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ACS congratulates member and journal author who is 2009 Nobel medicine winner
The American Chemical Society today congratulated its long-standing member and journal author Jack W. Szostak, Ph.D., who was selected as a winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. (2009-10-05)

California chemist named president-elect of the world's largest scientific society
Attila E. Pavlath, Ph.D., a chemist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Albany, Calif., has been named president- elect of the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society. (1999-11-18)

Plazek's plastics: Pitt professor honored for materials research
Donald J. Plazek, emeritus professor of materials science and engineering in the University of Pittsburgh's School of Engineering, has been selected as a 2006 Fellow of the American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering. (2006-05-11)

New ACS podcast debuts with science news for broad general audience
The American Chemical Society Office of Communications has launched a podcast, Science Elements, to bring news of scientific advances from ACS's prestigious journals to a broad public audience. (2007-07-16)

American Chemical Society publications win prestigious awards
The American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, has won two prestigious PROSE awards for excellence in scholarly publishing. The awards went to ACS Nano for Best New Journal in the category of Science, Technology, and Medicine. ACS was also recognized as the winner of eProduct/Best Website or Platform. This prestigious award recognizes ACS for the recent launch of a dynamic new Web delivery platform, now hosting the Society's 34 peer-reviewed research journals. (2009-02-12)

News tips from ACS Chemical Biology
Highlights from the American Chemical Society journal, ACS Chemical Biology, are now available on EurekAlert!. (2007-06-26)

ACS National Meeting blog
Tune into the new ACS News Service Weblog for daily dispatches from the ACS's 232nd National Meeting in San Francisco. Your blogger will be veteran science journalist and ACS senior science writer Michael Woods. (2006-09-06)

American Chemical Society unveils free iPhone app for Molecule of the Week
The American Chemical Society's Molecule of the Week is one of the most popular destinations on the ACS Web site, and it may be getting more popular. The reason: ACS has unveiled a MOTW mobile application for iTunes. (2010-04-15)

ACS Chemical Biology wins award for innovation in journal publishing
ACS Chemical Biology, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Chemical Society, has won the 2006 Award for Innovation in Journal Publishing from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers. (2007-02-07)

American Chemical Society elects top officers for 2000
The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society, has announced the top officers of its Board of Directors for 2000. All newly elected officers assume their positions on January 1. (2000-01-03)

American Chemical Society honors 7 Springer scientists
Seven Springer editors and editorial or advisory board members were the recipients of awards administered by the American Chemical Society for 2008. The recipients were honored at the ACS national meeting in New Orleans on April 8, 2008. (2008-04-22)

American Chemical Society announces first class of fellows
The American Chemical Society has announced its inaugural class of 162 ACS Fellows to be honored for their professional contributions to the science as well as their outstanding service to the Society. Fifteen living recipients of the Society's highest award, the Priestley Medal, were automatically inducted as ACS Fellows and are included in the total count. (2009-07-29)

Pennsylvania corporation receives recognition for fostering student achievement
PPG Industries will be honored by the American Chemical Society as the Founding Partner of the ACS Scholars Program March 24 during the Society's 225th national meeting in New Orleans. (2003-03-18)

American Chemical Society issues its first paperless annual report
The 2008 American Chemical Society Annual Report debuted today online, the first time that this yearly document has been published exclusively on the Web. (2009-08-12)

Science scholarships available for minority students from the American Chemical Society
Minority college and university students who plan to major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or related fields are encouraged to apply for scholarships from the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. (1999-11-18)

No more flat tires? Scientists make rubber that can heal itself (video)
Few things will ruin a day faster than a flat tire. But what if you never had to break out that spare again? Scientists have developed a new type of rubber that can heal itself after a tear or break. Amit Das and his colleagues at the Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research in Dresden, Germany, published their research in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. (2015-09-24)

ACS Webinars focus on chemists in the community during National Chemistry Week
News media and others interested in the chemical sciences are invited to join the next in a series of American Chemical Society Webinars focusing on ways chemists can volunteer in their communities especially in connection with National Chemistry Week. Scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 21, from 2-3 p.m. EDT, the free ACS Webinar will feature Al Hazari of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., speaking on Sparking Discovery -- Chemists in the Community. (2010-10-20)

News tips from ACS Nano
Highlights from the American Chemical Society journal, ACS Nano, are now available on EurekAlert!. (2008-06-09)

Pittsburgh chemist elected to board of directors of world's largest scientific society
C. Gordon McCarty, Ph.D., a former manager with Bayer Corp. in Pittsburgh, Pa., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society. (1999-11-18)

Hubble's main camera stops working
On Saturday, January 27, Hubble's main camera, the Advanced Camera for Surveys, stopped working. Until a solution, at least in part, can be found, Hubble will be returned to work with the remaining instruments. (2007-01-30)

Science Elements podcast highlights the science of fireworks
The July feature of Science Elements, the American Chemical Society's weekly podcast series, shines the spotlight on the science of fireworks, just in time for the July 4th holiday. (2014-07-03)

Sleep and smartphones: The chemistry that keeps you awake -- video
The smartphones and tablets millions of us use every day may also keep us awake. In the American Chemical Society's latest Reactions video, find out how the light emitted from those devices triggers a chemical reaction that tells our brains to rise-and-shine, rather than snooze. The video is available at (2014-05-19)

Media invited to ACS Webinar on chemistry and entreprenuership and small/medium business
News media covering the chemical sciences are invited to join an American Chemical Society Small & Medium Business Webinar on Thursday, April 23, from 2-3 p.m. EST, on how entrepreneurs and small business can bring technology to commercialization in a recession economy. (2009-04-15)

New study supports findings that periodontal bacteria may be linked to heart disease
The presence of specific bacteria and combinations of bacteria in periodontal pockets might be an explanation for the relationship between periodontal disease and acute coronary syndrome (ACS), according to a new study published in the Journal of Periodontology. (2006-07-19)

Recycling for kids featured in interactive chemistry program March 24 in Chicago
Kids in the Chicagoland area will get the answers to recycling and environmental questions at a special hands-on Kids & Chemistry American Chemical Society Presidential event -- (2007-03-14)

Washington chemist re-elected to board of directors of world's largest scientific society
Glenn A. Crosby, Ph.D., a chemistry professor with Washington State University in Pullman, Wash., has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society. (1999-11-18)

Sunglasses on demand (video)
Apart from their style, sunglasses have changed very little in the last few decades. Now new research from ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces could give that technology a big boost. Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a polymer coating that changes colors with the push of a button. John Reynolds, Ph.D., and his team explain these 'sunglasses on demand' in the latest episode of ACS Headline Science available here: (2015-03-17)

World's largest scientific society providing scientific publications to Canadian academic research institutions
The American Chemical Society has reached an agreement with the Canadian National Site Licensing Project that gives academic research institutions across Canada access to the entire catalogue of ACS Web Editions, the online version of ACS scientific journals. (2001-05-28)

Why does bacon smell so good? (video)
We all know bacon is delicious, but what is it about cooking bacon that makes it smell so tantalizing? In the American Chemical Society's (ACS') latest Reactions video, the team puts its nose into everyone's favorite breakfast food. We collaborated with the Compound Interest blog to break down the science of that sweet smell. The video is available. (2014-05-27)

Chemical outlook positive for U.S., Canada, Asia-Pacific; modest for Europe
Chemical sales and production in the U.S., Canada and the Asia-Pacific region should continue to grow in 2004, according to a special report in this week's issue of Chemical & Engineering News. Europe, however, still seems to be lagging behind with only modest increases anticipated, while Latin America should expect a turnaround. (2004-01-13)

Periodic puns: Chemistry jokes just in time for April Fools' Day (video)
It's almost April Fools' Day, and the American Chemical Society's Reactions video series is celebrating with an episode featuring our favorite chemistry jokes. Which two elements look cute together? Why is father water concerned about his 'iced out' son? What do you get when you combine sulfur, tungsten and silver? Get all the punchlines in the latest Reactions episode, available online. (2014-03-31)

ESC Congress 2004: Diabetes mellitus in acute coronary syndromes - worse for women than for men
In an analysis of 10253 patients (3329 women) with a discharge diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (myocardial infarction or unstable angina) in the Euro Heart Survey ACS. Of the women, 28% had DM and of the men 20%. (2004-08-31)

Why are we still fighting tuberculosis? (video)
It's a disease that has plagued humans since the Paleolithic era: tuberculosis. After centuries of deaths and decades of research, why are we still fighting this deadly disease? ACS Headline Science spoke with Clifton Barry, Ph.D., head of the tuberculosis unit at the National Institutes of Health about the challenges and breakthroughs in TB research. (2015-06-04)

ACS national meeting online press conferences begin Monday, March 14
All press conferences from the American Chemical Society's (ACS') 251st National Meeting & Exposition in San Diego will be accessible via YouTube streaming webcasts starting on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 9 a.m. PDT. The link is (2016-03-10)

Salt, pink diamonds and DNA: 5 surprising facts about crystals (video)
Many people think of crystals as little more than sparkly things behind glass cases in museums. But crystals are everywhere, from the dinner table to the human body. Because 2014 is the International Year of Crystallography, Reactions is celebrating with a video highlighting five surprising facts about crystals. The video is available at (2014-08-20)

Too much turkey: What happens when you overeat? (video)
The season of giving is often also the season of over-indulging at the dinner table. As Thanksgiving approaches, Reactions takes a look down at our stomachs to find out what happens when you overeat. Put on your 'eating pants' and enjoy the video here: (2014-11-24)

How do fireflies glow? (video)
Bruce Branchini, Ph.D., from Connecticut College and colleagues at Yale University have recreated the firefly's glow in the lab. This bright discovery, published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, could have exciting applications in medicine. Learn more about the chemistry behind the glow in the latest episode of ACS Headline Science here: (2015-07-21)

Three top minority science students win scholarships
Academic scholarships of up to $2,500 each have been awarded to local minority chemistry students through the American Chemical Society/Bayer Scholars Program, sponsored by Bayer and the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. A list of the winners is attached. (1999-12-15)

Media invited to ACS Webinar on financing tips for start-ups and small businesses
News media covering chemical sciences, small business and entrepreneurships are invited to join an American Chemical Society Small & Medium Business Webinar on opportunities for creating small business ventures for professionals, scientists and entrepreneurs. (2009-07-14)

News tips from ACS Chemical Biology
Highlights from the American Chemical Society journal, ACS Chemical Biology, are now available on EurekAlert!. Included with this tip sheet is a link to the March 2007 edition. (2007-04-04)

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