ACS Editors’ Choice: Novel Methods of Agricultural Pest Control and More!

This week: Novel methods of agricultural pest control, lead-free perovskite solar cells, fighting neurodegenerative diseases with antioxidants — 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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Neuroprotective Effects of Bioavailable Polyphenol-Derived Metabolites against Oxidative Stress-Induced Cytotoxicity in Human Neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y Cells
jf-2016-04538u_0006
J. Agric. Food Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b04538

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Alkene Insertions into a Ru–PR2 Bond
om-2016-00757z_0022
Organometallics, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00757
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Regioselective Copper-Catalyzed Boracarboxylation of Vinyl Arenes
ol-2016-03326c_0008
Org. Lett., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03326
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Terminal-Specific Interaction between Double-Stranded DNA Layers: Colloidal Dispersion Behavior and Surface Force
la-2016-03470d_0007
Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03470
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Spin-Delocalization in a Helical Open-Shell Hydrocarbon
jo-2016-02246r_0009
J. Org. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02246
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Microwave-Triggered Smart Drug Release from Liposomes Co-encapsulating Doxorubicin and Salt for Local Combined Hyperthermia and Chemotherapy of Cancer
bc-2016-006039_0008
Bioconjugate Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.6b00603
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Analyzing the Role of Science Practices in ACS Exam Items
ed-2016-006598_0005
J. Chem. Educ., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00659
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Harnessing Insect–Microbe Chemical Communications To Control Insect Pests of Agricultural Systems
jf-2016-04298k_0004
J. Agric. Food Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b04298
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Following DNA Compaction During the Cell Cycle by X-ray Nanodiffraction
nn-2016-05034a_0008
ACS Nano, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b05034
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Toward Lead-Free Perovskite Solar Cells
nz-2016-00499f_0005
ACS Energy Lett., 2016, 1, pp 1233–1240
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00499
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Updating the U.S. Life Cycle GHG Petroleum Baseline to 2014 with Projections to 2040 Using Open-Source Engineering-Based Models
es-2016-028192_0005
Environ. Sci. Technol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02819
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Determination of the Relative Configuration of Terminal and Spiroepoxides by Computational Methods. Advantages of the Inclusion of Unscaled Data
jo-2016-02129b_0009
J. Org. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02129
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A Rieske-Type Oxygenase of Pseudomonas sp. BIOMIG1 Converts Benzalkonium Chlorides to Benzyldimethyl Amine
es-2016-03705u_0006
Environ. Sci. Technol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03705
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Switching from Controlled Ring-Opening Polymerization (cROP) to Controlled Ring-Closing Depolymerization (cRCDP) by Adjusting the Reaction Parameters That Determine the Ceiling Temperature
bm-2016-01375g_0010
Biomacromolecules, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b01375
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