The ACS Student Member Magazine
The chemistry behind ammonium nitrate’s explosive risk is well known, leading some officials to blame the accident on negligence.
Researchers are figuring out just how much damage aristolochic acids cause to global health.
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning captures the current state of diagnostics for novel coronavirus infection.
At the heart of every drop of paint, every thread of cloth, every bit of your brightly colored phone case is a pigment. But what is a pigment, exactly?
Researchers made glow-in-the-dark plants by taking a biosynthetic pathway from glowing mushrooms and adding it to tobacco.
Researchers analyze the chemical differences between hot- and cold-brewed coffee.
E-cigarettes deliver lead, arsenic, nickel, and other metals at harmful levels.
Understand how COVID-19 became a pandemic and what you can do to help your community.
The structure shows the first steps of SARS-CoV-2 infection, and could help in drug discovery.
Water scarcity from climate change could displace up to 700 million people by 2030. Chemists and engineers are working to make less-expensive, more energy-efficient technologies more widely accessible.
Since the spread of a novel coronavirus in China, two independent research groups identify an existing drug and 6 novel molecules that could lead to possible treatments.
Some evidence suggests that growing influenza vaccines inside chicken eggs may make them less effective, but not all experts agree.
We’ve taken a stroll down memory lane to share our favorite events and highlights celebrating 150 years of the periodic table.
Darobactin, which kills E. coli and other deadly pathogens, points the way to a new class of gram-negative antibiotics.
Platinum nanoparticles on strontium titanate help turn polyethylene into compounds for consumer products.
Radiation has a dark history, but scientists have learned to use properties of radioactive materials to benefit society.
How well do you know your elements? Celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements by using patterns to determine which elements are missing in this puzzle.
Metals are everywhere doing amazing things. Find out the chemistry behind what makes them so marvelous.
Polymer nanoparticles could provide a new way to fight underarm odor without disturbing the balance of skin bacteria or causing irritation.
Researchers have developed a diagnostic test that can detect a molecular signature of cancer and other diseases with a simple readout: it turns urine blue.