We were told to move everything online about 2/3 of the way through the semester. Our faculty pulled together and were able to develop online offerings for the remainder of the semester. There have certainly been some hiccups along the way, particularly with respect to assignments, grading, cheating, and moving our labs online. For our lab… Show more
- Michel Johnson likes Michael Davis's blog post Improving One's Web Presence
- H.N. Cheng likes Jodi Wesemann's comment Useful ACS resources on COVID-19
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I am a retired surface/colloid/materials scientists with a good track record for inventions (72 US patents) . The corona virus is evidently a lipid-coated virus. If you can disrupt that lipid coat you can reduce or limit its activity if not straight out kill it. I have ideas on how to do it with a coating of easily available substances applied to… Show more
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Welcome to the ACS COVID-19 Community This forum was created to enable ACS members and members of the chemical community to connect and share information, concerns, and solutions about various aspects of the current COVID-19 pandemic. As a member of this community, you may wish to ask questions or make suggestions to others regarding the science,…
Call to Service Do you want to help shape ACS through the work of internal governance and member service? SCHB members are invited to submit their online preference for ACS committee assignments in 2021. If you are an officer in a local section or have part in a regional meeting, you should have an ACS Yellow Book entry. Go to… Show more
Christopher LaPrade at ACS kindly supplied the following links to the scientific resources that ACS, ACS Publications, and CAS have produced on COVID-19, including its mechanisms, potential therapeutics/vaccines and other pertinent information. You may be familiar with them, but (just in case) I am posting them below. All of these resources are… Show more
An obvious question with mask shortages is re-use to conserve supply. MIT, Harvard, and Mass General investigated gamma ray radiation. It works as far as sterilization, but seriously degrades the filter. There was a follow up with a simple strategy of jus
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New Benefit for SCHB Members Are you missing the opportunity to "discuss business" with your SCHB colleagues, due to the cancellation of the Philadelphia meeting? SCHB wants to keep its members engaged, in spite of the void left after Philadelphia. SCHB will begin scheduling weekly conference call times for members to talk about whatever is on… Show more