ACS Editors’ Choice: Engineering Defects to Create Superior Nanomaterials — and more!

This week: Engineering defects to create superior nanomaterials,  interactions of emulsion drops and gas bubbles in complex fluids, targeted photothermal breast cancer therap — 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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Evolutionary Covariance Combined with Molecular Dynamics Predicts a Framework for Allostery in the MutS DNA Mismatch Repair Protein

J. Phys. Chem. B, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b11976
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Visualization of mycobacterial membrane dynamics in live cells

J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b12541
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Defect Engineering: A Path toward Exceeding Perfection

ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (2), pp 663–669
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00500

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Surface Forces and Interaction Mechanisms of Emulsion Drops and Gas Bubbles in Complex Fluids

Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04669
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Bioconjugation of Gold Nanobipyramids for SERS Detection and Targeted Photothermal Therapy in Breast Cancer

ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00021
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Antiparasitic Lead Discovery: Toward Optimization of a Chemotype with Activity Against Multiple Protozoan Parasites

ACS Med. Chem. Lett., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.7b00011
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DNA Adduct Profiles Predict in Vitro Cell Viability after Treatment with the Experimental Anticancer Prodrug PR104A

Chem. Res. Toxicol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00412
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