Fluoride-ion battery runs at room temperature
New liquid electrolyte nudges high-energy-density device toward application (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mitch Jacoby Source Type: research

Flouride-ion battery runs at room temperature
New liquid electrolyte nudges high-energy-density device toward application (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mitch Jacoby Source Type: research

A lipid-desaturating enzyme offers a new drug target for Parkinson ’s disease
Two teams of scientists independently discovered that inhibiting an enzyme called stearoyl-CoA desaturase reduces the toxicity of α-synuclein, a protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

C & EN ’s Year in Chemistry 2018
We ’ve put the spotlight on the year’s biggest research trends, most memorable molecules, and more (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: C & EN Staff Source Type: research

Machine learning marched forward
Chemists demonstrated algorithms that could predict molecular properties and plan reactions (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Sam Lemonick Source Type: research

Solutions sought for the plastics problem
In 2018, countries committed to cutting down on plastic waste, and chemists developed more sustainable polymers (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Bethany Halford Source Type: research

Catalysts revealed their molecular-scale secrets
Uncovered mechanistic details could help reduce cost and energy use in industrial chemistry (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mitch Jacoby Source Type: research

Hearing loss research made gains
Insight into hearing loss mechanisms could lead to better treatments (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Cici Zhang Source Type: research

Low-cost solar cells broke performance records
Perovskite and organic photovoltaics capitalized on tandem cell designs (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mitch Jacoby Source Type: research

Dire warnings sounded about climate change
Scientists continued to call for carbon emissions cuts and to predict impacts of a changing climate (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Katherine Bourzac Source Type: research

More connections uncovered between microbiome and human health
Studies found that antibiotics and moving to a new country affect our gut bacteria, and some of our microbial friends help pathogens (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Tien Nguyen Source Type: research

Chemists harnessed electron crystallography to solve small-molecule structures
Structural determination technique works with nanoscale crystals (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Bethany Halford Source Type: research

Scientists analyzed the chemistry of popular e-cigarettes
Studies helped explain e-liquids ’ appeal and uncovered unexpected contaminants (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 10, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Tien Nguyen Source Type: research

Listen: How one man changed the course of paper preservation
Stereo Chemistry visited the US Library of Congress and National Archives to learn about a self-trained chemist and the books he donated to study how paper ages (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 7, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Cici Zhang Source Type: research

U.S. EPA proposes weakening carbon dioxide limits for coal-fired power plants
Trump administration pulls back on Clean Power Plan (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 7, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Jeff Johnson Source Type: research

Trump administration releases US science education plan
Congressionally mandated report focuses more on workforce development than higher education (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 7, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Andrea Widener Source Type: research

Newcomers head for zero-calorie sweetener market
Amyris and partners are latest to launch a fermentation-derived stevia sweetener (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 6, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Melody M. Bomgardner Source Type: research

Report cools down quantum computing hype
A National Academies report concludes that early quantum computers may not beat out conventional computers in chemistry simulations or other applications (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 6, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Katherine Bourzac Source Type: research

US chemical output set to rise in 2019
But trade conflicts and slowing foreign demand could moderate the industry ’s prospects (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 6, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Marc S. Reisch Source Type: research

Ineos may nab a Tronox white pigment plant
Tronox wishes to smooth its merger with Cristal by selling a US TiO2 facility (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 6, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

Chemistry in Pictures: Fiery cerium oxide
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 6, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

Australia should ban firefighting foams with certain PFAS, report says
Parliament panel suggests government buy contaminated properties near military bases (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 5, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Cheryl Hogue  Source Type: research

The biggest chemistry news of 2018
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning recounts our most-read news and feature stories of the year . (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 5, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Andy Brunning Source Type: research

Periodic Graphics: Top C & EN stories in 2018
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning recounts our most-read news and feature stories of the year . (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 5, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Andy Brunning Source Type: research

Periodic graphics: Top C & EN stories in 2018
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 5, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Andy Brunning Source Type: research

Genomics toolmaker liability surfaces in ethical debate
The advent of “CRISPR babies” throws a spotlight on the responsibility of technology vendors (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 5, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Rick Mullin Source Type: research

Luis Echegoyen es el presidente-electo de la ACS para 2019
Tambi én se cubrieron otros cuatro puestos del Consejo Directivo (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 5, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

Winter road salt may corrode plumbing and contaminate water for nearby well owners
High chloride levels in well water can promote release of lead and other metals from plumbing (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 5, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Deirdre Lockwood, special to C & EN Source Type: research

Masses of superheavy elements measured directly
New experiments confirm physics at the periodic table ’s frontier (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 4, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Sam Lemonick Source Type: research

C & EN ’s molecules of the year for 2018
Chemistry news outlet highlights compounds that made headlines this year (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 4, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Celia Henry Arnaud Source Type: research

Catalyst chirality switched with a flash of light
Molecular motor and chiral ligand combined to create photoresponsive catalyst (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 4, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Laura Howes Source Type: research

Chemistry in Pictures: Shining better together
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 4, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Manny Morone Source Type: research

ChemChina plant leak is identified as cause of blast that killed 23 in China
Delivery truck was initially blamed as source of the tragedy (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 4, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Jean-Fran çois Tremblay Source Type: research

Fipronil blamed for historical bee deaths
Scientists urge regulators to consider bioaccumulation when approving new pesticide uses (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 3, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Britt E. Erickson Source Type: research

GSK and J & J spend billions to boost their cancer drug pipelines
GSK will acquire Tesaro for its PARP inhibitor niraparib as J&J partners with Argenx to develop a drug for blood cancers (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 3, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Europe ’s largest basic science institute gets research integrity office
A nationwide trend for clarity in research misconduct allegations has caught up with France ’s CNRS (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 3, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Benjamin Plackett Source Type: research

Effort to eliminate chemical weapons gets budget amid difficult talks
Tense debates and a lack of consensus at chemical weapons conferences in the Hague (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 3, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Laura Howes Source Type: research

AAAS names 2018 Fellows
Chemistry Section elects 47 researchers who have made extraordinary achievements in science (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 3, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

C & EN ’s Year in Pharma 2018
Cutting-edge science led to therapeutic breakthroughs and a flood of investment in an eventful 2018 (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 2, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Business Department Source Type: research

Biotech IPO climate was hot in 2018
The year brought a surge of initial public offerings, but has begun to slow (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 2, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Lisa M. Jarvis  Source Type: research

A bountiful year for biotech start-ups
Newly launched companies brought in billions of dollars to explore new technology (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 2, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Lisa M. Jarvis  Source Type: research

Pharmaceutical M & A disappointed
Although industry watchers had predicted a strong year for corporate combinations, deal making was modest (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 2, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Lisa M. Jarvis Source Type: research

Oncolytic virus therapies heated up
Drugmakers hope viruses can make their cancer immunotherapies work better and in more kinds of cancer (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 2, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Gene therapy went from speculative to sizzling
The first commercial launch of a gene therapy in the US is spurring investment in the field (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 2, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Teaching chemistry students to use the labs of the future
Educators want to prepare chemists for a time when autonomous machines will do the work (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - December 2, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Sam Lemonick Source Type: research