Trump and Biden discussed chemical plant pollution at Oct. 22 debate
Presidential candidates touched on fence-line communities after commenting on climate change and energy (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 30, 2020 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Click chemistry sees first use in humans
Targeting mechanism could help avoid side effects of powerful anticancer drug (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 30, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Mark Peplow, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Violet colorant poses risks to workers
Revised EPA assessment finds risks from chronic inhalation of pigment violet 29 (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 30, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Britt E. Erickson Source Type: research

US EPA reapproves 13 pyrethroid insecticides
Insecticides can continue to be used in agricultural and residential settings (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 30, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Britt E. Erickson Source Type: research

Scientists concerns about international students continues
Trump administration proposes time limits on student visas, issues fewer visas, and cracks down on optional practical training (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 30, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Andrea Widener Source Type: research

Chemical companies enjoy third-quarter earnings bounce
Results were much better than those in the second quarter but don't represent a full recovery (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 30, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

Allonia launches to destroy pollution with microbes
Gingko spin-off says modified organisms can break down tough PFAS (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 29, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Melody M. Bomgardner Source Type: research

Chemistry in Pictures: Take your pick
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 29, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

How octopuses taste with their tentacles
Molecular study uncovers a unique touch-taste mechanism in the cephalopods (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 29, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alla Katsnelson, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Cemex goes global with carbon-neutral concrete
Success in Europe with inorganic polymeric binder leads to worldwide launch (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 29, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

Study fills gaps in the momilactone biosynthetic pathway
Pathway that rice uses to inhibit competitors might be engineered into other plants (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 29, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Celia Henry Arnaud Source Type: research

Alkane borylation reaction kicks metals to the curb
Violet light plus chloride catalyst sets off radical reaction at primary C–H bonds (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 29, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Leigh Krietsch Boerner Source Type: research

A network of cubes opens the door for new COF chemistry
The new covalent organic framework uses boron and phosphorus to make complex connections (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 28, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ariana Remmel Source Type: research

There is water on the moon
New observations find H₂O can survive the intense solar radiation on the moon (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 28, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Sam Lemonick Source Type: research

US EPA revives dicamba registration
Agency green-lights two products previously banned by June court ruling (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 28, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Melody M. Bomgardner Source Type: research

Mitsubishi names Jean-Marc Gilson as its next CEO
Belgian executive held top positions at Dow Corning and Avantor, with 5 years' experience in Japan (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 28, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Rick Mullin Source Type: research

Angela K. Wilson is 2021 ACS president-elect
Michigan State University chemistry professor will focus on increasing chemistry advocacy, communication with the public, and diversity and inclusion (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 28, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

Pipes could release toxic chromium into tap water
Scientists show how drinking water disinfectants react with corroded cast iron pipes to generate hexavalent chromium (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 28, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Janet Pelley, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Chemistry in Pictures: Imitation spider silk
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 27, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Manny I. Fox Morone Source Type: research

Career Ladder: Sibrina Collins
This inorganic chemist uses her diverse experiences to make science engaging for students (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 27, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ariana Remmel Source Type: research

Bayer to acquire gene therapy firm AskBio in $4 billion deal
The private company, cofounded by Jude Samulski in 2001, helped pioneer adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 27, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Self-driving cars are coming. Chemical makers are racing to keep up
Automakers will need cutting-edge chemicals, coatings, and materials to deliver on the promise of autonomous vehicles (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 25, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

The British department trying to reset workers' attitudes toward health and safety
The Health and Safety Executive, charged with safety research and regulation, hopes COVID-19 will bring needed change (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 25, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Benjamin Plackett, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Genetic mutation makes fermented fish less stinky
People with the gene are less sensitive to the rotten odor of trimethylamine (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ariana Remmel Source Type: research

One-pot method turns polyethylene into valuable detergent precursor
Pt-catalyzed upcycling process doesn't use solvents or relatively high temperatures (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Leigh Krietsch Boerner Source Type: research

Lipid droplets are immune first responders
Tiny organelles trap pathogens, luring them with free food and then killing them with antimicrobial proteins (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alla Katsnelson, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Biodegradable breast-biopsy markers
Encapsulated blend of polymer and contrast agent could replace permanent metal markers (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Emma Hiolski, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Targeting tumor-specific T cells
Cell-enzyme conjugate can quickly and specifically label T cells that could be used for cancer therapies (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Laura Howes Source Type: research

Strong, flexible wood films glow bright
Luminescent wood could be a more sustainable material for lights, sensors, and displays (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Prachi Patel, special to C&EN Source Type: research

Podcast: How helium shortages have changed science
Chemists are fed up with helium shortages.Stereo Chemistry looks at the shortage ending now and how people are changing their equipment to sidestep the next one (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

AI sweeps curling, and a new brew from wastewater
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Sam Lemonick Source Type: research

Tests alone won't stop COVID-19 from spreading
Testing wasn't enough to spare the White House and may not work in schools and other places (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Megha Satyanarayana Source Type: research

Shin-Etsu will invest $285 million in photoresists
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Michael McCoy Source Type: research

Sabic shuffles businesses, project
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

PQ will exit glass bead and silicate businesses
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

McPhy secures $213 million in investment to scale up H₂ generators
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Craig Bettenhausen Source Type: research

UCB to buy Lilly campus in the UK
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Megha Satyanarayana Source Type: research

Solvay expands output of biobased solvents
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Michael McCoy Source Type: research

Shell and Linde to develop new ethylene route
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

Plastic Energy, Nestle study plastic recycling in the UK
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Alexander H. Tullo Source Type: research

Nippon Shokubai and Sanyo call off merger
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Michael McCoy Source Type: research

BASF's Elastollan stars in bicycle tube
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Melody M. Bomgardner Source Type: research

Spencer Award open for nominations
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

New ACS course on reducing the spread of viruses
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

Call for nominations for Morley Medal
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

ACS launches Graduate School Readiness and Professional Development Bootcamp
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

<i>ACS Combinatorial Science</i> to close in December
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Linda Wang Source Type: research

Lilly to acquire axon-loss-prevention start-up Disarm Therapeutics
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Astellas to acquire neural dust start-up Iota Biosciences
(Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Ryan Cross Source Type: research

Chemical industry favors Trump while pharmaceutical companies prefer Biden in US election contributions
BASF and DuPont lead chemical industry donors to candidates and parties; Pfizer and Amgen lead pharma donors (Source: Chemical and Engineering News)
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 24, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Jyllian Kemsley Source Type: research