ACS Editors’ Choice: The Past and Future of Conducting/Semiconducting Conjugated Polymers — and More!

This week: The past and future of conducting/semiconducting conjugated polymers, synthetic approaches to the new drugs approved during 2015, carbon dioxide as a traceless caramelization promotor — 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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Synthetic Approaches to the New Drugs Approved During 2015

J. Med. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00010
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Introduction of Anionic Surfactants to Copolymer Micelles: A Key to Improving Utilization Efficiency of P123 in Synthesis of Mesoporous Aluminosilicates

Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b01142
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Ecological Change Drives a Decline in Mercury Concentrations in Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bears

Environ. Sci. Technol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b00812
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Synthesis Gas Conversion over Rh-Based Catalysts Promoted by Fe and Mn

ACS Catal., 2017, 7, pp 4550–4563
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b01381
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Digestive Ripening: A Fine Chemical Machining Process on the Nanoscale

Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00193
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Carbon Dioxide as a Traceless Caramelization Promotor: Preparation of Prebiotic Difructose Dianhydrides (DFAs)-Enriched Caramels from d-Fructose

J. Agric. Food Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b01601
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50th Anniversary Perspective: Conducting/Semiconducting Conjugated Polymers. A Personal Perspective on the Past and the Future

Macromolecules, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00582
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