ACS Editor’s Choice: Fighting Infections, Preparing Graphene — And More!

This week: research into the treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, the scalable preparation of high-quality graphene, the study of ultralow interfacial tensions — 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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Mechanical Characterization of Ultralow Interfacial Tension Oil-in-Water Droplets by Thermal Capillary Wave Analysis in a Microfluidic Device

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Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b04702

 

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Kinetic Study of Hydrogen Evolution Reaction over Strained MoS2 with Sulfur Vacancies Using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy

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J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b01377

 

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Computational Models for Human and Animal Hepatotoxicity with a Global Application Scope

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Chem. Res. Toxicol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.5b00465

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Discovery of Potent Benzofuran-Derived Diapophytoene Desaturase (CrtN) Inhibitors with Enhanced Oral Bioavailability for the Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections

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J. Med. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.5b01984

 

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Black-Box Description of Electron Correlation with the Spin-Extended Configuration Interaction Model: Implementation and Assessment

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J. Chem. Theory Comput., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.6b00137
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Synthesis of Itaconic Acid Ester Analogues via Self-Aldol Condensation of Ethyl Pyruvate Catalyzed by Hafnium BEA Zeolites

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ACS Catal., 2016, 6, pp 2739–2744
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b00561

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Room-Temperature Intercalation and ∼1000-Fold Chemical Expansion for Scalable Preparation of High-Quality Graphene

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Chem. Mater., Article ASAP

DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b05043

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