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Tattoo inks go more than skin deep

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:27
New study reports that nanoparticles from the inks end up in lymph nodes

Calorie restriction slows age-related epigenetic changes

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 00:00
Scientists report a potential epigenetic link between calorie-restricted diet and longevity

Ethanol from trashy sources advances

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 00:00
Firms turn to garbage and wheat straw to make the fuel alcohol

Reforming a Large Foundational Course: Successes and Challenges

Journal of Chemical Education - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:00

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Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00397

Metallopeptide catalyst eases synthesis of antibody-drug conjugates

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:05
A promising drug-targeting approach is made easier thanks to a new rhodium-based catalyst

Practicing What We Preach: Assessing “Critical Thinking” in Organic Chemistry

Journal of Chemical Education - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:54

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Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00335

Exploring Matter: An Interactive, Inexpensive Chemistry Exhibit for Museums

Journal of Chemical Education - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:36

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Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b01024

Industry is too focused on applied research, chemists say in survey

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:18
Chemical enterprise must also address image problem to attract top talent

Synthetic receptors imitate GPCRs

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:40
Vesicle signaling system could deliver drugs on command

Kuraray snags Calgon Carbon for $1.1 billion

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:40
Japanese acquirer says the activated carbon maker will make it a global force in filtration media

Triple Boston biotech launch includes Kaleido, LifeMine, and Disarm Therapeutics

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:58
Start-ups aim to modulate the microbiome, trawl fungal genomes for drugs, and prevent axon degeneration

Molecular machine builds set of chiral molecules

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:18
Machine ‘arm’ swivels back and forth to add pieces stereoselectively

3-D printers make aluminum pieces without cracks

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:01
Nanoparticles help print metal alloys more effectively

Learn on the Move: A Problem-Based Induction Activity for New University Chemistry Students

Journal of Chemical Education - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:09

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Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00399

Copper nanoparticles could help recycle CO<sub>2</sub> into fuel

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 13:28
New catalyst converts carbon dioxide to two- and three-carbon compounds

BASF to buy Solvay’s nylon business for $1.9 billion

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 13:28
Deal provides back integration to adiponitrile, a key raw material

Concept Inventories: Predicting the Wrong Answer May Boost Performance

Journal of Chemical Education - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:11

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Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00427

NSF funds 30 faculty research fellowships through new EPSCoR initiative

National Science Foundation - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:00

Researcher Georgina Gibson with Fairbanks, Alaska, in the background.

New awards from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) will provide 30 non-tenured researchers with fellowships, partnering them with premier research centers and enhancing their ability to work at the frontiers of science and engineering.

The NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-4 fellowship awards total roughly $5.6 million and are ...
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