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October 19, 2016

New from ACS Presentations on Demand: Philadelphia National Meeting Recordings!

By John F. Gardiner

Philadelphia National Meeting Recordings are now on ACS Presentations on Demand! ACS members have exclusive viewing privileges to the just-released select technical recordings from the Fall 2016 ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia. More than 200 recordings are available for immediate viewing. The Presentations on Demand website also underwent a redesign earlier this year, making recordings […]

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September 16, 2016

3 Reasons Chemistry Librarians Should Attend ACS National Meetings

By Ian Gordon

Attending the 252nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia last month on behalf of the ACS Publications and the Award Committee as a recipient of the ACS Publications First-Time Attendee Travel Grant for Librarians was an exciting opportunity. I challenge everyone to find out more about ACS, join a Division, attend a future meeting, […]

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fake medications

September 9, 2016

Watch A Paper-Based Test for Fake Medications In Action

By Jesse Stanchak

Each year, fake or substandard medications kill more than 300,000 people worldwide. Many of these falsified drugs are dispensed in developing countries, where they can either directly harm users or deprive them of needed treatment. Testing medication to ensure it is genuine can be costly and difficult. And with internet sales of medications on the […]

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September 6, 2016

What It’s Like to Attend an ACS Annual Meeting for the First Time

By Michelle Bass

Attending the ACS Annual Meeting for the first time was a very welcoming experience; the chemistry librarians received me with open arms and made me feel right at home in the Division of Chemical Information (CINF) Sessions. I have been to other disciplinary professional organization conferences, including the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and Medical […]

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September 2, 2016

Watch How Houseplants Help Remove Volatile Organic Compounds

By Jesse Stanchak

If you’re a fan of fresh air (and who isn’t?) a recent discovery may be cause for celebration. Research by State University of New York at Oswego’s Vadoud Niri shows certain common houseplants may provide a lower-cost option for removing volatile organic compounds from the air in homes. He found that plants can be useful for removing compounds such […]

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August 26, 2016

What’s Your ACS IQ?

By Jesse Stanchak

Attendees at the 252nd ACS National Meeting who visited the ACS Publications booth were greeted with a little quiz to test their knowledge of both chemistry history and ACS trivia. Think you’re up to our chemistry quiz challenge? There’s only one way to find out. Content loading… <br /> Please enable javascript!<br />

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August 10, 2016

Join ACS Publications in Philadelphia

By Andrew Clinton

The 252nd ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia is coming up in a few weeks! We hope that you can take some time out of your day to join ACS Publications and C&EN for events and activities throughout the meeting. You’ll have an opportunity to learn about our newest journals along with our flexible open access […]

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August 9, 2016

Meet the First Recipients of the ACS Publications First-Time Attendee Travel Grant for Librarians

By Michael Qiu

ACS Publications and the Award Committee are excited to announce our first two recipients of the ACS Publications First-Time Attendee Travel Grant for Librarians: Michelle Bass from the University of Chicago and Ian Gordon from Brock University. Michelle Bass is the Science Research Services Librarian at the University of Chicago’s John Crerar Library.  A primary […]

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August 5, 2016

Can’t Miss Sessions for Librarians at the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia

By Michael Qiu

Opinions are of the author and not necessarily those of ACS or ACS Publications The ACS National Meeting is right around the corner and we will be in Philadelphia from August 21-25. With so many presentations on offer, it is always a daunting task to go through the schedule and find the best sessions to […]

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July 22, 2016

Inaugural ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Awards Winners Announced

By Brooke Howell

ACS Infectious Diseases is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural Young Investigator Awards: Dr. Audrey Odom and Dr. Timothy Wencewicz of Washington University in St. Louis and Dr. Marcos Pires of Lehigh University, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. These outstanding early career researchers were chosen based on the significant contributions they’ve made in the field […]

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July 19, 2016

Celebrate and Innovate at the 252nd ACS National Meeting and Exposition

By Lauren Lamoureux

The theme of the upcoming ACS National Meeting is “Chemistry of the People, by the People, for the People.” This theme will be on full display at the highly anticipated Kavli Lecture Series, promoting groundbreaking discovery and public understanding of the world’s mounting challenges and how chemistry can provide solutions. Lecture attendees will be able […]

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