ACS Editors’ Choice: Converting Waste Papers to Fluorescent Carbon Dots

This week: Converting waste papers to fluorescent carbon dots, damage-responsive microcapsules, Highly elastic biodegradable single-network hydrogel for cell printing — 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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Quantitative Profiling of Protein Carbonylations in Ferroptosis by an Aniline-Derived Probe

J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b01462ACS
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Damage-Responsive Microcapsules for Amplified Photoacoustic Detection of Microcracks in Polymers

Chem. Mater., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b00457
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Ozonation of Para-Substituted Phenolic Compounds Yields p-Benzoquinones, Other Cyclic α,β-Unsaturated Ketones, and Substituted Catechols

Environ. Sci. Technol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00011
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A General Synthetic Route to Polycyclic Aromatic Dicarboximides by Palladium-Catalyzed Annulation Reaction

J. Org. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00301
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Structure from Dynamics: Vibrational Dynamics of Interfacial Water as a Probe of Aqueous Heterogeneity

J. Phys. Chem. B, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b10574
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Converting Waste Papers to Fluorescent Carbon Dots in the Recycling Process without Loss of Ionic Liquids and Bioimaging Applications

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00353
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Highly Elastic Biodegradable Single-Network Hydrogel for Cell Printing

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b01294
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