• Looking for new ideas for preservatives for personal care and household products

    The GC3 just released a need statement and criteria document for new preservatives for personal care and household products. Twelve brands worked with the GC3 to develop the document -- P&G, J&J, L'Oreal, Unil...
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  • Where Can We Find Oil Pollution Evaluation Equipment, People and Lab?

    Please direct me where to find oil pollution evaluation equipment, research laboratory, or human resources in the U.S. We are non-profit organization located in Nigeria, Japan and NY. and we are developing project...
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  • chemical grading purity types?

    where can I find the definitions for various chemical grading purity types, such as technical grade, lab grade, etc?
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  • Please help me with fatty acid reaction

    Please help me about fatty acid reaction, I want the reaction that the product can change some chemical's colour. I want to create indicator like litmus but for fatty acid to see how much saturated fatty acid are ther...
  • How do you recommend preparing for the GRE subject test in chemistry?

    I'm taking the GRE subject test and chemistry this fall and wanted to know if anyone has preparation advice?  It looks like the best way to start preparing is going over text books and using the practice test pos...
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  • Are You an Ink Formulation Chemist?  We are hiring!  (Menlo Park, CA)

    Retained Search in the Menlo Park Area for Ink Formulation Chemist!  http://app.streamsend.com/ss/1/u4Kt/ha18x2fzpj This is one more very exciting opportunity with my client which is a $10+ billion world lead...
    Nicholas Meyler
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  • Drying agents for grip

    Hi ACS Community,   Magnesium carbonate is pretty much the only substance I've seen used in sports (specifically rock climbing) to enhance grip by absorbing moisture. Are there any other chemical compounds / des...
    Matt Lutey
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  • How does your local section increase member involvement?

    I am working with the local Maryland Section of ACS to develop a booth at MARM to encourage involvement of current members. We have about 2000 members, but the same small group rotates through leadership roles, activi...
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  • What is YOUR vision for the www.acs.org website?

    Imagine you could design an ACS website that provides more value to you and the way you work, study, and support the chemical sciences. What elements are critical to you? Want new functionality or content? Different f...
    Alicia Bowlding
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  • Local section website editing/management - what tools are you using?

    The Chicago Section is interested in upgrading its website to establish a more integrated, robust web presence. we're interested in learning others' experiences. We're looking to choose between four options - which on...
    Josh Kurutz
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  • Have any Local Sections or Divisions tied their plans/goals to the National ACS Strategic Plan?

    The National Plan covers a lot of topics so I wonder if any section or division has tried to map their activities and plans to the national objectives.   Les
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  • Does your newsletter have monthly columns that might interest other groups?

    Do any of your Local Sections or Divisions have standing  monthly columns in your Newsletters or on your web sites?  I am sure you all give updates on meetings and upcoming events but do you, for example, ha...
    Les McQuire
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  • Should the ACS Espouse Political Opinions?

    The ACS is a professional organization composed of many individuals with a variety of political opinions.  Should the opinion of an individual, such as Rudy Baum, be expressed as the opinion of the group when the...
    James Yavorsky
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  • Looking for Eugene Schapiro

    Hello!   I was a friend of the late Eugene Schaprio, who worked at Hoffman LaRoche in the 30s-60s(?). To my knowledge, he was involved in steroid development. He was also an extraordinary artist. My family is l...
  • Help with using ACS network groups

    I am trying to figure out how to become involved in groups on the ACS network. Please advise.   Thanks -Sara
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  • Local Section - letter of support for permanent residency

    One of our Local Section Councilors has received an e-mail from a Local Section Member for a "endorsement or letter from professional / industrial organizations like ACS confirming their support of my research work" t...
    Donivan Porterfield
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  • Has there ever been a Nat. ACS symposium showcasing the Pres. Green Chem. Awardees? Would this be useful?

    Has there ever been a symposium (half or full day) at a National ACS Meeting (i.e. outside a separate "Green" conference) which has showcased 4-10 past winners of the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge? I am think...
    Les McQuire
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  • I'm new at this . . .

    How do you edit the local chapter's website on webs.com?
    Martha Lange
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  • Are you feeling abandoned by your local section?

    When I first joined ACS after college 11 years ago, I started to receive newsletters every month from my local section and was able to attend a meeting here and there.  But in the last few years, the section in a...
    Jonna Pratt
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  • What is "Solvent free" reaction ???? funny term or fact???.....

    I always get irritated reading research papers on organic transformations so called "solvent free"??   First i want to say that organic reaction should have molecular interaction which after undergo reaction. N...
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