaryworld/96/i21 18 May 2018 15:52:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Periodic graphics: Soap versus body wash https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Periodic-graphics-Soap-versus-body/96/i20 Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explains the similarities and differences between the two bath products 18 May 2018 15:46:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andy Brunning") Andy Brunning Accent Therapeutics launches to target the epitranscriptomic RNA code in cancer https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Accent-Therapeutics-launches-target-epitranscriptomic/96/i21 With $40 million series A funding, the start-up will develop inhibitors of proteins that make chemical modifications to RNA 18 May 2018 09:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Economy buoys Japanese chemical makers https://cen.acs.org/business/finance/Economy-buoys-Japanese-chemical-makers/96/i21 Strong demand and Chinese environment controls lead to robust earnings 18 May 2018 00:40:19 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Agent stops common cold virus replication https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-discovery/Agent-stops-common-cold-virus/96/i21 In cells, inhibitor created by fragment-based drug design prevents rhinovirus from reproducing 17 May 2018 19:15:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Chemical analysis of bones fills gaps in history https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/art-artifacts/Chemical-analysis-bones-fills-gaps/96/i21 Listen as we visit the Smithsonian to learn how stable isotope analysis can reveal the stories behind skeletons 17 May 2018 15:52:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kerri Jansen") Kerri Jansen Dissolvable device could signal how recovery’s going after orthopedic surgery https://cen.acs.org/materials/electronic-materials/Dissolvable-device-signal-recoverys-orthopedic/96/i21 Stretchable strain and pressure sensor might one day guide rehabilitation 17 May 2018 15:00:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Zapata Computing launches to give chemists quantum computing powers https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/computational-chemistry/Zapata-Computing-launches-give-chemists/96/i21 Start-up wants to foster a quantum leap in molecular problem-solving 17 May 2018 13:04:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Small molecule could help modulate the microbiome https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/microbiome/Small-molecule-help-modulate-microbiome/96/i21 An inhibitor of starch-digesting enzymes stunts the growth of certain gut bacteria 17 May 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jyoti Madhusoodanan, special to C&EN") Jyoti Madhusoodanan, special to C&EN El aumento de las emisiones de CFC amenaza la recuperación de la capa de ozono https://cen.acs.org/environment/greenhouse-gases/El-aumento-de-las-emisiones-de-CFC-amenaza-la-recuperacion-de-la-capa-de-ozono/96/i21 El triclorofluorometano probablemente se origine en fábricas del este de Asia 16 May 2018 21:21:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow, special to C&EN") Mark Peplow, special to C&EN Rise in CFC emissions threatens ozone recovery https://cen.acs.org/environment/greenhouse-gases/Rise-CFC-emissions-threatens-ozone/96/i21 Rogue trichlorofluoromethane likely originates from production facilities in East Asia 16 May 2018 21:21:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow, special to C&EN") Mark Peplow, special to C&EN Making aluminum without making CO<sub>2</sub> https://cen.acs.org/business/inorganic-chemicals/Making-aluminum-without-making-CO2/96/i21 Apple backs new process that promises oxygen as by-product instead 16 May 2018 19:26:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Small molecule could help modulate the microbiome  https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/microbiome/Small-molecule-help-modulate-microbiome/96/web/2018/05 An inhibitor of starch-digesting enzymes stunts the growth of certain gut bacteria 16 May 2018 15:20:18 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jyoti Madhusoodanan") Jyoti Madhusoodanan U.S. Army bioengineer develops high-tech fabrics to keep soldiers warm, dry, and safe https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i21/US-Army-bioengineer-develops-high.html Paola D’Angelo discusses how her team develops high-performance textiles to protect and support soldiers on the battlefield 16 May 2018 14:03:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Chemjobber’s mailbag https://cen.acs.org/careers/employment/Chemjobbers-mailbag/96/i21 Chemistry blogger answers reader questions on job hunting, changing grad schools, and more in this edition of Bench & Cubicle 16 May 2018 14:00:32 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Chemjobber") Chemjobber Seed partners unveil photosynthesis trait https://cen.acs.org/business/agriculture/Seed-partners-unveil-photosynthesis-trait/96/web/2018/05 Benson Hill and Beck’s say corn varieties with the modified gene will yield more per acre 15 May 2018 21:21:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner CAS names its 2018 CAS SciFinder Future Leaders https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/CAS-names-2018-CAS-SciFinder.html CAS selects Ph.D. and postdoctoral researchers to help shape scientific information 15 May 2018 18:30:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Tellurium contamination, on the rise, travels to remote areas from industrial sources https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Tellurium-contamination-rise-travels-remote/96/web/2018/05 As demand for the rare element grows, researchers trace the history of long-range tellurium deposition  15 May 2018 18:09:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Emma Hiolski") Emma Hiolski Can single-cell genomics lead to a new wave of drug targets? Celsius Therapeutics thinks so https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/single-cell-genomics-lead-new/96/web/2018/05 The start-up, based on the work of Broad Institute scientist Aviv Regev, has raised $65 million to develop therapies for cancer and autoimmune disease 15 May 2018 10:30:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Abu Dhabi plunges deeper into chemicals https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Abu-Dhabi-plunges-deeper-chemicals/96/web/2018/05 With $45 billion investment, national oil firm seeks diversification away from oil and gas 14 May 2018 18:44:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo David Liu launches Beam Therapeutics to treat genetic diseases with CRISPR base editing https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/David-Liu-launches-Beam-Therapeutics/96/web/2018/05 Joined by CRISPR luminaries Feng Zhang and J. Keith Joung, the Harvard chemist raises up to $87 million in funding 14 May 2018 10:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Cosmetics that take on the stresses of modern life https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Cosmetics-take-stresses-modern-life/96/i20 As consumers worry about light and air pollution, personal care formulators look for ways to safeguard skin from blue light and other environmental assaults 14 May 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Taking a wider look at tau modifications https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/Taking-wider-look-tau-modifications/96/i20 Semisynthesis aids study of posttranslational modifications to key Alzheimer’s protein 14 May 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman SOCMA head Jennifer Abril wants to take the trade association back to its roots https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/SOCMA-head-Jennifer-Abril-wants/96/i20 The nontraditional leader of the specialty chemical manufacturers’ association wants to steer it back to its traditional values 14 May 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin At GP-write, scientists take first steps on way to synthetic human genome https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/synthetic-biology/GP-write-scientists-take-first/96/i20 At the third meeting of GP-write, researchers decide to create virus-resistant human cells 14 May 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Infografías Periódicas: Pastilla de jabón vs. gel de baño https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Infografias-Periodicas-Pastilla-de-jabon-vs-gel-de-bano/96/i20 El profesor de Química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning explica los parecidos y las diferencias entre ambos productos de baño. 14 May 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andy Brunning") Andy Brunning Your ducky’s microbiome, glow-in-the-dark squirt guns https://cen.acs.org/safety/consumer-safety/duckys-microbiome-glowdark-squirt-guns/96/i20 Toys inspire biology, biology inspires toys 14 May 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Changing of the guard at European chemical firms https://cen.acs.org/careers/employment/Changing-guard-European-chemical-firms/96/i20 BASF, Borealis, Covestro, and Solvay bring in new CEOs as they report first-quarter results 13 May 2018 11:50:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott German premier Angela Merkel marks Merck’s 350 years https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/German-premier-Angela-Merkel-marks/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:49:58 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Succinic acid maker BioAmber is bankrupt https://cen.acs.org/business/biobased-chemicals/Succinic-acid-maker-BioAmber-bankrupt/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:49:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Chinese chemical firms forced to stop production https://cen.acs.org/business/economy/Chinese-chemical-firms-forced-stop/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:49:32 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Making ACS meetings welcoming portals to the society https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/Making-ACS-meetings-welcoming-portals/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:49:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kevin Edgar, Chair, Committee on Meetings & Expositions ") Kevin Edgar, Chair, Committee on Meetings & Expositions Sir Fraser Stoddart to serve as 50 Forward Champion https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i20/Sir-Fraser-Stoddart-serve-50.html 13 May 2018 11:49:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Susan J. Ainsworth") Susan J. Ainsworth Chemists elected to National Academy of Medicine https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i20/Chemists-elected-National-Academy-Medicine.html 13 May 2018 11:49:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang 2018 SCI Scholars announced https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i20/2018-SCI-Scholars-announced.html 13 May 2018 11:49:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang CWD travel award available https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/meetings/CWD-travel-award-available/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:49:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Goodbye GMO, hello BE or bioengineered https://cen.acs.org/business/food-ingredients/Goodbye-GMO-hello-bioengineered/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:45:56 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt Erickson") Britt Erickson U.S. imposes duties on some PET resin imports https://cen.acs.org/policy/trade/US-imposes-duties-PET-resin/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:45:40 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Glenn Hess, special to C&EN") Glenn Hess, special to C&EN Solvay commits to solar energy https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/Solvay-commits-solar-energy/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:45:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc Reisch") Marc Reisch DuPont sets new plant for fluoropolymer https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i20/DuPont-sets-new-plant-fluoropolymer.html 13 May 2018 11:45:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Ecovia Renewables raises $1 million, partners with Seppic https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Ecovia-Renewables-raises-1-million/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:45:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Lonza boosts biologics in New Hampshire https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Lonza-boosts-biologics-New-Hampshire/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:45:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin CordenPharma extends oligonucleotides in Colorado https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/CordenPharma-extends-oligonucleotides-Colorado/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:44:51 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Merck and Moderna sign cancer vaccine deal https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Merck-Moderna-sign-cancer-vaccine/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:44:51 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Sarepta acquires five muscular dystrophy gene therapies from Myonexus https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Sarepta-acquires-five-muscular-dystrophy/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:44:51 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Genentech and Lodo team to discover natural products https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/natural-products/Genentech-Lodo-team-discover-natural/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:44:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa Jarvis") Lisa Jarvis Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i20/Business-Roundup.html 13 May 2018 11:44:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Wilmer J. Stratton https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Wilmer-J-Stratton/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:43:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang William Sandford Durrell https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/William-Sandford-Durrell/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:43:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Ruth Lloyd Cheek https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Ruth-Lloyd-Cheek/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:43:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Paul H. Cheek https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Paul-H-Cheek/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:43:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Gladys Q. Dawson https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Gladys-Q-Dawson/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:43:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Reactions https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-discovery/Reactions/96/i20 13 May 2018 11:43:39 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemical scientists elected to the Royal Society  https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Chemical-scientists-elected-Royal-Society/96/web/2018/05 Fellows and Foreign Members are recognized for their exceptional contributions to science 11 May 2018 18:30:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Polímeros y materiales compuestos a un precio increíblemente barato https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Polimeros-y-materiales-compuestos-a-un-precio-increiblemente-barato/96/i20 La polimerización frontal, una nueva estrategia sintética, disminuye el coste energético 11 May 2018 12:15:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Polymers and composites made incredibly cheaply https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Polymers-composites-made-incredibly-cheaply/96/i20 Frontal polymerization approach reduces energy use significantly 11 May 2018 12:15:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Magnetic fields could fish out enantiomers https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/separations/Magnetic-fields-fish-enantiomers/96/i20 Spin-state effect could lead to new way to run chiral separations on racemic mixtures 11 May 2018 12:13:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Fetching fluoride with hydrogen bonding https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/fluorination/Fetching-fluoride-hydrogen-bonding/96/i20 Catalyst spurs insoluble salts into action as nucleophiles for enantioselective reactions 11 May 2018 11:43:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford IFF to buy Frutarom in flavor and fragrance consolidation https://cen.acs.org/business/food-ingredients/IFF-buy-Frutarom-flavor-fragrance/96/i20 Natural ingredients deal spices up flavor and fragrance sector 11 May 2018 11:41:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc Reisch") Marc Reisch Osmosis could prevent noise-induced hearing loss https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i20/Osmosis-prevent-noise-induced-hearing.html Loud blasts, such as those from roadside bombs, can cause damaging fluid buildup in inner ear, according to study in mice 11 May 2018 11:03:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN") Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN Resin maker IGM changes private hands https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Resin-maker-IGM-changes-private/96/i20 11 May 2018 10:55:42 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc Reisch") Marc Reisch Environmental groups seek order from North Carolina to stop Chemours pollution https://cen.acs.org/policy/litigation/Environmental-groups-seek-order-North/96/i20 11 May 2018 10:52:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Hawaii lawmakers pass ban on sunscreen chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate https://cen.acs.org/policy/chemical-regulation/Hawaii-lawmakers-pass-ban-sunscreen/96/i20 11 May 2018 10:51:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Smashing drugs illuminates troublesome microcrystals https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i20/Smashing-drugs-illuminates-troublesome-microcrystals.html Unwanted crystals could adversely affect drug stability and shelf life 11 May 2018 00:48:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud EPA to ban methylene chloride in paint strippers https://cen.acs.org/policy/chemical-regulation/EPA-ban-methylene-chloride-paint/96/i20 Agency commits to action on CH<sub>2</sub>Cl<sub>2</sub> in consumer and commercial products 11 May 2018 00:40:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt E. Erickson") Britt E. Erickson Lilly boosts immunotherapy pipeline with Armo BioSciences acquisition https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Lilly-boosts-immunotherapy-pipeline-Armo/96/i20 The drug company will pay $1.6 billion to gain Armo’s IL-10 program 11 May 2018 00:22:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross New ventures try again to recycle polystyrene https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/New-ventures-try-again-recycle/96/i20 Start-ups link with plastic makers on new recycling techniques 11 May 2018 00:03:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Takeda finally snags Shire in $62 billion deal https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-development/Takeda-finally-snags-Shire-62/96/i20 If successful, the transaction could spur more M&A among major drug firms 10 May 2018 23:59:23 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa Jarvis") Lisa Jarvis Chemistry in Pictures: Sun-kissed rotovaps https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-Sun-kissed-rotovaps.html 10 May 2018 16:29:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen How chemistry helps track and detect nuclear materials https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/nuclear-chemistry/chemistry-helps-track-detect-nuclear/96/i20 Chemists are designing better methods to analyze confiscated nuclear materials and to track nuclear activity remotely 10 May 2018 14:25:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kerri Jansen") Kerri Jansen Escient launches to tackle itching and anaphylactoid drug targets https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Escient-launches-tackle-itching-anaphylactoid/96/i20 The startup raised $40 million to target a class of GPCRs called Mas-related G-protein receptors, to treat neuroimmune and inflammatory conditions 09 May 2018 19:37:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Solid body wash comes without packaging. But does that make it eco-friendly? https://cen.acs.org/environment/sustainability/Solid-body-wash-comes-without/96/i20 Cosmetics firms appeal to plastic-free consumers with the hybrid of bar soap and liquid body wash 09 May 2018 12:26:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Chemistry in Pictures: I ❤ chromatography https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-chromatography.html 09 May 2018 12:24:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen U.S. and U.K. political climates are driving scholars to Canada https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/US-UK-political-climates-driving/96/i20 ‘Brain gain’ program brings high-profile international researchers to Canadian universities 09 May 2018 11:43:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sharon Oosthoek, special to C&amp;EN") Sharon Oosthoek, special to C&amp;EN Osmosis could prevent noise-induced hearing loss https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Osmosis-prevent-noise-induced-hearing.html Loud blasts, such as those from roadside bombs, can cause damaging fluid buildup in inner ear, according to study in mice 08 May 2018 20:44:39 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN") Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN Hawaii lawmakers pass ban on sunscreen chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate https://cen.acs.org/policy/legislation/Hawaii-lawmakers-pass-ban-sunscreen/96/web/2018/05 Protecting coral reefs is the legislation’s goal 08 May 2018 20:43:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue IFF to buy Frutarom in flavor and fragrance consolidation https://cen.acs.org/business/food-ingredients/IFF-buy-Frutarom-flavor-fragrance/96/web/2018/05 Natural ingredients play spices up flavor and fragrance sector 08 May 2018 17:43:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc Reisch") Marc Reisch Bacteria make a meal of penicillin https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/antibiotics/Bacteria-make-meal-penicillin/96/i19 Engineered bacteria could be used for bioremediation of antibiotic-contaminated soils 07 May 2018 13:44:19 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Reaction aminates C–H bonds selectively https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/Reaction-aminates-CH-bonds-selectively.html Manganese phthalocyanine catalyst shows preference for least-hindered benzylic C–H bonds 07 May 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Hybrid method boosts microscopy resolution https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/microscopy/Hybrid-method-boosts-microscopy-resolution/96/i19 Combining expansion microscopy and STED improves resolution 30-fold relative to the diffraction limit 07 May 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Controlling CAR-T: How scientists plan to make the engineered T cell therapy safer, and work for more cancers https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/Controlling-CAR-T-scientists-plan/96/i19 CAR T-cell therapy works wonders for some cancer patients. For others, it is a death sentence. To make the revolutionary therapy work for more people, scientists must devise better ways to control it 07 May 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Wine sleuths seek answers to the mystery of ‘smoke taint’ https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/Wine-sleuths-seek-answers-mystery.html As wildfires increase in frequency across the globe, researchers hunt the smoke compounds that can seep into vineyards’ grapes and taint wine 07 May 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lauren K. Wolf") Lauren K. Wolf Top 50 U.S. chemical producers of 2017 https://cen.acs.org/business/finance/Top-50-US-chemical-producers/96/i19 Sales rise as the new firm with 2 old names leads the ranking 07 May 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo We’re not playing around: Board games medical and morbid https://cen.acs.org/education/graduate-education/re-playing-around-Board-games/96/i19 07 May 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny I. Fox Morone") Manny I. Fox Morone Evonik keeps the faith in long-term research https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Evonik-keeps-faith-long-term/96/i19 German chemical maker seeks to balance technical support and basic R&D that can open new markets 07 May 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay 赢创信守于长远研究 https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Evonik-keeps-faith-long-term-cn/96/i19 德国化学制造商在技术支持和能开辟新市场的基础研发之间寻求平衡 07 May 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay 撰稿") Jean-François Tremblay 撰稿 Crabs gather data with high-tech skin https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/chemical-sensing/Crabs-gather-data-high-tech/96/i19 Flexible, lightweight skin is equipped with sensors, memory, and communications features 06 May 2018 21:55:41 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford CRISPR diagnostics company Mammoth launches https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/CRISPR-diagnostics-company-Mammoth-launches/96/i19 06 May 2018 21:50:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross ACS outreach at the USA Science & Engineering Festival and March for Science https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/ACS-outreach-USA-Science-Engineering.html 06 May 2018 21:50:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang CVC to acquire composites maker AOC and link it with Aliancys https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/CVC-acquire-composites-maker-AOC/96/i19 06 May 2018 21:50:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Eurofins acquires Covance’s analytical services unit for foods https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Eurofins-acquires-Covances-analytical-services/96/i19 06 May 2018 21:50:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin NuMat raises $12.4 million to commercialize MOFs https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/NuMat-raises-124-million-commercialize/96/i19 06 May 2018 21:49:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy It’s time for better stewardship of our planet’s resources https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/s-time-better-stewardship-planets.html 06 May 2018 21:49:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/Business-Roundup.html 06 May 2018 21:49:32 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Reactions https://cen.acs.org/energy/renewables/Reactions/96/i19 06 May 2018 21:49:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Periwinkle gives up its cancer-busting secrets https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/natural-products/Periwinkle-gives-cancer-busting-secrets/96/i19 Key enzymes in complex biosynthesis could enable alkaloid production 06 May 2018 21:49:23 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow, special to C&EN") Mark Peplow, special to C&EN Bayer clears path to clinch Monsanto acquisition by divesting more to BASF https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Bayer-clears-path-clinch-Monsanto/96/i19 BASF will buy agrochemical and seed businesses for $2 billion 06 May 2018 21:47:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott ACS names 2018–19 public policy fellows https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/ACS-names-201819-public-policy.html 06 May 2018 21:47:42 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Call for nominations for Green Chemistry Challenge Awards https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/Call-nominations-Green-Chemistry-Challenge.html 06 May 2018 21:47:18 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang ACS and French Chemical Society jointly award inaugural Franco-American Lectureship Prize https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/ACS-French-Chemical-Society-jointly.html 06 May 2018 21:47:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Christopher LaPrade") Christopher LaPrade How to fit in when you’re in a new environment https://cen.acs.org/careers/career-tips/fit-re-new-environment/96/i19 06 May 2018 21:47:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Brought to you by ACS Careers") Brought to you by ACS Careers Committee on Science: Exploring emerging scientific challenges and opportunities https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/Committee-Science-Exploring-emerging-scientific/96/i19 06 May 2018 21:46:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark C. Cesa, Chair, ACS Committee on Science") Mark C. Cesa, Chair, ACS Committee on Science Testing how much trisubstituted amines can bulk up https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/reagents/Testing-much-trisubstituted-amines-bulk/96/i19 Using a multitude of methods, chemists make unprecedented crowded alkyl amines; but one elusive target remains out of reach 04 May 2018 20:00:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen Simple guidelines could make designing catalysts for electrochemical reactions easy https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Simple-guidelines-make-designing-catalysts/96/i19 Theoretical model uses readily available data to predict catalysts for tackling energy challenges 04 May 2018 19:52:18 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Chemists elected to National Academy of Sciences https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Chemists-elected-National-Academy-Sciences/96/web/2018/05 Membership to NAS is among the most prestigious scientific honors in the U.S. 04 May 2018 19:18:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Cal Dooley to leave helm of the American Chemistry Council https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/Cal-Dooley-leave-helm-American.html 04 May 2018 19:17:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo H.I.G. acquires Brazil’s Elekeiroz https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/HG-acquires-Brazils-Elekeiroz/96/i19 04 May 2018 19:17:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Let’s hear it from the ACS national meeting https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/acs-meeting-news/Lets-hear-ACS-national-meeting/96/i19 More than 16,000 people showed up to the meeting in New Orleans. Here are a few of their stories 04 May 2018 19:16:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Matt Davenport") Matt Davenport U.S. air quality gains slowing, study shows https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/US-air-quality-gains-slowing/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:37:23 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN CarbonCure links with Airgas for concrete https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/CarbonCure-links-Airgas-concrete.html 04 May 2018 14:31:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Evonik buys stake in skin tech start-up mySkin https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Evonik-buys-stake-skin-tech/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:17:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Janssen to pay up to $1 billion for BeneVir https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/Janssen-pay-1-billion-BeneVir/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:16:20 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis DuPont, ADM pilot the biobased monomer FDME https://cen.acs.org/business/biobased-chemicals/DuPont-ADM-pilot-biobased-monomer/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:15:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Gulf of Oman has enormous dead zone severely depleted of oxygen https://cen.acs.org/environment/water/Gulf-Oman-enormous-dead-zone/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:14:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Synthorx raises $63 million to make synthetic proteins from an expanded genetic code https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/Synthorx-raises-63-million-make/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:13:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross BASF, Solenis to combine water, paper chemicals https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/BASF-Solenis-combine-water-paper/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:09:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy EU to ban neonicotinoid pesticides outdoors https://cen.acs.org/environment/pesticides/EU-ban-neonicotinoid-pesticides-outdoors/96/i19 Move follows report by food safety agency on health risks to bees 04 May 2018 14:08:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt E. Erickson") Britt E. Erickson 73rd Northwest Regional Meeting https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/meetings/73rd-Northwest-Regional-Meeting/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:08:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang ACS annual report available online https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/ACS-annual-report-available-online.html 04 May 2018 14:08:14 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang ACS Portland Section hosts Women in Science Student Summit https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/ACS-Portland-Section-hosts-Women.html 04 May 2018 14:07:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tracey Scherban, special to C&EN") Tracey Scherban, special to C&EN ACS sets its fall election ballot https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/elections/ACS-sets-fall-election-ballot/96/i19 04 May 2018 14:07:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang New battery could serve the grid https://cen.acs.org/energy/energy-storage/New-battery-serve-grid/96/i19 Manganese-hydrogen design boasts high capacity, long life, and the promise of low cost 04 May 2018 12:18:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Nuevas baterías para la red eléctrica https://cen.acs.org/energy/energy-storage/Nuevas-baterias-para-la-red-electrica/96/i19 Un diseño con manganeso e hidrógeno presume de alta capacidad, larga duración y promete un coste bajo. 04 May 2018 12:18:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Chemical companies see auspicious start to 2018 https://cen.acs.org/business/finance/Chemical-companies-see-auspicious-start/96/i19 Sales and earnings grow strongly for most firms, and the outlook is positive for the rest of the year 04 May 2018 02:17:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Merck partners with Moderna to test KRas cancer vaccines in humans https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Merck-partners-Moderna-test-KRas.html The pair hopes to stimulate the immune system to tackle tumors bearing mutant KRas proteins, one of cancer’s toughest targets 03 May 2018 23:57:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Chemistry in Pictures: Fluorescence https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Chemistry-Pictures-Fluorescence/96/web/2018/05 03 May 2018 23:34:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemistry in Pictures: One fish, two fish, red fish … https://cen.acs.org/materials/biobased-materials/Chemistry-Pictures-One-fish-two/96/web/2018/05 03 May 2018 23:34:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Chemistry in Pictures: A melting liquid https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Chemistry-Pictures-melting-liquid/96/web/2018/05 03 May 2018 23:33:24 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemistry in Pictures: Turns out you can rush art https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-Turns-rush-art.html 03 May 2018 23:33:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor Chemistry in Pictures: Frozen https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Chemistry-Pictures-Frozen/96/web/2018/05 03 May 2018 23:32:51 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemistry in Pictures: Enlightened suspension https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-Enlightened-suspension.html 03 May 2018 23:32:24 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemistry in Pictures: Crystals in bloom https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-Crystals-bloom.html 03 May 2018 23:32:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemistry in Pictures: in the mix https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/Chemistry-Pictures-mix/96/web/2018/05 03 May 2018 23:31:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemistry in Pictures: ‘Crystal Landscape’ https://cen.acs.org/materials/inorganic-chemistry/Chemistry-Pictures-Crystal-Landscape/96/web/2018/05 03 May 2018 23:31:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Chemistry in Pictures: 96 wells https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-96-wells.html 03 May 2018 20:55:40 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Chemistry in Pictures: Colorful chromium https://cen.acs.org/materials/inorganic-chemistry/Chemistry-Pictures-Colorful-chromium/96/web/2018/05 03 May 2018 18:32:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Bone nanostructure revealed by electron microscopy https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/imaging/Bone-nanostructure-revealed-electron-microscopy/96/i19 Crystalline needles of bone mineral form helical patterns around collagen fibrils 03 May 2018 18:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow, special to C&EN") Mark Peplow, special to C&EN Chemistry in Pictures: The search is on https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/05/Chemistry-Pictures-search.html 03 May 2018 17:57:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Protein-hydrogel crystal expands and contracts https://cen.acs.org/materials/biobased-materials/Protein-hydrogel-crystal-expands-contracts/96/i19 Hybrid material could aid protein structure determination and drug delivery 03 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Serine octamer reveals its structure https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/spectroscopy/Serine-octamer-reveals-structure/96/i19 The structure of the protonated eight-membered cluster of serines formed during electrospray ionization has long baffled mass spectrometrists 03 May 2018 16:54:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melissae Fellet, special to C&EN") Melissae Fellet, special to C&EN Autophagy-focused Casma Therapeutics debuts with $58.5 million from Third Rock https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/neuroscience/Autophagy-focused-Casma-Therapeutics-debuts/96/i19 The biotech will first tackle lysosomal storage disorders 03 May 2018 10:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Actinide acts as electron donor for first time https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/chemical-bonding/Actinide-acts-electron-donor-first/96/i19 Thorium donates electrons to aluminum in first-of-its-kind complex 02 May 2018 22:37:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Career Ladder: Yun He https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/Career-Ladder-Yun.html Opportunities in academia and industry call chemist from China to the U.S.—and back again 02 May 2018 21:24:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay 事业的阶梯:贺耘 https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/Career-Ladder-Yun-cn.html 学界和产业的机遇吸引中国化学家赴美,后又返华 02 May 2018 21:24:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay/文") Jean-François Tremblay/文 WuXi makes moves in China, Europe, and the U.S. https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/WuXi-makes-moves-China-Europe/96/i19 Big contract research firm invests in biologics and small molecules 02 May 2018 17:05:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Combustible dust explosions still a problem, CSB says https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Combustible-dust-explosions-still-problem/96/i19 Agency working to raise awareness in chemical and other industries 02 May 2018 17:05:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Chemistry education moves from classroom to escape room https://cen.acs.org/education/k12-education/Chemistry-education-moves-classroom-escape/96/i19 Chemistry teachers turn to puzzle-based activity to keep high school students engaged  01 May 2018 22:14:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen India seeks to legitimize stem cell use https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i19/India-seeks-legitimize-stem-cell.html 01 May 2018 22:06:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("K. V. Venkatasubramanian, special to C&EN") K. V. Venkatasubramanian, special to C&EN 3-D-printed yeast cubes could speed up alcohol and drug production https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/3-D-printed-yeast-cubes/96/web/2018/05 Lattices made of yeast-infused gels can continuously ferment glucose into ethanol for two weeks 01 May 2018 19:07:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN New battery could serve the grid https://cen.acs.org/energy/energy-storage/New-battery-serve-grid/96/web/2018/05 Manganese-hydrogen design boasts high capacity, long life, and the promise of low cost 01 May 2018 19:07:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Let’s hear it from the ACS national meeting https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/acs-meeting-news/Lets-hear-ACS-national-meeting/96/web/2018/04 More than 16,000 people showed up to the meeting in New Orleans. Here are a few of their stories 30 Apr 2018 21:24:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Matt Davenport") Matt Davenport Testing how much trisubstituted amines can bulk up https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/reagents/Testing-much-trisubstituted-amines-bulk/96/web/2018/04 Using a multitude of methods, chemists make unprecedented crowded alkyl amines; but one elusive target remains out of reach 30 Apr 2018 16:00:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen Clear view of telomerase at last https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/genomics/Clear-view-telomerase-last/96/i18 Cryo-EM structure clarifies components of the enzyme’s two lobes 30 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Miniaturized technique maximizes search space for new drugs https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/medicinal-chemistry/Miniaturized-technique-maximizes-search-space/96/i18 Method optimizes reaction conditions and protein-binding affinity using a few milligrams of material 30 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Coaxing chiral products from an S<sub>N</sub>1 reaction https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Coaxing-chiral-products-SN1-reaction/96/i18 Quaternary stereocenters generated via combination of a chiral hydrogen-bond-donor catalyst and a Lewis acid 30 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Artificial sweetener triggers metabolic changes in rats https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/Artificial-sweetener-triggers-metabolic-changes/96/i18 Acesulfame potassium causes more metabolome changes than either glucose or aspartame 30 Apr 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Mechanochemistry etches silicon one layer at a time https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/surface-chemistry/Mechanochemistry-etches-silicon-one-layer/96/i18 Scanning probe method may sharpen microfabrication dexterity 30 Apr 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Panel green-lights cannabidiol drug https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/rare-disease/Panel-green-lights-cannabidiol-drug/96/i18 30 Apr 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt Erickson") Britt Erickson Cool fuel for hypersonic aircraft https://cen.acs.org/energy/fossil-fuels/Cool-fuel-hypersonic-aircraft/96/i18 Heat-absorbing reactions could enable a hydrocarbon propellant to double as a coolant 30 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby To monitor the health of cities’ residents, look no further than their sewers https://cen.acs.org/environment/water/monitor-health-citiesresidents-look-further/96/i18 Wastewater is a fount of information about the drugs and other compounds communities consume 30 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Women shaping the cannabis industry https://cen.acs.org/careers/women-in-science/Women-shaping-cannabis-industry/96/i18 Female leaders in science and advocacy embrace the fast-growing business 30 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt E. Erickson") Britt E. Erickson Connecting the lab, down to the pipette https://cen.acs.org/business/informatics/Connecting-lab-down-pipette/96/i18 Linking lab instruments and managing their data were the talk of the Analytica trade show 30 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott AkzoNobel to build chelates plant for Ineos in Cologne https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i18/AkzoNobel-build-chelates-plant-Ineos.html 29 Apr 2018 12:42:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott AkzoNobel chooses innovation contest finalists https://cen.acs.org/business/start-ups/AkzoNobel-choses-innovation-contest-finalists/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:42:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Citrine raises funds, strikes deal with UL https://cen.acs.org/business/informatics/Citrine-raises-funds-strikes-deal/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:42:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Fujifilm develops new imaging technology for cancer https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/diagnostics/Fujifilm-develops-new-imaging-technology/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:42:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay JEOL to open nanoscale research center https://cen.acs.org/business/instrumentation/JEOL-open-nanoscale-research-center/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:42:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Ginkgo, Transcriptic get DARPA grant https://cen.acs.org/business/informatics/Ginkgo-Transcriptic-DARPA-grant/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:42:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Third Rock-founded Cedilla launches with $56.2 million to tackle protein stability https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/Third-Rock-founded-Cedilla-launches/96/i18 The biotech firm will first go after tough oncology drug targets 29 Apr 2018 12:41:58 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Biogen and Ionis join in $1 billion neuroscience pact https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/neuroscience/Biogen-Ionis-join-1-billion/96/i18 The 10-year deal is a substantial bet on antisense technology 29 Apr 2018 12:41:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis U.S. Supreme Court upholds Patent & Trademark Office administrative inter partes review process https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i18/US-Supreme-Court-upholds-Patent.html 29 Apr 2018 12:41:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Glenn Hess, special to C&EN") Glenn Hess, special to C&EN GenX-related fluoroether taints water in wells near West Virginia Chemours plant https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/GenX-related-fluoroether-taints-water/96/i18 Granulated activated carbon filters remove HFPO-DA, U.S. EPA says 29 Apr 2018 12:41:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Scientific journal publishers take different tacks against ResearchGate https://cen.acs.org/policy/publishing/Scientific-journal-publishers-take-different/96/i18 One group settles with and another sues the scientific networking site 29 Apr 2018 12:41:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener Industrious bees fill in for coworkers, inspire Mars mission https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/astrochemistry/Industrious-bees-fill-coworkers-inspire/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:40:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor Helium ion microscopy reveals mysteries of spiky bacterial filaments https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/Helium-ion-microscopy-reveals-mysteries/96/i18 Iron-oxidizing bacteria make organic scaffold that accumulates iron minerals 29 Apr 2018 12:38:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN") Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN Strengthening the chemical technician community https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/Strengthening-chemical-technician-community/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:38:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Aimée L. Tomlinson, Chair Committee on Technician Affairs") Aimée L. Tomlinson, Chair Committee on Technician Affairs EU coughs up $140 million for biobased research projects https://cen.acs.org/business/finance/EU-coughs-140-million-biobased/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:38:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Stratasys to make parts for NASA https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/Stratasys-make-parts-NASA/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:36:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner BenevolentAI raises $115 million https://cen.acs.org/business/informatics/BenevolentAI-raises-115-million/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:36:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Italy’s Dipharma will acquire Kalexsyn https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Italys-Dipharma-acquire-Kalexsyn/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:36:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Sanofi’s Zerhouni stepping down as research chief https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-development/Sanofis-Zerhouni-stepping-down-research/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:36:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Bankrupt Orexigen to sell for $75 million https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i18/Bankrupt-Orexigen-sell-75-million.html 29 Apr 2018 12:36:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i18/Business-Roundup.html 29 Apr 2018 12:36:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") IP concerns hamper China R&D https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/IP-concerns-hamper-China-RD/96/i18 Survey shows most foreign firms assign a secondary role to their Chinese R&D operations 29 Apr 2018 12:35:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Turning down the temperature on ethylene production https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Turning-down-temperature-ethylene-production/96/i18 Proof-of-concept electrochemical cell suggests a more selective, less energy-intensive route to ethylene from ethane 29 Apr 2018 12:35:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen NanoMARM: 46th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/meetings/NanoMARM-46th-Middle-Atlantic-Regional/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:35:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Reactions https://cen.acs.org/environment/climate-change/Reactions/96/i18 29 Apr 2018 12:34:57 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") EU to ban neonicotinoid pesticides outdoors https://cen.acs.org/environment/pesticides/EU-ban-neonicotinoid-pesticides-outdoors/96/web/2018/04 Move follows report by food safety agency on health risks to bees 27 Apr 2018 18:55:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt Erickson") Britt Erickson This electronic pill could help diagnose gastrointestinal disorders https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/diagnostics/electronic-pill-help-diagnose-gastrointestinal/96/i18 Using a swallowable gas sensor, researchers get data straight from the gastric source 27 Apr 2018 17:01:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen Helium ion microscopy reveals mysteries of spiky bacterial filaments https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/microscopy/Helium-ion-microscopy-reveals-mysteries/96/web/2018/04 Iron-oxidizing bacteria make organic scaffold that accumulates iron minerals 27 Apr 2018 14:24:26 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN") Deirdre Lockwood, special to C&EN Chemistry in Pictures: Totally tubular https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/separations/Chemistry-Pictures-Totally-tubular/96/web/2018/04 27 Apr 2018 14:24:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor Using microfabrication to explore CO<sub>2</sub> reduction https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Using-microfabrication-explore-CO2-reduction/96/i18 By analyzing microscopic catalyst structures, chemists shed light on mechanism for reaction that puts the unwanted gas to good use 27 Apr 2018 01:33:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Shale-based complex relying on U.S. shale gas takes shape in China https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Shale-based-complex-relying-US/96/i18 Facility would be China’s first fed exclusively by ethane 27 Apr 2018 01:10:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Scattered light weighs single biomolecules https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/microscopy/Scattered-light-weighs-single-biomolecules/96/i18 Microscopy technique monitors protein aggregation and molecular binding in real time, without fluorescent tags 26 Apr 2018 18:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow") Mark Peplow Strong, stable polymer can be recycled again and again https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Strong-stable-polymer-recycled-again/96/i18 Heat or chemical treatment converts plastic back to its pure monomer repeatedly 26 Apr 2018 18:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Un polímero fuerte y estable que puede reciclarse una y otra vez https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Un-polimero-fuerte-y-estable-que-puede-reciclarse-una-y-otra-vez/96/i18 Un tratamiento químico o térmico convierte el plástico en su monómero puro de nuevo 26 Apr 2018 18:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford U.S. EPA chief proposes that agency regulations rely only on publicly available data https://cen.acs.org/policy/regulation/US-EPA-chief-proposes-agency/96/i18 Debate swirls around whether proposal will improve or hinder agency’s work 26 Apr 2018 14:35:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue DNA i-motifs found in human cells https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/genomics/DNAmotifs-found-human-cells/96/i18 Similar to G-quadruplexes, these folded DNA structures could be selective drug targets 26 Apr 2018 14:03:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Ultrasound triggers porous nanoparticles to attack tumors in mice https://cen.acs.org/materials/metal-organic-frameworks/Ultrasound-triggers-porous-nanoparticles-attack/96/i18 Metal-organic framework forms particle-embedded porphyrin-zinc complexes that generate reactive oxygen species 25 Apr 2018 20:22:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow, special to C&EN") Mark Peplow, special to C&EN China reshuffles science governance https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/China-reshuffles-science-governance/96/i18 Moves may generate conflict between basic and applied research programs 25 Apr 2018 20:06:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Hepeng Jia, special to C&EN") Hepeng Jia, special to C&EN Microfluidic device draws kidney dialysis buffer from blood https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/microfluidics/Microfluidic-device-draws-kidney-dialysis/96/web/2018/04 The new method offers a way to make portable renal dialysis a possibility 25 Apr 2018 13:41:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jyoti Madhusoodanan, special to C&EN") Jyoti Madhusoodanan, special to C&EN Chemistry in Pictures: Chemical smile https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/04/Chemistry-Pictures-Chemical-smile.html 25 Apr 2018 12:59:29 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor Science is full of personal stories. York’s David Smith thinks scientists should share them https://cen.acs.org/careers/diversity/Science-full-personal-stories-Yorks/96/i18 Supramolecular chemist supports LGBTQ+ scientists by talking about his personal journey 24 Apr 2018 22:43:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN") Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN Confusion, lack of safety concern led to three deaths at Packaging Corporation of America mill https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Confusion-lack-safety-concern-led/96/i18 Crack in tank allowed flammable vapor to reach welders above 24 Apr 2018 22:09:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson") Jeff Johnson GenX-related fluoroether taints water in wells near West Virginia Chemours plant https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/GenX-related-fluoroether-taints-water/96/web/2018/04 Granulated activated carbon filters remove HFPO-DA, U.S. EPA says 24 Apr 2018 17:28:57 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Third Rock-founded Cedilla launches with $56.2 million to tackle protein stability https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/Third-Rock-founded-Cedilla-launches/96/web/2018/04 The biotech firm will first go after tough oncology drug targets 24 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Turning down the temperature on ethylene production https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Turning-down-temperature-ethylene-production/96/web/2018/04 Proof-of-concept electrochemical cell suggests a more selective, less energy-intensive route to ethylene from ethane 23 Apr 2018 19:08:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen IP concerns hamper China R&D  https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/IP-concerns-hamper-China-RD/96/web/2018/04 Survey shows most foreign firms assign a secondary role to their Chinese R&D operations 23 Apr 2018 18:20:40 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Turmoil in generics brings opportunity for fine chemicals firms https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/generics/Turmoil-generics-brings-opportunity-fine/96/i17 Change in the finished-dose generic drug business is creating openings, albeit modest ones, for pharmaceutical ingredient makers 23 Apr 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Guiding chiral nanoparticle growth https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Guiding-chiral-nanoparticle-growth/96/i17 Sulfur-containing amino acids and peptides prompt gold to take on a twisted structure 23 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Watching emulsions freeze https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/imaging/Watching-emulsions-freeze/96/i17 Surfactants affect the microstructure at the interface between solid and liquid during freezing 23 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Measuring protein collision cross sections without ion mobility https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/mass-spectrometry/Measuring-protein-collision-cross-sections/96/i17 Collision cross section can be calculated from Orbitrap data 23 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Mutated enzyme breaks down plastic more efficiently https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Mutated-enzyme-breaks-down-plastic/96/i17 Further engineering of PET-degrading enzyme could lead to commercial bioremediation process 23 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Aldehydes lure mosquitoes https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/infectious-disease/Aldehydes-lure-mosquitoes/96/i17 Malaria-infected people give off certain attractant chemicals in greater amounts 23 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Transforming lives https://cen.acs.org/environment/water/Transforming-lives/96/i17 23 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo Science in Macau wins big with indirect funding from casinos https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/Science-Macau-wins-big-indirect/96/i17 Gambling hub supports basic research to improve its universities’ rankings and attract companies 23 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Microbes don’t stand a chance against monotreme milk, and fluorescent beaks necessitate seabird shades https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/natural-products/Microbes-dont-stand-chance-against/96/i17 23 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melissa Gilden") Melissa Gilden 澳门博彩业助力科学发展 https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/Science-Macau-wins-big-indirect-cn/96/i17 博彩之都支持基础研究,提升大学排名并吸引企业 23 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay/文") Jean-François Tremblay/文 Slippery microgrooves help harvest fog https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/Slippery-microgrooves-help-harvest-fog.html Tuning surface shape and chemistry lets hydrophilic materials shed clingy water droplets 22 Apr 2018 22:53:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kerri Jansen") Kerri Jansen Ancient reaction inspires method for making porous catalysts https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/Ancient-reaction-inspires-method-making.html A nontoxic variation on the ‘pharaoh’s snakes’ reaction yields high-surface-area catalysts for fuel cells 22 Apr 2018 22:53:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katherine Bourzac, special to C&EN") Katherine Bourzac, special to C&EN Microbes help release CO<sub>2</sub> from eroding rocks https://cen.acs.org/environment/greenhouse-gases/Microbes-help-release-CO2-eroding/96/i17 Carbon oxidation happens at a faster rate than scientists expected 22 Apr 2018 22:37:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN") Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN March for Science pushes onward https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/March-Science-pushes-onward.html Fewer, smaller events in 2018 than in 2017 22 Apr 2018 22:36:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Semiconductor silver sulfide stretches like metal https://cen.acs.org/materials/electronic-materials/Semiconductor-silver-sulfide-stretches-like/96/i17 As the first known room-temperature ductile inorganic semiconductor, the material could boost flexible electronics applications 22 Apr 2018 22:35:36 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow") Mark Peplow P&G launches new sustainability goals https://cen.acs.org/environment/sustainability/PG-launches-new-sustainability-goals/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 22:35:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Tullo") Alex Tullo Sponsored Content: Antonis Papadourakis is guiding Lanxess’s transformation https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Antonis-Papadourakis-guiding-Lanxesss-transformation/96/i17 The CEO has embraced a renewed emphasis on innovation since joining Lanxess Corp. in 2015. 22 Apr 2018 22:35:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org(" Jeffrey Lee") Jeffrey Lee Women have greater odds their U.S. patent applications will be rejected, study finds https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/Women-greater-odds-US-patent.html 22 Apr 2018 12:17:36 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue FDA to reassess arsenic in rice https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/FDA-reassess-arsenic-rice.html 22 Apr 2018 12:17:35 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt Erickson") Britt Erickson Novartis puts $100 million into malaria R&D https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-development/Novartis-puts-100-million-malaria/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 12:16:56 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa Jarvis") Lisa Jarvis Canada backs cleantech companies https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/biologics/Canada-backs-cleantech-companies/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 12:16:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Idemitsu to make OLED materials in China https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/Idemitsu-make-OLED-materials-China/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 12:16:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay LG, Huayou team up for cathode materials https://cen.acs.org/energy/energy-storage/LG-Huayou-team-cathode-materials/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 12:16:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Chr. Hansen expands natural colors capacity https://cen.acs.org/business/food-ingredients/Chr-Hansen-expands-natural-colors/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 12:16:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas switches to Johnson Matthey https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Covestro-CEO-Patrick-Thomas-switches/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 12:16:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Wacker acquires fermentation firm https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/biologics/Wacker-acquires-fermentation-firm/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:40:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Johnson Matthey to shutter Pennsylvania facility https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Johnson-Matthey-shutter-Pennsylvania-facility/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:40:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Shire sells cancer business to Servier https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/Shire-sells-cancer-business-Servier/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:39:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/Business-Roundup.html 22 Apr 2018 10:39:14 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Project SEED scholar Javoris Hollingsworth https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/Project-SEED-scholar-Javoris-Hollingsworth.html A summer research experience put this chemist on the path to academia 22 Apr 2018 10:38:51 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Louisiana State University’s ChemDemo program brings chemistry to the community https://cen.acs.org/education/undergraduate-education/Louisiana-State-Universitys-ChemDemo-program/96/i17 Outreach program has dispatched more than 15,000 college students to do hands-on activities in K–12 classrooms 22 Apr 2018 10:37:26 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang 2018 Northeast Nanomaterials Meeting https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/meetings/2018-Northeast-Nanomaterials-Meeting/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:37:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang ACS Green Chemistry Institute focuses on sustainable chemistry https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/ACS-Green-Chemistry-Institute-focuses/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:37:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("William F. Carroll, Chair, ACS Green Chemistry Institute Advisory Board ") William F. Carroll, Chair, ACS Green Chemistry Institute Advisory Board Nominations sought for Pauling Medal https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Nominations-sought-Pauling-Medal/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:37:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Analytical Division announces 2018 honorees https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Analytical-Division-announces-2018-honorees/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:37:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang John Long awarded IRCO Medal https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/John-Long-awarded-IRCO-Medal/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:36:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Immanuel J. Wilk https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Immanuel-J-Wilk/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:35:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang John G. Moffatt https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/John-G-Moffatt/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:35:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Jack Halpern https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Jack-Halpern/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:35:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Theodore Cohen https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/Theodore-Cohen/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:35:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Robert A. Clark https://cen.acs.org/people/obituaries/RobertClark/96/i17 22 Apr 2018 10:35:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang The tricky task of marketing biomass-balanced plastics https://cen.acs.org/materials/biobased-materials/tricky-task-marketing-biomass-balanced/96/i17 A new approach to reducing fossil-fuel inputs is a tough sell 21 Apr 2018 03:25:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Scientific journal publishers take different tacks against ResearchGate https://cen.acs.org/policy/publishing/Scientific-journal-publishers-take-different/96/web/2018/04 One group settles with and another sues the scientific networking site 20 Apr 2018 19:04:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener Biogen and Ionis join in $1 billion neuroscience pact https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/neuroscience/Biogen-Ionis-join-1-billion/96/web/2018/04 The 10-year deal is a substantial bet on antisense technology 20 Apr 2018 17:57:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Panel gives green light to cannabidiol drug https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/rare-disease/Panel-gives-green-light-cannabidiol/96/web/2018/04 FDA to decide on approval in June 20 Apr 2018 17:57:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt Erickson") Britt Erickson Dye, light, and sound reveal tiny cracks deep inside a material https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/imaging/Dye-light-sound-reveal-tiny/96/web/2018/04 Gel-filled microcapsules could help photoacoustic imaging to provide an early warning of faults within medical implants, planes, or pipeline coatings 20 Apr 2018 15:43:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Behind the scenes, scientifically, at In-Cosmetics https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Behind-scenes-scientificallyCosmetics/96/i17 First-ever R&D tours are kicked off at annual ingredient showcase in Amsterdam 20 Apr 2018 10:46:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Merck’s Ebola vaccine offers lasting protection https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/vaccines/Mercks-Ebola-vaccine-offers-lasting/96/i17 Antibodies against the pernicious virus persisted two years after inoculation 20 Apr 2018 10:46:28 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Japanese researchers discover new supply of rare earths https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/Japanese-researchers-discover-new-supply.html However, the specific rare earths found may not be those of most value to industry 20 Apr 2018 10:39:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Orion installing emissions equipment to comply with EPA https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Orion-installing-emissions-equipment-comply/96/i17 20 Apr 2018 10:38:57 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Tullo") Alex Tullo Germany’s Merck will sell consumer products business to P&G https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Germanys-Merck-sell-consumer-products/96/i17 20 Apr 2018 10:37:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Chemistry in Pictures: Disco DOM https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/04/Chemistry-Pictures-Disco-DOM.html 20 Apr 2018 00:36:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Pressure control helps NMR analyze protein as it folds https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/protein-folding/Pressure-control-helps-NMR-analyze/96/i17 Detailed views could find use in studying folding-related diseases 19 Apr 2018 17:56:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman ACS sets its fall election ballot https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/elections/ACS-sets-fall-election-ballot/96/web/2018/04 Two chemistry professors run for 2019 president-elect 19 Apr 2018 15:38:24 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda wang") Linda wang Periodic graphics: How is plastic recycled? https://cen.acs.org/environment/sustainability/Periodic-graphics-plastic-recycled/96/i17 Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explains what happens (or doesn’t) after you throw those bottles and bags in the recycle bin 19 Apr 2018 12:53:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andy Brunning") Andy Brunning Diamonds from rare meteorites hint at crowded early solar system https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/astrochemistry/Diamonds-rare-meteorites-hint-crowded/96/i17 The minerals may have formed in a body as big as Mars 18 Apr 2018 20:26:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Diamantes en meteoritos: pistas de cuando el sistema solar estaba muy abarrotado https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/astrochemistry/Diamantes-en-meteoritos-pistas-de-cuando-el-sistema-solar-estaba-muy-abarrotado/96/i17 Los minerales podrían haberse formado en un planeta con una masa tan grande como Marte 18 Apr 2018 20:26:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Electronic device uses spur funding for nanomaterials https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Electronic-device-uses-spur-funding/96/i17 Nano-C and Nantero are targeting applications including new types of memory chips 18 Apr 2018 19:12:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Merck’s Keytruda could offer ‘paradigm shift’ in lung cancer treatment  https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/Mercks-Keytruda-offer-paradigm-shiftlung/96/i17 Results from a large Phase III study of the cancer immunotherapy were reported at cancer conference 18 Apr 2018 19:08:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa Jarvis") Lisa Jarvis Plutonium plant removal halted after radiation releases https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i17/Plutonium-plant-removal-halted-radiation.html Corrective measures include better control measures, communication with workers 18 Apr 2018 18:49:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Ancient reaction inspires method for making porous catalysts https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/04/Ancient-reaction-inspires-method-making.html A non-toxic variation on the ‘pharaoh’s snakes’ reaction yields high-surface-area catalysts for fuel cells 18 Apr 2018 15:22:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katherine Bourzac, special to C&EN") Katherine Bourzac, special to C&EN Future of U.S. biomedical research enterprise threatened by academic imbalances https://cen.acs.org/careers/postdocs/Future-US-biomedical-research-enterprise/96/i17 Postdocs, early career scientists need more support, National Academies study says 18 Apr 2018 15:01:57 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener Novartis and Berkeley researchers team up to tackle the industry’s toughest drug targets https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-discovery/Novartis-Berkeley-researchers-team-tackle/96/i17 The collaborators hope new advances in chemical biology could open up the human proteome 18 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Coatings entrepreneur wants to use his ultrathin films to solve problems in the developing world https://cen.acs.org/materials/coatings/Coatings-entrepreneur-wants-use-ultrathin/96/i16 Having founded three successful start-ups, Durham University chemist Jas Pal Badyal is setting his sights on cleaning up the world’s water 17 Apr 2018 21:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Prachi Patel, special to C&EN") Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Plastic bans in India expand to 18 states https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Plastic-bans-India-expand-18/96/i17 Business leaders concerned about effect on plastics industry, businesses that use plastic products 17 Apr 2018 20:59:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("K. V. Venkatasubramanian, special to C&EN") K. V. Venkatasubramanian, special to C&EN Mixtures of liver enzymes improve drug leads https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-discovery/Mixtures-liver-enzymes-improve-drug/96/i17 Technique uncovers potent analogs using less material and time 17 Apr 2018 20:07:45 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Chemistry in Pictures: Fine-tuned glow https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/04/Chemistry-Pictures-Fine-tuned-glow.html 17 Apr 2018 19:58:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Craig Bettenhausen") Craig Bettenhausen Chemical makers call for talks to resolve trade tiff with China https://cen.acs.org/policy/trade/Chemical-makers-call-talks-resolve/96/web/2018/04 Tariffs threaten growth of U.S. chemical industry, Congress told 17 Apr 2018 15:35:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Glenn Hess") Glenn Hess Semiconductor silver sulfide stretches like metal https://cen.acs.org/materials/electronic-materials/Semiconductor-silver-sulfide-stretches-like/96/web/2018/04 As the first known room-temperature ductile inorganic semiconductor, the material could boost flexible electronics applications 17 Apr 2018 15:30:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow") Mark Peplow March for Science pushes onward https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/04/March-Science-pushes-onward.html Fewer, smaller events in 2018 than in 2017 16 Apr 2018 19:22:57 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Microbes help release CO<sub>2</sub> from eroding rocks https://cen.acs.org/environment/greenhouse-gases/Microbes-help-release-CO2-eroding/96/web/2018/04 Carbon oxidation happens at a faster rate than scientists expected 16 Apr 2018 19:08:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson") Katharine Sanderson Fighting ocean plastics at the source https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Fighting-ocean-plastics-source/96/i16 Governments, nongovernmental organizations, and industry are turning their attention to developing countries in Asia to stop the flow of plastics into the sea 16 Apr 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo New York chooses Cabot for PFOA removal https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/New-York-chooses-Cabot-PFOA.html 16 Apr 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Hard-to-get fungal natural products found https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Hardfungal-natural-products-found/96/i16 Technique produces compounds made naturally by tough-to-culture fungi or poorly expressed genes 16 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Naked pentazolate caught as a silver salt https://cen.acs.org/materials/inorganic-chemistry/Naked-pentazolate-caught-silver-salt/96/i16 Polynitrogen compound prepared without any stabilizing species 16 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Friction device converts hair frizz to electricity https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Friction-device-converts-hair-frizz/96/i16 Hair’s static-electric properties make it an ideal electrode material for triboelectric generators 16 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Toray invests in carbon fiber for wind https://cen.acs.org/energy/renewables/Toray-invests-carbon-fiber-wind/96/i16 16 Apr 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Two pigment suppliers are combined https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Two-pigment-suppliers-combined/96/i16 16 Apr 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch DowDuPont invests in specialty plastics https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/DowDuPont-invests-specialty-plastics/96/i16 16 Apr 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Cepsa will upgrade surfactants facility https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/Cepsa-upgrade-surfactants-facility/96/i16 16 Apr 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Frontage buys rival contract research firm https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Frontage-buys-rival-contract-research/96/i16 16 Apr 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Calumet acquires biolubricants start-up https://cen.acs.org/business/biobased-chemicals/Calumet-acquires-biolubricants-start/96/i16 16 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Baltimore’s trash-eating waterwheel https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Baltimores-trash-eating-waterwheel/96/i16 A new twist on an old idea helped clean up a harbor 16 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Inventor, chemist, and CRISPR craftsman: Inside David Liu’s evolution workshop https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Inventor-chemist-CRISPR-craftsman-Inside/96/i16 Liu’s chemistry lab is hijacking evolution to develop new tools that might someday treat thousands of genetic diseases 16 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Ants surprise scientists with their medical attention, and cuddling chickens could knock people off their perches https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Ants-surprise-scientists-medical-attention.html 16 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Supporting intellectual property through advocacy, education, and awards https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/Supporting-intellectual-property-through-advocacy/96/i16 16 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kirby Drake, Chair, ACS Committee on Patents & Related Matters") Kirby Drake, Chair, ACS Committee on Patents & Related Matters The petrochemicals party shows no signs of stopping https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/petrochemicals-party-shows-signs-stopping/96/i16 The industry is enjoying some good times, and they might even get better 16 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Carbon XPrize taps finalists https://cen.acs.org/environment/climate-change/Carbon-XPrize-taps-finalists/96/i16 15 Apr 2018 21:32:32 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner GSK rare-disease unit goes to Orchard https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/GSK-rare-disease-unit-goes.html 15 Apr 2018 21:32:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Alexion gets rare-disease-focused Wilson https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/rare-disease/Alexion-rare-disease-focused-Wilson/96/i16 15 Apr 2018 21:31:48 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Lonza opens cell and gene therapy facility https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/gene-therapy/Lonza-opens-cell-gene-therapy/96/i16 15 Apr 2018 21:30:18 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Fertilizer start-ups attract backers https://cen.acs.org/business/agriculture/Fertilizer-start-ups-attract-backers/96/i16 15 Apr 2018 21:29:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Reactions https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Reactions.html 15 Apr 2018 21:29:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Business-Roundup.html 15 Apr 2018 21:29:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Call for papers: SWRM 2018 https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Call-papers-SWRM-2018.html 15 Apr 2018 21:28:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang <i>ACS Applied Bio Materials</i>to launch in April https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/ACS-Applied-Bio-Materials-launch.html 15 Apr 2018 21:28:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Petroleum Research Fund announces 2017 grant recipients https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Petroleum-Research-Fund-announces-2017.html 15 Apr 2018 21:28:39 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Recognizing 50-year members https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Recognizing-50-year-members.html 15 Apr 2018 21:28:35 +0000 nobody@acs.org("John Gardiner") John Gardiner Call for papers: SERMACS 2018 https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Call-papers-SERMACS-2018.html 15 Apr 2018 21:28:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Machine learning reveals new metallic glasses https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Machine-learning-reveals-new-metallic.html Learning as it goes, algorithm could find other types of undiscovered materials 13 Apr 2018 19:27:41 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Merck, Incyte IDO inhibitor fails late-stage trial https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/cancer/Merck-Incyte-IDO-inhibitor-fails/96/i16 Result casts shadow over other similar-acting cancer immunotherapy drug candidates 13 Apr 2018 16:21:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis ACS and ACC condemn chemical weapons use in Syria https://cen.acs.org/policy/chemical-weapons/ACS-ACC-condemn-chemical-weapons/96/web/2018/04 Societies say attacks violate the Chemical Weapons Convention; offer assistance in the investigation 13 Apr 2018 15:51:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang What to do when an ill-fated project just won’t die https://cen.acs.org/careers/employment/ill-fated-project-just-wont/96/i16 Chemjobber on slaying the zombie project 13 Apr 2018 14:00:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Chemjobber ") Chemjobber Cartoon competition spawns scientific superheroes https://cen.acs.org/materials/nanomaterials/Cartoon-competition-spawns-scientific-superheroes/96/i16 13 Apr 2018 13:43:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener NIH advisers warn against pharma funding for opioid research https://cen.acs.org/research-integrity/ethics/NIH-advisers-warn-against-pharma/96/i16 13 Apr 2018 13:43:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener Novartis to expand gene therapy pipeline with acquisition of AveXis for $8.7 billion https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/gene-therapy/Novartis-expand-gene-therapy-pipeline/96/i16 AveXis is developing therapies for genetic diseases of the nervous system, including spinal muscular atrophy 13 Apr 2018 13:42:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Aramco plans $60 billion petrochemical push https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Aramco-plans-60-billion-petrochemical/96/i16 Oil giant plans chemical investments in the U.S., India, and Saudi Arabia 13 Apr 2018 13:39:25 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Scientist gets 10 years for theft of gene-modified rice https://cen.acs.org/policy/intellectual-property/Scientist-10-years-theft-gene/96/i16 U.S. customs agents found seeds in luggage headed to China 13 Apr 2018 13:39:22 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Fewer opioid prescriptions filled in states allowing medical marijuana use https://cen.acs.org/policy/global-health/Fewer-opioid-prescriptions-filled-states/96/i16 13 Apr 2018 13:38:41 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen Watching vanadium catalysts dehydrogenate propane https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Watching-vanadium-catalysts-dehydrogenate-propane/96/i16 Vanadium-bound hydroxyl groups promote reaction and ward off harmful carbon buildup 13 Apr 2018 00:05:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Quantum computing’s first steps into chemistry https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/computational-chemistry/Quantum-computings-first-steps-chemistry/96/i16 The young technology shows potential in molecular simulation and catalysis alongside classical computers 12 Apr 2018 22:53:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Optical tweezers trap two atoms in arranged marriage https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i16/Optical-tweezers-trap-two-atoms.html Fundamental advance could provide quantum-level insight into chemical reactivity 12 Apr 2018 18:59:53 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Holey graphene translates to working transistor https://cen.acs.org/materials/2-d-materials/Holey-graphene-translates-working-transistor/96/i16 Semiconductor material made via chemical synthesis has potential to be tunable 12 Apr 2018 18:56:23 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Grafeno perforado que funciona como transistor https://cen.acs.org/materials/2-d-materials/Grafeno-perforado-que-funciona-como-transistor/96/i16 Un material semiconductor obtenido mediante síntesis química con gran potencial en propiedades a la carta 12 Apr 2018 18:56:23 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Rigid tip improves atomic force microscopy imaging https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/imaging/Rigid-tip-improves-atomic-force/96/i16 An inflexible copper oxide AFM tip allows researchers to observe hydrogen bonds between molecules 12 Apr 2018 16:04:54 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sam Lemonick") Sam Lemonick Chemistry in Pictures: Nice threads https://cen.acs.org/materials/electronic-materials/Chemistry-Pictures-Nice-threads/96/web/2018/04 12 Apr 2018 14:36:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone North Carolina regulators seek court order against Chemours’s fluoroether pollution https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/North-Carolina-regulators-seek-court/96/i16 Move threatens continued operation of plant 11 Apr 2018 15:21:38 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Carbonated-water-based paint acts like high-performance coating https://cen.acs.org/environment/green-chemistry/Carbonated-water-based-paint-acts/96/i16 Slightly fizzy product could be a greener option for demanding applications 11 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl India leads increasing antibiotic consumption https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/antibiotics/India-leads-increasing-antibiotic-consumption/96/i16 10 Apr 2018 23:13:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("K. V. Venkatasubramanian") K. V. Venkatasubramanian What’s the chemistry that helps raincoats keep us dry and comfortable? https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/raincoats-evolved-keep-us-dry/96/i16 Layers of material and specialized chemistry have always been key to waterproof apparel 10 Apr 2018 21:58:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Chemistry in Pictures: A complicated way to make salt https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/04/Chemistry-Pictures-complicated-way-make.html 10 Apr 2018 16:52:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Novartis to expand gene therapy pipeline with acquisition of AveXis for $8.7 billion https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/gene-therapy/Novartis-expand-gene-therapy-pipeline/96/web/2018/04 AveXis is developing therapies for genetic diseases of the nervous system, including spinal muscular atrophy 09 Apr 2018 21:52:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Aramco plans $10 billion U.S. push https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Aramco-plans-10-billion-US/96/web/2018/04 Company’s Motiva refining arm is considering ethylene and aromatics investments 09 Apr 2018 21:52:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo North Carolina cracks down on Chemours’s fluoroether air pollution https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/North-Carolina-cracks-down-Chemourss/96/web/2018/04 State’s move threatens continued operation of plant 09 Apr 2018 17:50:58 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Evonik will close an amino acid plant https://cen.acs.org/business/agriculture/Evonik-close-amino-acid-plant/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott DSM and BASF in nutrition pacts https://cen.acs.org/business/food-ingredients/DSM-BASF-nutrition-pacts/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Bigger 3-D printers make houses and rockets https://cen.acs.org/materials/3-d-printing/Bigger-3-D-printers-make/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Solvay overhauls R&D in France and Belgium https://cen.acs.org/careers/employment/Solvay-overhauls-RD-France-Belgium/96/i15 Belgium firm aims to cut 600 jobs as part of reorganization 09 Apr 2018 05:00:16 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Lilly and Sigilon Therapeutics to develop encapsulated cell therapy for type 1 diabetes https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Lilly-Sigilon-Therapeutics-develop-encapsulated/96/i15 Sigilon’s polymer encapsulation is based on the research of MIT scientists Daniel Anderson and Robert Langer 09 Apr 2018 05:00:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Chemicals held hostage in China-U.S. trade spat https://cen.acs.org/policy/trade/Chemicals-held-hostage-China-US/96/i15 U.S. and China put forward import taxes that would affect chemical industry 09 Apr 2018 05:00:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i15/Business-Roundup.html 09 Apr 2018 05:00:15 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Roche builds multiple sclerosis portfolio https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biotechnology/Roche-builds-multiple-sclerosis-portfolio/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:14 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Terns buys Lilly liver disease compounds https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-discovery/Terns-buys-Lilly-liver-disease/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:14 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Pfizer enters pact for off-the-shelf CAR T https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/cancer/Pfizer-enters-pact-offshelf-CAR/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:14 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Data storage worth $50 million for Twist https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/nucleic-acids/Data-storage-worth-50-million/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Drug firms pick contract providers https://cen.acs.org/business/outsourcing/Drug-firms-pick-contract-providers/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Three firms join for PET package recycling https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Three-firms-join-PET-package/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:13 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Agilent seeks to regain spectrometry IP https://cen.acs.org/business/instrumentation/Agilent-seeks-regain-spectrometry-IP/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Charcoal lighter fluid goes green https://cen.acs.org/business/biobased-chemicals/Charcoal-lighter-fluid-goes-green/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Fujifilm buys U.S. cell culture business https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/biologics/Fujifilm-buys-US-cell-culture/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Reactions https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i15/Reactions.html 09 Apr 2018 05:00:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Peer review by Amazon: Could it be coming soon? https://cen.acs.org/policy/publishing/Peer-review-Amazon-coming-soon/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo Small molecule speeds up recovery after brain damage in animals https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/neuroscience/Small-molecule-speeds-recovery-brain/96/i15 Combined with rehabilitation, compound may help stroke patients regain lost motor function, researchers say 09 Apr 2018 05:00:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen China, U.S. will likely compete for 11 minerals, study says https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/geochemistry/China-US-likely-compete-11/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener") Andrea Widener California bans certain uses of HFCs, replicating EPA requirements nullified by federal court https://cen.acs.org/environment/greenhouse-gases/California-bans-certain-uses-HFCs/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Court rebuffs bid to identify former high-risk chemical sites in U.S. https://cen.acs.org/safety/industrial-safety/Court-rebuffs-bid-identify-former/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Glenn Hess, special to C&EN") Glenn Hess, special to C&EN Arctic sea ice shrinks https://cen.acs.org/environment/climate-change/Arctic-sea-ice-shrinks/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") USDA greenlights gene-edited crops https://cen.acs.org/policy/regulation/USDA-greenlights-gene-edited-crops/96/i15 Agency says techniques like CRISPR are equivalent to traditional plant-breeding methods 09 Apr 2018 05:00:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Azidophenylalanine poses explosion risk https://cen.acs.org/safety/lab-safety/Azidophenylalanine-poses-explosion-risk/96/i15 Precautions recommended when working with versatile unnatural amino acid 09 Apr 2018 05:00:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Engineered silkworms spin unusual amino acids into silk https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/synthetic-biology/Engineered-silkworms-spin-unusual-amino/96/i15 Incorporating azidophenylalanine into silk protein creates numerous possibilities for modifying the prized material with click chemistry 09 Apr 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Erika Gebel Berg") Erika Gebel Berg Making tin selenide nanoflakes for thermoelectrics https://cen.acs.org/materials/2-d-materials/Making-tin-selenide-nanoflakes-thermoelectrics/96/i15 Vapor deposition route to ultrathin films may lead to device miniaturization 09 Apr 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby A renewable energy take-back program https://cen.acs.org/energy/renewables/renewable-energy-take-back-program/96/i15 How First Solar recovers 90% of materials from its CdTe panels 09 Apr 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner") Melody M. Bomgardner Call for nominations for Nichols Medal https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Call-nominations-Nichols-Medal/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Recycling renewables https://cen.acs.org/energy/renewables/Recycling-renewables/96/i15 Can we close the loop on old batteries, wind turbines, and solar panels to keep valuable materials out of the trash? 09 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melody M. Bomgardner, Alex Scott") Melody M. Bomgardner, Alex Scott Call for papers: MWRM 2018 https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/meetings/Call-papers-MWRM-2018/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Trace proteins on texts and clothes offer insight into the past https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/art-artifacts/Trace-proteins-texts-clothes-offer/96/i15 Proteomics analyses reveal details of writers’ lives and deaths 09 Apr 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Future-oriented spending begins a tepid recovery in the chemical industry https://cen.acs.org/business/investment/Future-oriented-spending-begins-tepid/96/i15 As companies increase R&D spending, some of those funds are going to incubate external technology 09 Apr 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch ACS kicks off 50 Forward campaign https://cen.acs.org/education/outreach/ACS-kicks-off-50-Forward/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:04 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Susan J. Ainsworth") Susan J. Ainsworth <b><i>ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science</i></b> invites submissions https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/publishing/ACS-Pharmacology-Translational-Science-invites/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Radding Award seeks nominations https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Radding-Award-seeks-nominations/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang CHAL presents 2017 awards https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/CHAL-presents-2017-awards/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Florida Award to Kevin Smith https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/Florida-Award-Kevin-Smith/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang COMP names 2018 winners https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/COMP-names-2018-winners/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang HIST Award to Jeff Seeman https://cen.acs.org/people/awards/HIST-Award-Jeff-Seeman/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Corporation Associates: Industrial safety and the society https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/Corporation-Associates-Industrial-safety-society/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Diane Grob Schmidt, Chair, Committee on Corporation Associates ") Diane Grob Schmidt, Chair, Committee on Corporation Associates Battling a deadly bat fungus https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/infectious-disease/Battling-deadly-bat-fungus/96/i15 Chemical treatments offer hope—but no quick fixes—in the fight against white-nose syndrome 09 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Emma Hiolski") Emma Hiolski Oldest message in a bottle discovered, and an ancient medical text revealed https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/art-artifacts/Oldest-message-bottle-discovered-ancient/96/i15 09 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Corinna Wu") Corinna Wu Quantum computing’s first steps into chemistry https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/computational-chemistry/Quantum-computings-first-steps-chemistry/96/web/2018/04 The young technology shows potential in molecular simulation and catalysis alongside classical computers 06 Apr 2018 21:32:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Manny Morone") Manny Morone Overhaul needed for methane measurements, National Academies report says https://cen.acs.org/environment/greenhouse-gases/Overhaul-needed-methane-measurements-National/96/i16 U.S. needs better information on quantities, sources, times, and locations of greenhouse gas emissions 06 Apr 2018 15:51:30 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN") Jeff Johnson, special to C&EN Scientist gets 10 years for theft of gene-modified rice https://cen.acs.org/policy/intellectual-property/Scientist-10-years-theft-gene/96/web/2018/04 U.S. customs agents found seeds in luggage headed to China 06 Apr 2018 15:23:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Engineered brewer’s yeast make potential cancer drug https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/synthetic-biology/Engineered-brewers-yeast-make-potential/96/i15 Process eases production of noscapine, naturally made by opium poppies, and analogs 06 Apr 2018 03:01:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman GenX chemicals taint sediments https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/GenX-chemicals-taint-sediments/96/i15 For the first time, researchers find fluoroethers in North Carolina riverbed 06 Apr 2018 02:59:34 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Cheryl Hogue") Cheryl Hogue Toyobo resolves suit over defective body armor https://cen.acs.org/policy/litigation/Toyobo-resolves-suit-over-defective/96/i15 Japanese fiber maker to pay U.S. government $66 million for garments that were not bulletproof 06 Apr 2018 02:53:52 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Rocks are a missing piece of the nitrogen cycle https://cen.acs.org/environment/climate-change/Rocks-missing-piece-nitrogen-cycle/96/i15 Biogeochemists argue that rocks supply a significant source of the element, which could have implications for climate models 05 Apr 2018 23:18:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katherine Bourzac") Katherine Bourzac Radical new way to control chirality https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i15/Radical-new-way-control-chirality.html Two-catalyst radical reaction adds a variety of groups to nitrogen rings enantioselectively 05 Apr 2018 19:43:23 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Chemistry in Pictures: Tornado in a flask https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Chemistry-Pictures-Tornado-flask/96/web/2018/04 05 Apr 2018 19:21:40 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor MOFs strike tumors in mice with two-fisted blows https://cen.acs.org/materials/metal-organic-frameworks/MOFs-strike-tumors-mice-two/96/i15 Drug-loaded compound combines radiotherapy and immunotherapy tumor treatment 05 Apr 2018 12:25:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Watch presentations from ‘Science of Sexual Harassment’ symposium https://cen.acs.org/careers/women-in-science/Watch-presentations-Science-Sexual-Harassmentsymposium/96/i15 Speakers discussed psychology of harassment and how to help stop it 05 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Engineered silkworms spin unusual amino acids into silk https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/synthetic-biology/Engineered-silkworms-spin-unusual-amino/96/web/2018/04 Incorporating azidophenylalanine into the silk protein creates a slew of possibilities for modifying the prized material with click chemistry 04 Apr 2018 23:07:43 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Erika Gebel Berg") Erika Gebel Berg Chemistry in Pictures: Crystal sisters https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/chemical-bonding/Chemistry-Pictures-Crystal-sisters/96/web/2018/04 04 Apr 2018 21:37:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexandra Taylor") Alexandra Taylor Conjugate sneaks antibiotic into Gram-negative bacteria https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/antibiotics/Conjugate-sneaks-antibiotic-Gram-negative/96/i15 Molecular Trojan horse tricks microbes into unleashing weapon of their own destruction 04 Apr 2018 19:42:21 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Cryo-electron microscopy reveals how protein crystals grow https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/structural-biology/Cryo-electron-microscopy-reveals-protein/96/i15 Insights allow researchers to control crystallization and could be used to aid drug formulation 04 Apr 2018 18:14:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl La microscopía crioelectrónica desvela cómo crecen los cristales de proteínas https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/structural-biology/La-microscopia-crioelectronica-desvela-como-crecen-los-cristales-de-proteinas/96/i15 Este descubrimiento permite a los investigadores controlar la cristalización y podría emplearse para ayudar en la formulación de medicamentos. 04 Apr 2018 18:14:27 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Impact factor creator and chemical information pioneer Eugene Garfield honored https://cen.acs.org/policy/publishing/Impact-factor-creator-chemical-information/96/i15 Speakers at the recent ACS national meeting celebrated how Garfield conceived of and developed information tools now integral to the modern scientific enterprise 04 Apr 2018 15:24:58 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman Welcome to your new chemistry homepage https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/publishing/Welcome-new-chemistry-homepage/96/web/2018/04 The new cen.acs.org showcases what’s making chemistry news today 03 Apr 2018 22:53:17 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Amanda Yarnell") Amanda Yarnell Wacker makes vinyl acetate from cellulose https://cen.acs.org/materials/biobased-materials/Wacker-makes-vinyl-acetate-cellulose/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Powerful acid prevails upon reluctant alkenes to react https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Powerful-acid-prevails-upon-reluctant/96/i14 Unactivated alkenes yield to Brønsted acid catalyst to form new chiral C–O centers 02 Apr 2018 05:00:12 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Tien Nguyen") Tien Nguyen Chameleon-inspired elastomer stiffens and changes color when stretched https://cen.acs.org/materials/biobased-materials/Chameleon-inspired-elastomer-stiffens-changes/96/i14 Networks containing bottle-brush polymer gives the material its color-shifting and skinlike properties 02 Apr 2018 05:00:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bethany Halford") Bethany Halford Potent insecticidal peptide found in worms https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/biochemistry/Potent-insecticidal-peptide-found-worms/96/i14 Cyclic peptide is 100 times as toxic to insects as to mammals, suggesting commercial potential 02 Apr 2018 05:00:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Stu Borman") Stu Borman New class of antibiotics identified https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/drug-discovery/New-class-antibiotics-identified/96/i14 Synthetic retinoids kill methicillin-resistant Staph infections and persisters associated with chronic infections 02 Apr 2018 05:00:11 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud Model explains stability of extreme-pressure helium compounds https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/theoretical-chemistry/Model-explains-stability-extreme-pressure/96/i14 Study deepens understanding of noble-gas reactivity, inertness, and geochemistry 02 Apr 2018 05:00:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Microbes possess chemical memory https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/infectious-disease/Microbes-possess-chemical-memory/96/i14 Molecule passes message to make biofilms to new generations 02 Apr 2018 05:00:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl A new look https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/publishing/new-look/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:10 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Bibiana Campos Seijo") Bibiana Campos Seijo Xylitol plant set for Canada https://cen.acs.org/environment/green-chemistry/Xylitol-plant-set-Canada/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Reactions https://cen.acs.org/education/undergraduate-education/Reactions/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") U.S. files complaint over China’s patent policies https://cen.acs.org/policy/intellectual-property/US-files-complaint-over-Chinas/96/i14 China accused of discriminating against foreign technology holders 02 Apr 2018 05:00:09 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Glenn Hess, special to C&EN") Glenn Hess, special to C&EN Borealis to study Kazakh cracker https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Borealis-study-Kazakh-cracker/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo Mitsui Chemicals expands in the U.S. https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Mitsui-Chemicals-expands-US/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Aerospace growth leads to composites alliances https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i14/Aerospace-growth-leads-composites-alliances.html 02 Apr 2018 05:00:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Chemicals at risk in spat with China https://cen.acs.org/policy/trade/Chemicals-risk-spat-China/96/i14 Trade in chemicals between the U.S. and China is robust and roughly equal 02 Apr 2018 05:00:08 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay GSK buys out Novartis in OTC venture https://cen.acs.org/business/consumer-products/GSK-buys-Novartis-OTC-venture/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Takeda considers a takeover of Shire https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/Takeda-considers-takeover-Shire/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Dracen launches for immunometabolism https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/Dracen-launches-immunometabolism/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:07 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Lisa M. Jarvis") Lisa M. Jarvis Oxford Nanopore raises $140 million https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/genomics/Oxford-Nanopore-raises-140-million/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Givaudan buys more natural ingredients https://cen.acs.org/business/specialty-chemicals/Givaudan-buys-natural-ingredients/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Business Roundup https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i14/Business-Roundup.html 02 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Partnership formed for phthalate substitute https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Partnership-formed-phthalate-substitute/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:06 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McCoy") Michael McCoy Plaskolite buys a Covestro business https://cen.acs.org/materials/polymers/Plaskolite-buys-Covestro-business/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:05 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Marc S. Reisch") Marc S. Reisch Scenes from the ACS national meeting in New Orleans https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/acs-meeting-news/Scenes-ACS-national-meeting-New/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Rise of the smartish machines https://cen.acs.org/business/informatics/Rise-smartish-machines/96/i14 As artificial intelligence ignites in pharmaceutical labs, it also exhibits its limits 02 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Rick Mullin") Rick Mullin Livestock emissions still up in the air https://cen.acs.org/environment/pollution/Livestock-emissions-still-air/96/i14 Congress exempts farms from reporting air pollutants to federal agencies, leaving states to deal with animal waste releases 02 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Britt E. Erickson") Britt E. Erickson Outreach milestone: Chemistry and the environment https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/Outreach-milestone-Chemistry-environment/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:02 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Michael McGinnis, Chair, ACS Committee on Community Activities") Michael McGinnis, Chair, ACS Committee on Community Activities Recycling used gum, and cycling through tattoo-munching cells https://cen.acs.org/materials/biobased-materials/Recycling-used-gum-cycling-through/96/i14 02 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Carmen Drahl") Carmen Drahl Photoswitchable drugs could light the way to more targeted treatments https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/medicinal-chemistry/Photoswitchable-drugs-light-way-targeted/96/i14 Compounds switched on and off with light may limit side effects when used against cancer, blindness, and other disorders 02 Apr 2018 05:00:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson") Katharine Sanderson Perspectives: Augmented intelligence https://cen.acs.org/business/informatics/Perspectives-Augmented-intelligence/96/i14 Smart machines may run the lab of the future, but not without human intervention 02 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Nick Lynch") Nick Lynch Tempest Therapeutics launch shows IDO inhibitors are still hot https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/oncology/Tempest-Therapeutics-launch-shows-IDO/96/i14 The start-up unveils with $70 million in series B funding to develop cancer immunotherapy compounds, including an IDO1 inhibitor 02 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Ryan Cross") Ryan Cross Catalyst frees hydrogen from seawater https://cen.acs.org/energy/hydrogen-power/Catalyst-frees-hydrogen-seawater/96/web/2018/03 New solar-powered electrolysis system avoids briny bugbears like chlorine production 30 Mar 2018 16:47:59 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mark Peplow") Mark Peplow Fluorescent sensor provides early warning for blocked catheters https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chemistry/diagnostics/Fluorescent-sensor-provides-early-warning/96/web/2018/03 The sensor releases green dye about 14 hours before a catheter tube clogs with minerals produced following a urinary infection 30 Mar 2018 16:47:46 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Melissae Fellet") Melissae Fellet Finding a mentor https://cen.acs.org/careers/career-tips/Finding-mentor/96/i14 30 Mar 2018 15:36:44 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Brought to you by ACS Careers") Brought to you by ACS Careers Good news for U.S. science in federal spending law https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/news-US-science-federal-spending/96/i14 R&D support hits all-time high in legislation funding the government for the rest of fiscal 2018 30 Mar 2018 15:34:50 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener, Britt E. Erickson and Cheryl Hogue") Andrea Widener, Britt E. Erickson and Cheryl Hogue Canada recommits to basic science https://cen.acs.org/policy/research-funding/Canada-recommits-basic-science/96/i14 Trudeau government proposes to add 4 billion Canadian dollars over five years for research programs 30 Mar 2018 15:28:33 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Sharon Oosthoek , special to C&EN") Sharon Oosthoek , special to C&EN Nanoparticle catalysts communicate across distances https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Nanoparticle-catalysts-communicate-across-distances/96/i14 Reactions at one active site influence reactions at other sites within the same particle and between nearby particles 30 Mar 2018 14:47:18 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Nanopartículas catalíticas que se comunican a distancia https://cen.acs.org/synthesis/catalysis/Nanoparticulas-cataliticas-que-se-comunican-a-distancia/96/i14 Reacciones que tienen lugar en un sitio activo influyen en otros centros activos, tanto de la misma partícula como de otras cercanas 30 Mar 2018 14:47:18 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Mitch Jacoby") Mitch Jacoby Weird magnetic behavior could improve computer memory https://cen.acs.org/materials/electronic-materials/Weird-magnetic-behavior-improve-computer/96/i14 Findings suggest ways to build low-power memory devices 30 Mar 2018 13:24:31 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katherine Bourzac, special to C&EN") Katherine Bourzac, special to C&EN Nova plans ethylene export terminal https://cen.acs.org/business/petrochemicals/Nova-plans-ethylene-export-terminal/96/i14 The project is one of several ongoing for the Canadian petrochemical maker 30 Mar 2018 13:23:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alexander H. Tullo") Alexander H. Tullo AkzoNobel will sell chemical division to the Carlyle Group and GIC for $12.5 billion https://cen.acs.org/business/mergers-acquisitions/AkzoNobel-sell-chemical-division-Carlyle/96/i14 New owners say they are looking to expand the business 30 Mar 2018 13:23:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Alex Scott") Alex Scott Death-cap mushroom toxin synthesized https://cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/natural-products/Death-cap-mushroom-toxin-synthesized/96/i14 Route devised for α-amanitin, one of the deadliest known toxins 30 Mar 2018 13:23:37 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Celia Henry Arnaud") Celia Henry Arnaud COF filters out small organic molecules from water https://cen.acs.org/environment/water/COF-filters-small-organic-molecules/96/i14 Porous materials might help wastewater treatment plants remove pharmaceuticals from sewage 30 Mar 2018 13:22:49 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN") Katharine Sanderson, special to C&EN The chemistry of modern moonshine https://cen.acs.org/environment/food-science/chemistry-modern-moonshine/96/i14 Whiskey’s rougher cousin gets a makeover 30 Mar 2018 13:19:55 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Kerri Jansen") Kerri Jansen New Orleans hosts ACS national meeting https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/i13/New-Orleans-hosts-ACS-national.html Council selects 2019 nominees for president-elect, raises membership fee to $175 26 Mar 2018 15:27:42 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Linda Wang") Linda Wang Chemistry in Pictures: A bright morning https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/03/Chemistry-Pictures-bright-morning.html 28 Mar 2018 19:19:01 +0000 nobody@acs.org("") Chemicals at risk in spat with China https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/03/Chemicals-risk-spat-China.html Trade in chemicals between the U.S. and China is robust and roughly equal 26 Mar 2018 20:11:47 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Jean-François Tremblay") Jean-François Tremblay Good news for U.S. science in federal funding law https://cen.acs.org/content/cen/articles/96/web/2018/03/news-US-science-federal-funding.html R&D support hits an all-time high in the legislation, which Congress passed and President Trump signed last week 26 Mar 2018 17:25:00 +0000 nobody@acs.org("Andrea Widener, Britt Erickson, Cheryl Hogue") Andrea Widener, Britt Erickson, Cheryl Hogue