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The tricky task of marketing biomass-balanced plastics

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 22:25
A new approach to reducing fossil-fuel inputs is a tough sell

Scientific journal publishers take different tacks against ResearchGate

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:04
One group settles with and another sues the scientific networking site

Biogen and Ionis join in $1 billion neuroscience pact

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:57
The 10-year deal is a substantial bet on antisense technology

Panel gives green light to cannabidiol drug

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:57
FDA to decide on approval in June

Dye, light, and sound reveal tiny cracks deep inside a material

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:43
Gel-filled microcapsules could help photoacoustic imaging to provide an early warning of faults within medical implants, planes, or pipeline coatings

Behind the scenes, scientifically, at In-Cosmetics

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 05:46
First-ever R&D tours are kicked off at annual ingredient showcase in Amsterdam

Merck’s Ebola vaccine offers lasting protection

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 05:46
Antibodies against the pernicious virus persisted two years after inoculation

Japanese researchers discover new supply of rare earths

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 05:39
However, the specific rare earths found may not be those of most value to industry

[ASAP] Escape Classroom: The Leblanc Process—An Educational “Escape Game”

Journal of Chemical Education - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 23:00

TOC Graphic

Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00690

Pressure control helps NMR analyze protein as it folds

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:56
Detailed views could find use in studying folding-related diseases

ACS sets its fall election ballot

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:38
Two chemistry professors run for 2019 president-elect

Periodic graphics: How is plastic recycled?

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:53
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

Diamonds from rare meteorites hint at crowded early solar system

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:26
The minerals may have formed in a body as big as Mars

Future of U.S. biomedical research enterprise threatened by academic imbalances

C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:14
Postdocs, early career scientists need more support, National Academies study says