Category: Research Highlights

December 3, 2018

Watch How Flexible Electronic Skin Could Help Humans and Machines Interact

By Jesse Stanchak

New research published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces reports the development of ultrathin, stretchable electronics that can be easily transferred to 3D objects or made to adhere to human skin. The paper’s authors say these flexible electronics could improve man-machine interfaces in a variety of ways. The researchers fabricated a ∼5 μm thick circuit by […]

November 30, 2018

ACS Editors’ Choice: Enabling Wound Healing With Wearable Nanogenerators

By Jesse Stanchak

This week: Enabling wound healing with wearable nanogenerators — 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. […]

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November 29, 2018

Crystal Growth & Design Editors Share Recent Research Highlights

By Sonja Krane

Crystal Growth & Design (CG&D) Editor-in-Chief Robin Rogers and members of the journal’s editorial team highlight recent research published in CG&D, describing exciting findings in crystal growth, crystal engineering, and applications of crystalline materials. CG&D aims to facilitate innovation in every aspect of research and development in the crystalline state. Crystal Engineering External stimuli such […]

November 28, 2018

Keeping Up With the Dr. Joneses: How Reading Widely Can Improve Your Science

By Angela Carlson

Staying competitive as a researcher is hard. You need to ensure the success of your experiments while simultaneously keeping an eye on your competitors. Because time is one of your most precious resources, it can be tempting to focus solely on your drug, molecule, or gene, but the reality is that to be truly competitive, […]

Alzheimer's Disease Tau Hypothesis

November 27, 2018

Get the Latest Research on the Tau Hypothesis in Alzheimer’s Disease

By Molly Ferns

Since 1983, November has been recognized in the U.S. as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Today the U.S. is home to more than 5 million people are living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Although significant research efforts and resources have been devoted to both treating and slowing the progression of the disease, a clinically effective drug target for Alzheimer’s […]

November 26, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of October 2018

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 […]

November 26, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Biological Chemistry Articles of October 2018

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 […]

November 26, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Organic/Inorganic Chemistry Articles of October 2018

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 […]

November 26, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Physical Chemistry Articles of October 2018

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 […]

November 26, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Materials Science & Engineering Articles of October 2018

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 […]

November 26, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Analytical Chemistry Articles of October 2018

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 […]

November 16, 2018

ACS Editors’ Choice: Understanding Enzymatic Activity at the Inorganic Nanoparticle–Substrate Interface

By Jesse Stanchak

This week: Understanding enzymatic activity at the inorganic nanoparticle–substrate interface — 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 […]

November 9, 2018

Spying on Early Ovarian Cancer with Mass Spec Imaging

By Louisa Dalton, for C&EN

By the time ovarian cancer is discovered in a patient, the disease is often alarmingly advanced. That’s why less than half of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer survive past five years. And it’s why scientists would love to get a better understanding of how ovarian cancer starts and how it spreads. A new study in […]

November 9, 2018

ACS Editors’ Choice: Hygroscopic Auxetic On-Skin Sensors — and More!

By Jesse Stanchak

This week: Hygroscopic auxetic on-skin sensors —  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 […]

November 7, 2018

ACS Photonics Celebrates Research From Chinese Authors

By Marcus Anderson

What an exciting time to be working on photonics, the science of light! For researchers working in the field of “light” sciences, enhancing the ability to generate, detect, and manipulate light is paramount to enabling future technologies. ACS Photonics, along with the worldwide community, recognizes the extraordinary advancements and groundbreaking research in photonics originating from […]

October 31, 2018

Get 9 of the Latest Essential Collections of Chemistry Research

By Freddy Tellez

ACS Publications regularly produces Virtual Collections of the most important research topics in chemistry research, including Special Issues and ACS Selects from across the portfolio journals. These collections reflect topics of current scientific interest and are designed for experienced investigators and educators alike. *** Browse All Virtual Collections from Q3 of 2018. *** JACS Young […]

October 24, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Physical Chemistry Articles of September 2018

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 […]

October 24, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Organic/Inorganic Chemistry Articles of September 2018

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 […]

October 24, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of September 2018

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 […]

October 24, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Biological Chemistry Articles of September 2018

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 […]

October 24, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Applied Chemistry Articles of September 2018

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 […]

October 24, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Analytical Chemistry Articles of September 2018

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 […]

October 19, 2018

ACS Editors’ Choice: Long-Range Conductivity in Protein and Peptide Bioelectronic Materials — and More!

By Jesse Stanchak

This week: Long-range conductivity in protein and peptide bioelectronic materials — 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 […]

October 12, 2018

ACS Editors’ Choice: Immunomodulating Nanomedicine for Cancer Therapy — and More!

By Jesse Stanchak

This week: Immunomodulating nanomedicine for cancer therapy — 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. […]

September 28, 2018

ACS Editors’ Choice: Evolution and Future Directions of Metal-Free Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization — and More!

By Jesse Stanchak

This week: Evolution and future directions of metal-free atom transfer radical polymerization, the virial theorem and covalent bonding, the accuracy, transferability, and efficiency of coarse-grained models of molecular liquids — 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 […]

September 27, 2018

Read High-Impact Highlights from Organic Letters

By Ellie Key

Organic Letters is the highest impact communications journal in the field of organic chemistry, publishing brief reports on cutting-edge research, creative approaches, and innovative ideas to be quickly shared with other scientists. Explore a selection of recently published, high-impact articles published in Organic Letters: Rhodium-Catalyzed C–H Bond Functionalization with Amides by Double C–H/C–N Bond Activation Org. […]

September 21, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Physical Chemistry Articles of August 2018

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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September 21, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Organic/Inorganic Chemistry Articles of August 2018

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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September 21, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of August 2018

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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September 21, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Materials Science and Engineering Articles of August 2018

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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September 21, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Biological Chemistry Articles of August 2018

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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September 21, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Applied Chemistry Articles of August 2018

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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September 21, 2018

Discover the Most-Read Analytical Chemistry Articles of August 2018

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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September 21, 2018

ACS Editors’ Choice: Design of Lanthanide-Doped Colloidal Nanocrystals — and More!

By Jesse Stanchak

This week: Design of lanthanide-doped colloidal nanocrystals — 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 […]

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September 19, 2018

Read Impactful Research Highlights from Langmuir

By Ellie Key

Langmuir is the leading journal focusing on the fundamental science of systems and materials in which the interface dominates structure and function. Research published in Langmuir attracts more citations than other journals in the field. We invite you to explore this selection of most-cited articles from the journal: Charge Regulation in the Electrical Double Layer: […]

September 19, 2018

Read High-Impact Research Highlights from Biochemistry

By Ellie Key

Biochemistry provides an international forum for publishing exceptional, rigorous, high-impact research across all of biological chemistry. Since Professor Alanna Schepartz of Yale University took the helm as Editor-in-Chief in 2016, the journal has undergone a major revitalization to reflect the true breadth of modern biological chemistry, and in 2018 Biochemistry is in many ways a […]

September 19, 2018

Read High-Impact Research from The Journal of Organic Chemistry

By Ellie Key

The Journal of Organic Chemistry (JOC) welcomes original contributions of fundamental research in all branches of the theory and practice of organic chemistry. Explore a selection of the journal’s most-cited articles, including reviews, original research, and special issues covering topical subjects. From the Special Issue on Photocatalysis Photoredox Catalysis in Organic Chemistry J. Org. Chem., 2016, […]

September 19, 2018

Read High-Impact Research from Inorganic Chemistry

By Ellie Key

Inorganic Chemistry publishes fundamental studies in all phases of inorganic chemistry and has earned respect throughout the world for attracting and publishing outstanding research. We invite you to explore this selection of the journal’s most-cited articles. From the New Trends and Applications for Lanthanides special issue: Strategies toward High-Temperature Lanthanide-Based Single-Molecule Magnets Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55 […]