ACS Editors’ Choice: Identifying Forensically Important Insect Eggs — and More!

This week: Identifying forensically important insect eggs, improving NiZn battery cycling life, teaching general chemistry from rich contexts — 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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Facile Synthesis of Ni(OH)2/Carbon Nanofiber Composites for Improving NiZn Battery Cycling Life

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01048
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Highly Scalable Synthesis of MoS2 Thin Films with Precise Thickness Control via Polymer-Assisted Deposition

Chem. Mater., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b01605
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Beyond “Inert” Ideas to Teaching General Chemistry from Rich Contexts: Visualizing the Chemistry of Climate Change (VC3)

J. Chem. Educ., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b01009
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Predehydration and Ice Seeding in the Presence of Trehalose Enable Cell Cryopreservation

ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00201
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Species Identification of Necrophagous Insect Eggs Based on Amino Acid Profile Differences Revealed by Direct Analysis in Real Time-High Resolution Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01708
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N-Acylbenzenesulfonamide Dihydro-1,3,4-oxadiazole Hybrids: Seeking Selectivity toward Carbonic Anhydrase Isoforms

ACS Med. Chem. Lett., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.7b00205
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Surface Water Dependent Properties of Sulfur-Rich Molybdenum Sulfides: Electrolyteless Gas Phase Water Splitting

ACS Nano, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b01632
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