ACS Editors’ Choice: Choosing the Right Solvent — And More!

This week: a deep dive into solvent selection frameworks, a study of nanomotions in nanotubes, a look into the worrying rise of phosphorus levels in streams and lakes — and more!

Each and every day, ACS grants free access to a new peer-reviewed research article from one of the Society’s journals. These articles are specially chosen by a team of scientific editors of ACS journals from around the world to highlight the transformative power of chemistry. Access to these articles will remain open to all as a public service.

Check out this week’s picks!

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Interaction of the Hydrophobic Tip of an Atomic Force Microscope with Oligopeptides Immobilized Using Short and Long Tethers

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Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b04618

 

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Critical Length of PEG Grafts on lPEI/DNA Nanoparticles for Efficient in Vivo Delivery

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ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.5b00551

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Continental-Scale Increase in Lake and Stream Phosphorus: Are Oligotrophic Systems Disappearing in the United States?

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Environ. Sci. Technol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05950

 

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Metalloprotein Crystallography: More than a Structure

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Acc. Chem. Res., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00538

 

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Toward a More Holistic Framework for Solvent Selection

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Org. Process Res. Dev., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00015

 

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Single Nanotube Voltammetry: Current Fluctuations Are Due to Physical Motion of the Nanotube

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J. Phys. Chem. C, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00681

 

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Order/Disorder Dynamics in a Dodecanethiol-Capped Gold Nanoparticles Supracrystal by Small-Angle Ultrafast Electron Diffraction

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Nano Lett., Article ASAP

DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00355

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