The ACS Student Member Magazine
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.
Chemists are developing optical sensors that they hope will one day provide a clearer picture of how symptoms relate to changes in brain chemistry. Check out this video to explore the latest!
We’re taking a look at superheavy elements and how they contribute to our understanding of the universe and the limits of the periodic table.
Life’s building blocks might have formed on the surfaces of air bubbles in water-filled volcanic rocks, according to new study
The scientific community will finally have an exact value for Avogadro’s number. Read about the journey to redefining one of the most fundamental units of measure in chemistry: the mole.
The vanadium-binding compound could improve the stability of the devices .
What would we do without paper? A versatile material, its distinct properties make it indispensable to everyday life.
New device made of made of poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate could reduce toxic chemotherapy side effects.
How well do you know the elements? See if you can find the 25 mistakes on this periodic table.
Study reports precise atmospheric 14C levels dating back to the last ice age.
The messy road to assembling the modern periodic table. How did Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev and the other creators of the periodic table bring order to the elements?
Scientists create an inexpensive sensor based on a 3000-year-old musical instrument.
Fall brings an explosion of vivid colors. What causes leaves to ditch green for brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow?
Some of the most marvelous scientific developments of our time come from a single number: 10-9. On October 9, we celebrate the fascinating promise of nanotechnology!
A new bismuth-based catalyst is the fastest photocatalyst yet to degrade the perfluorinated pollutant.
Researchers create a new class of mosquito repellents that are more effective than citronella.
Tougher than Kevlar but lighter than cotton, spider silk is a wonder to scientists looking to engineer arachnid threads.
Creams. Wax. Sugar. Lasers. C&EN gets to the scientific root of depilation