• PLGA from PolySciTech used in development of ceramic nanocomposites for tissue engineering applications

    Advanced ceramics and bioactive polymers represent two classes of rapidly developing materials which hold great promise for a wide variety of applications. Tissue engineering refers to the regrowth of missing or damag...
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  • PCL from PolySciTech used in the study of myelination process as part of development of repair mechanisms for neural injuries

    Myelination is the process of forming a myelin sheath around a nerve to allow nerve impulses to move more quickly. This must occur for neural tissues to heal missing or damaged connections and does not normally occur ...
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  • IEEE 13th Nanotechnology Materials & Devices Conference (14-17 October 2018, Oregon US)

    The 2018 IEEE 13th Nanotechnology Materials & Devices Conference (NMDC 2018) will be held in Portland, Oregon, USA on 14-17 October, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Downtown hotel.   The NMDC 2018 conference will ...
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  • Recent patent describes use of PLGA-PEG-Mal from PolySciTech for nanoparticle-based therapies

    Theranostics is a field of research in cancer which focuses on developing techniques that both diagnose and treat cancer. One method of accomplishing this is putting agents which can be detected by fluorescence, ultra...
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  • Acetic Acid, CAS 64-19-7

    Acetic Acid [CAS# 64-19-7] is a clear, colorless liquid with a sharp odor. In its diluted form, acetic acid is a more commonly known as vinegar and can be found in most kitchens as an eco-friendly cleaner. Additionall...
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  • Density Functional Theory

    Density functional theory (DFT) is a powerful technique used in theoretical chemistry (and physics) that unfortunately can be quite difficult to explain.   A short (yet complete) introduction to DFT is given by ...
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  • Theoretical Chemistry ACS group just started!

    Greeting to all members of ACS community! I am proud to announce that the theoretical chemistry group page has just been started! I hope that this could be a great place to share some nice ideas / content.   An...
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  • PLGA from PolySciTech used in development of therapeutic nanoparticle system for treatment of diabetes-associated breast cancer

      There are many causes and factors involved with cancer growth. One factor is abnormal levels of sugar resultant from diabetes. Since cancer cells have unusual metabolism, diabetes can encourage cancer to form ...
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  • Fundamentals of X-ray crystallography

    For hundreds of years, scientist have not found a satisfying way of studying molecules until the emergence of X-ray crystallography, which was discovered by William Henry Bragg and his son William Lawrence Bragg aroun...
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  • CRS Presentation

    John Garner will be presenting “Solvent-dependent PLGA solubility for separation of PLGAs with different lactide:glycolide ratios” at the #CRSNYC Annual Meeting & Exposition! Learn more here: bit.ly/2k...
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  • XIV International Conference on Nanostructured Materials (24-29 June, 2018 Hong Kong)

    The 14th International Conference on Nanostructured Materials (NANO2018) will be the first conference to be held in China by City University of Hong Kong. Its key priority is to establish Hong Kong as the a prominent ...
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  • PLGA-PEG-Mal from PolySciTech used as part of oral exenatide formulation development for diabetes treatment

    Convenience is one of the often overlooked aspects of medical technology, however it is critical as convenience encourages patient compliance with medicinal regimens. Naturally, patients prefer oral formulations over ...
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  • Inorganic-Organic Lectureship Awards

    In an annual chemistry community recognition, the ACS journals Inorganic Chemistry, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Organometallics, and Organic Letters have each announced the 2018 recipients of their lectureship award...
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  • 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

    The Edmonton-based organizing committee, University of Alberta Department of Chemistry, and its Conference Chair Jonathan Veinot are pleased to host the 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC 2018). T...
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  • Call for Papers: (Nano)-materials for Biomedical Applications

    Call for Papers: (Nano)-materials for Biomedical ApplicationsFocus Issue: Journal of Materials Research (Nano)-materials for Biomedical Applications Issue date: June 2019 Submission deadline: November 1, 2018 Nanotec...
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  • Apply Now for Corporation Associates Grants

    The Committee on Corporation Associates (CA) invites ACS Local Sections and International Chapters to apply for grants to support their industry-focused events, including job fairs or panel discussions with industry l...
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  • Vinyl Acetate Monomer (CAS 108-05-4)

    Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) is a widely used chemical intermediate that's found in a number of resins, plastic products, coatings, adhesives, paints, emulsion polymers, and acrylic fibers.   More specifically, ...
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  • BPCR Conference

    BPCR conference (August 29, 2018 9AM - 4PM: Kurz Purdue Technology Center, West Lafayette, IN) is a free, 1-day scientific networking conference hosted by Akina, Inc. This conference focuses on research companies in t...
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  • Photoinitiators TPO and TPO-L

    In the midst of the daily grind, we tend to forget just how interesting chemistry is. There are chemicals being utilized in various industries which can be catalyzed by UV light. These specialized chemicals are known ...
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  • 2nd TraPCat Meeting in Catalysis (Tarragona Spain, 18 October 2018)

    Nowadays one of the main challenges for chemists is the development of catalysts for industrial application as well as for the transformation of renewable resources to replace part of the fossil fuels consumption. Tra...
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