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September 7, 2017

What Researchers Should Know About Science Communication

By Maya Pottiger

What is science communication and why does it matter? During the 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Washington D.C., seven speakers came together at Busboys & Poets to discuss effective ways of communicating science to the public. The speakers included Jordan Axelson, Ph.D., Mass Media Fellow, AAAS; Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Matt […]

February 6, 2017

Why Science Communication is an Essential Skill in 2017

By Jesse Stanchak

The following is an excerpt from the report “Top 10 Trends Driving Science,” a look at the social, political, and economic forces affecting researchers in 2017. The landscape in which science communication takes place is changing. Information spreads faster. It’s easier for a finding to become distorted. If a finding proves controversial, opposition can spring […]

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December 5, 2016

What Will Science Communication Look Like a Decade from Now?

By Suzanne Jansze

Most of us can remember a time when we wrote reports by hand or with a typewriter and when we had to go to the library to look something up in hardcopy books. I count myself fortunate that the personal computer came along relatively early in my education. The internet followed soon after, evolving from […]

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August 4, 2017

Eavesdropping on Plant–Insect–Microbe Chemical Communications in Agricultural Ecology

By John J. Beck, Baldwyn Torto, and Rachel L. Vannette

The following is an excerpt from an editorial that originally appeared in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. This Virtual Issue highlights recent work published in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (JAFC) on important research into the complex network of volatile chemical communications among plants, insects, and microbes. Articles within the Virtual Issue are […]

February 21, 2017

ACS Central Science Earns Prestigious PROSE Award

By Selenah Njoloma

When ACS Publications launched ACS Central Science in 2015, it aimed to chart a new course in how innovative research is shared not just with the scientific community, but with the public at large. That approach recently earned the journal the prestigious PROSE Journal/Award for Innovation. Presented by the Association of American Publishers, the PROSE […]

January 25, 2017

Most-Read Chemistry Articles of 2016: Materials Science & Engineering

By Jesse Stanchak

There are lots of different ways to look at the reach of an article. You can look at citations, Altmetric Attention Scores, awards, and more. One way to consider the influence of an article is just by looking at how many people chose to read it. To that end, we’ve compiled lists of the five […]

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July 18, 2016

Best Chemistry Blogs: 5 Science Blogs Worth Bookmarking

By Jesse Stanchak

ACS Axial offers new blog posts for chemists every day. But it isn’t the only great blog for chemists out there. As a service to readers, we occasionally highlight the best chemistry blogs. Check out our list of the best chemistry blogs. Each blog on this list is worth a bookmark: Scientific publishing is full […]

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April 22, 2016

Environmental Science & Technology Letters Honors Earth Day

By Freddy Tellez

Did you know the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters (ES&T Letters) is an international environmental forum for rapid communications on experimental and theoretical results of exceptional timeliness in all aspects of environmental science, and short reviews on emerging environmental science & technology topics? The topics covered are highly relevant to the preservation of […]

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September 14, 2017

Librarians Make Connections at the ACS National Meeting in Washington DC

By Theresa M Nawalaniec

I’m grateful to ACS Publications for providing me with this wonderful opportunity to attend the 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, whose theme was “Chemistry’s Impact on the Global Economy.” When I was awarded one of the ACS Travel Grants for Librarians to attend my first ACS Meeting, I was very happy. I’ve been an ACS […]

September 11, 2017

How to Write a Letter to the Editor for Non-Scientific Publications

By Stephanie Monasky

It’s not always easy to communicate your research to the general public. Many researchers present their work at scholarly conferences or give TED-style talks, but few think to reach out directly to news organizations or magazine publications. Yet science communication is important. It raises the profile of your research, it helps the public stay informed, […]