Unprocessed raw cotton may be an ecologically friendly, lower cost solution to clean up oil spills, according to a report published in the American Chemical Society journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. The report, Crude Oil Sorption by Raw Cotton, describes research by scientists at Texas Tech University and includes some of the first scientific [...]
The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series describes the first mobile application to foster wider use of the environmentally friendly and sustainable principles of green chemistry. read more
Results of HyperSolar's Sponsored Research Published by Leading Academic Publication American Chemical Society Journal highlights work on low cost nanoparticles for solar to hydrogen production performed by HyperSolar's research team at the University of California, Santa Barbara SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HyperSolar, Inc. Show More Summary
Over at the Baran group's "Open Flask" blog, there's a post on the number of total synthesis papers that show up in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. I'm reproducing one of the figures below, the percentage of JACS papers...Show More Summary
Last week, at the meeting of the American Chemical Society, researcher Joesph Wang and his lab presented some new concepts for microrockets that can operate inside the body. These self-propelled devices are able to fuel themselves using the surrounding natural environment. Show More Summary
An editorial essay by American Chemical Society (ACS) officers Bassam Shakhashiri and Peter Bell (Science 5 April 2013) extends a gracious invitation for a "respectful conversation" about Climate Change. Yet when I tried to respond, the editors of Science refused to print it.
As can be seen by the numerous posts from the Classical blogosphere, I’m in catchup mode after a hectic week and one item which has been bugging me big time is a report about a talk given at the American Chemical Society … we’ll deal with the press release version: In the latest achievement in [...]
Some of the rice imported into the United States contains high levels of lead, according to a scientific study presented at an American Chemical Society meeting in New Orleans this week. The researchers calculate that based on the levels...Show More Summary
An analysis of imported brands found surprising levels of the metal. Reporting at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, a group of researchers lead by Tsanangurayi Tongesayi, an associate professor of chemistry at Monmouth University in New Jersey announced the results of their analysis of rice from Asia, Europe and South America. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, the American Chemical Society brought us great news about chocolate; now it's time for the incredible edible egg to get its moment in the spotlight. An animal study by Clemson University researchers, presented yesterday...Show More Summary
The American Chemical Society decides to put themselves into the climate communications business. From their press release: Understanding climate science: A scientist’s responsibility to communicate with the public NEW ORLEANS, April 8, 2013 — With global climate change and the … Continue reading ?
It may soon be possible to have your chocolate and eat it too, thanks to a “healthier” version with all the benefits and half the fat. Reporting at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, researchers from the UniversityShow More Summary
The American Chemical Society's annual meeting is being held this week in New Orleans, with this year's emphasis on energy and food. And the conference kicked off yesterday with this bombshell of an announcement: Scientists at the University of Warwick in the U.K. Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS, April 7, 2013 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced awarding the first grants in a new initiative intended to increase understanding of the science underpinning global climate change among thousands of people around the country. read more
NEW ORLEANS, April 7, 2013 — At least nine Nobel laureates have research that will be presented here this week during the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Research...Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS, April 7, 2013 — Renowned for its cuisine and chefs and as a global hub of the energy industry, New Orleans this week hosts what news media have described as the "World Series of Science," one of the year's largest and most important scientific conferences. Show More Summary
This is sure to get some enviros in a tizzy. From Chemical and Engineering News of the American Chemical Society: Nuclear Power Prevents More Deaths Than It Causes Climate Change: Study estimates that nuclear energy leads to substantially fewer pollution-related … Continue reading ?
With millions of eggs about to have their annual encounter with red, green, blue and other dyes this holiday weekend, the American Chemical Society (ACS) today released a new video that will egg people on in discovering the chemistry that underpins the process. The video is at http://www.BytesizeScience.com. read more
A commercially viable way to burn coal while capturing the CO2 emissions is moving closer to reality. Researchers at the American Chemical Society (ACS) recently reported the achievement of a new milestone on the path to commercial use,...Show More Summary
Anyone who needs a reason not to overindulge on St. Patrick's Day — or on any other day of the year — can view a new American Chemical Society (ACS) video on alcohol's effects on the body at http://www.BytesizeScience.com. read more