Researchers at Aalto University have developed a sustainable synthesis process for Zinc peroxide using biomimicry, which uses minimal amounts of additional chemicals and results in the creation of cancer-fighting nanomaterials.
As consumer demand grows for sustainable and non-fossil fuel derived products, the number of products hitting the market keeps growing and sales are keeping pace. Read this article to find out more about innovations from Reebok, DuPont, Tate & Lyle, BASF, Eastman Chemical and more.
With support from the Rita Allen Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences is pleased to offer two awards of $37,500 each to support the formation and development of collaborative science communication researcher-practitioner partnerships. These awards are intended to facilitate the efforts of science communication researchers and practitioners to plan collaborative projects that pursue shared research interests aligned with the recently released consensus report, Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda.
The focus of this grant will be toward optimizing existing methodology and reactor technology toward gram-scale photochemical reactions in greener solvents using substrates that are employed widely in the pharmaceutical industry, such as heterocycles and heavily functionalized intermediates. One grant is planned to be awarded and the total award is limited to $50,000 for a grant period of 12 months.
Science Coaches is a joint ACS and American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) program that pairs chemists (coaches) with K-12 chemistry teachers to enhance the science skills in students across the US for an entire school year. Chemistry professionals at all stages in their careers (graduate students, retirees, current professionals, former teachers, etc.) or in any chemistry-related field are encouraged to apply!
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