Roundup of Wednesday #ACSDallas News
Mar20

Roundup of Wednesday #ACSDallas News

Here’s a roundup of news stories from the ACS national meeting in Dallas that C&EN published on Wednesday, 3/19: Teaching Zinc A New Trick Chemists revisit using zinc reagents as a means of transferring fluoroalkyl groups into synthetic building blocks and polymers Taking Cues From Nature En Route To Taxol Synthesis of an intermediate along the way to the cancer drug opens avenues to novel analogs Happy first day of spring and last day of the national...

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Roundup of Tuesday #ACSDallas News
Mar19

Roundup of Tuesday #ACSDallas News

Here’s a roundup of news stories from the ACS national meeting in Dallas that C&EN published on Tuesday, 3/18: Reagent Assembles Ring Motifs Common In Drugs Method builds medium-sized nitrogen heterocycles with challenging substitution patterns Color-Changing Gels Track Food Quality Nano-based materials indicate age, temperature history of perishables Stay tuned for Carmen Drahl's liveblogging of the new drug structures session TODAY at 2:00 PM...

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Roundup of Monday #ACSDallas News
Mar18

Roundup of Monday #ACSDallas News

Here's a roundup of news stories from the ACS national meeting in Dallas that C&EN published on Monday, 3/17: Stem Cells Possess Mechanical Memory Growing stem cells in stiff or soft environments influences their future differentiation Role Of Mysterious Folded DNA Structures Revealed At Last Study shows i-motifs and related hairpins activate or repress gene expression I'll round up Tuesday's stories tomorrow morning. In the meantime, follow @cenmag and #ACSDallas...

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#ACSDallas, Here We Come!
Mar14

#ACSDallas, Here We Come!

Of course, by "we," I mean members of the intrepid C&EN staff other than me. They are starting to make their way down to the Lone Star state for the 247th American Chemical Society national meeting in Dallas, Texas. You'll be seeing posts from them here soon. Readers may recall that we used Tumblr for the past couple of meetings, but this time around, we felt like platform experimenting a bit. You'll still find news, tweets, pictures, and posts from the meeting, as you've come to expect. Happy trails to those of you heading to Texes! I hope you've got a copy of Carmen Drahl's roundup of talks to see in Dallas handy.  And to those of you staying at your homesteads, I hope you get a feel for the meeting from the dispatches posted on this blog....

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This Week on CENtral Science: #ACSDallas, Terra Sig returns, and more!
Mar14

This Week on CENtral Science: #ACSDallas, Terra Sig returns, and more!

Tweet of the week: Hey, wait a second. Both are circular, but 2 pi r squared! http://t.co/WFefcpwOTJ pic.twitter.com/AekJDFYw3u — Slate (@Slate) March 14, 2014 To the network: ACS Meeting Updates (new!): #ACSDallas, Here We Come! Cleantech Chemistry: The Biology in Green Chemistry Fine Line: DCAT Week 2014 Grand CENtral: CENtral Science network update Newscripts: Amusing News Aliquots Terra Sigillata: Colorado Marijuana Product Potency: Just Another Herbal Medicine The Chemical Notebook: BASF’s Climate Change Schizophrenia The Safety Zone: #Chemsafety at #ACSDallas The Watch Glass: Calculate pi with frozen hot dogs and Priestley's birthday and Daylight Savings...

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