ACS Editors’ Choice: Robot Skin and Regenerating Axons

This week: smart skin for robots, repairing injured neurons  — 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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Discovery, Optimization, and Biological Evaluation of Sulfonamidoacetamides as an Inducer of Axon Regeneration

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J. Med. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b00015
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Chemical Biology in the Embryo: In Situ Imaging of Sulfur Biochemistry in Normal and Proteoglycan-Deficient Cartilage Matrix
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Biochemistry, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.5b01136
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Molecular Modeling of Water Interfaces: From Molecular Spectroscopy to Thermodynamics

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J. Phys. Chem. B, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b01012
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In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy Modulation of Transport in Graphene Nanoribbons

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ACS Nano, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b01419
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Transformation of Streptonigrin to Streptonigrone: Flavin Reductase-Mediated Flavin-Catalyzed Concomitant Oxidative Decarboxylation of Picolinic Acid Derivatives

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ACS Catal., 2016, 6, pp 2831–2835
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b00154
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Self-Powered Analogue Smart Skin

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ACS Nano, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b07074
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Lab-on-a-Drone: Toward Pinpoint Deployment of Smartphone-Enabled Nucleic Acid-Based Diagnostics for Mobile Health Care
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Anal. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b04153
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