ACS Editors’ Choice: Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Hydrogenation of CO2 to Formate — and More!

This week:  Heterogeneous catalysts for the hydrogenation of CO2 to formate, insights into the optothermal properties of core/shell microbeads, melting of the Au20 gold cluster — 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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Information-Theoretic Approaches to Atoms-in-Molecules: Hirshfeld Family of Partitioning Schemes

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J. Phys. Chem. A, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b08966
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Design Strategy toward Recyclable and Highly Efficient Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Hydrogenation of CO2 to Formate

ACS Catal., 2018, 8, pp 4346–4353
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b00392
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 Next-Generation Water-Soluble Homogeneous Catalysts for Conversion of Glycerol to Lactic Acid

Organometallics, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00081
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Discovery of Novel Dual Mechanism of Action Src Signaling and Tubulin Polymerization Inhibitors (KX2-391 and KX2-361)

J. Med. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b00164
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Non-Plasmonic SERS with Silicon: Is It Really Safe? New Insights into the Optothermal Properties of Core/Shell Microbeads

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9, pp 2127–2132
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b00662
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Chronic Toxicity of Binary Mixtures of Six Metals (Ag, Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn) to the Great Pond Snail Lymnaea stagnalis

Environ. Sci. Technol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b06554
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Melting of the Au20 Gold Cluster: Does Charge Matter?

J. Phys. Chem. A, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b12522
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