Continuing the ACS Portfolio-Wide Diversity & Inclusion Cover Art Series in 2023
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by Nicole Camasso
1h ago
Since its first publication in Analytical Chemistry in February 2021, the Diversity & Inclusion Cover Art Series has sought to amplify marginalized voices and recognize historically excluded or underrecognized populations of chemists. In 2022, this initiative was expanded to the entire ACS Publications portfolio, and we were thrilled to see so many new stories told […] The post Continuing the ACS Portfolio-Wide Diversity & Inclusion Cover Art Series in 2023 appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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Helping More Institutions Increase Their Open Access Publishing
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by Andrew Clinton
4h ago
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s announcement of 2023 as the Year of Open Science—and the advancement of open and public access initiatives across the world—are clear indicators that researchers, institutions, and research funders are increasingly embracing open access (OA). Against this background, we’re pleased to announce that OA publication is now […] The post Helping More Institutions Increase Their Open Access Publishing appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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The Next Steps For Wearable Devices
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by Jennifer Winders
3d ago
New advances in flexible electronics and interfaces could unleash a higher-performing—and more comfortable—generation of wearable devices. Since 2016, the number of connected wearable devices worldwide has tripled, growing from 325 million to more than 1 billion in 2022.1 The smart watches and wearable devices of today go far beyond simply telling time or counting our […] The post The Next Steps For Wearable Devices appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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Can We Soon Launch More Eco-Friendly Fireworks?
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by ACS Axial
3d ago
Recent studies have revealed how chemists are using rare-earth alloys to create sparklers and pyrotechnics with rare green coloring. But where do they stand on “greenness” when it comes to environmental impact? In a recent article on Axial, we explored how researchers are customizing fireworks with binary metal alloys, including yterrbium, which can produce a […] The post Can We Soon Launch More Eco-Friendly Fireworks? appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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How the Flu Moves
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by Katy Roberts
5d ago
Since COVID-19’s emergence, our understanding of viruses has vastly increased and is driving novel innovations against older foes. New research examines the movement patterns of influenza surface proteins, which may aid in identifying potential weaknesses and improving future vaccines. Read the Original Article The early part of the 2020s has been dominated by COVID-19—but beyond […] The post How the Flu Moves appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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Are Household Contaminants Affecting Our Pets?
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by Kenny Newberry and Meredith Rountree
6d ago
Our pets are part of the family. But are we considering their health within our homes? Flame retardants such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are used in construction materials, furniture, textiles, and electrical appliances. These chemicals migrate and stick to household dust, which may be inhaled or consumed in hand-to-mouth activities, accounting for a large […] The post Are Household Contaminants Affecting Our Pets? appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry A Invites You to Submit to the Upcoming ‘Attosecond Chemistry’ Virtual Special Issue
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by William Aumiller
1w ago
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A will publish a Virtual Special Issue (VSI) on “Attosecond Chemistry.” The Guest Editors encourage researchers to submit their new and unpublished work by June 30, 2023. GUEST EDITORS Fernando Martín, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Louis DiMauro, The Ohio State University Caterina Vozzi, Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie (CNR-IFN) Francesca Calegari, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron […] The post <i>The Journal of Physical Chemistry A</i> Invites You to Submit to the Upcoming ‘Attosecond Chemistry’ Virtual Special Issue appeared ..read more
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Beyond Beer—The Preventative Power of Hops
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by ACS Axial
1w ago
Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating condition that is difficult to treat due to delayed symptom onset. Increasingly, researchers are looking for preventative strategies that can halt or slow the underlying biochemical processes driving the characteristic memory loss and personality changes. Could beer hops be the answer? A nutraceutical is a food or substance in our […] The post Beyond Beer—The Preventative Power of Hops appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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Phasing Out PFAS in Consumer Products
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by Kenny Newberry
1w ago
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are widely used in everyday products such as cosmetics and clothing—but at the expense of both the environment and our health. Explore recent developments in the understanding of these persistent pollutants and current regulatory efforts to phase them out. PFAS are a huge class of nearly 10,000 synthetic compounds that […] The post Phasing Out PFAS in Consumer Products appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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The 20 Most Read Chemistry Articles of 2022
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by Meredith Rountree
2w ago
There are many ways to measure an article’s success after it is published. One helpful method of evaluating a scientific publication’s reach and influence is by looking at how many times it has been read. We invite you to explore the 20 most read chemistry articles in 2022 across all ACS Publications journals.*   If […] The post The 20 Most Read Chemistry Articles of 2022 appeared first on ACS Axial | ACS Publications ..read more
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