ACS Student Magazine
Chemists explore the role of intrinsically disordered proteins in the origins of life.
RNA vaccines produced by Pfizer and BioNTech and Moderna have become the first COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use in the US. How are these vaccines made?
Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier take home the prize for the CRISPR gene-editing tool.
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning captures the current state of diagnostics for novel coronavirus infection.
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E-cigarettes deliver lead, arsenic, nickel, and other metals at harmful levels.
Some evidence suggests that growing influenza vaccines inside chicken eggs may make them less effective, but not all experts agree.
Darobactin, which kills E. coli and other deadly pathogens, points the way to a new class of gram-negative antibiotics.
The vanadium-binding compound could improve the stability of the devices .
New device made of made of poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate could reduce toxic chemotherapy side effects.
Fall brings an explosion of vivid colors. What causes leaves to ditch green for brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow?
inChemistry takes a close look at "superchemists" who have paved the way for us all to live healthier, greener lives.
MIT Professor Emerita JoAnne Stubbe's fundamental research into the complicated mechanisms of enzyme action that led to life-saving cancer medicines.
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
Researchers use rabies virus trick to get a Parkinson’s disease treatment through the blood-brain barrier more efficiently.
Scientists have engineered yeast with a noscapine pathway, opening up possibilities for many new compounds for cancer-fighting drugs.
FDA okays the therapy Luxturna to restore vision in patients with an inherited form of blindness.
Eminent Scientist Mostafa El-Sayed to Present at the 254th ACS National Meeting in Washington DC.
Researchers report a “molecular prosthetic” that can move iron to where it’s needed in cells and animals that lack proteins to transport the metal.
Read how eminent scientist Carolyn Bertozzi's journey to the top of the bioorthagonal field began with uncertainty and big challenges.
Blood plasma in the world's largest lizard appears to resist deadly infections.
The love we celebrate on Valentine's Day wouldn't be the same without seven essential chemicals.
Cancer patients may one day never have to worry about permanent tattoos with latest development of glow ink that disappears.
Ever wonder what's in tattoo ink or how the colors stay etched in your skin permanently?
Researchers in the Netherlands have created a microbial battery that can cycle and store energy captured from the sun.
Researchers have shown that activating a chemo drug once it reaches its target delivers medication to tumors without the side effects.
A patch made from tattoo paper can detect blood alcohol from sweat and transmit results to a smartphone.
Doping scandals have led the International Olympic Committee to begin testing athletes for performance enhancing drugs and gene therapy.