—Reactions: Moose adventures and the regulation of benzene “” Letters to the editor Moose adventures in Canada The photo of the crash test dummy moose in Newscripts (C&EN, Sept. 19, 2022, page 32) brought back the memory of motoring with my wife on the Trans-Canada Highway north of Lake Superior in about 1980.
December 01, 2022
Most presenters with renewable fuels or chemicals to pitch rattled off the carbon intensity—a measure of net CO2 emissions—of their portfolios from memory. At a lunchtime panel, Southwest Airlines fuel-supply executive John Briere said that if anyone was thinking of starting a business, he’d recommend a consultancy specializing in product life cycle analysis.
by Craig Bettenhausen | November 09, 2022
Applications for the Heh-Won Chang, PhD Fellowship in Green Chemistry and Nina McClelland Memorial Award are due Dec. 31. For details and application instructions, visit gcande.org/students/awards. /people/awards/ACS-Green-Chemistry-Institute-seeks/100/i37 20221015 100 37 /magazine/100/10037.html ACS Green Chemistry Institute seeks nominations for student awards Awards, ACS News acs-news Matthew Deinhardt, ACS staff people awards acs-news GCI seeks nominations for student awards Chemical & Engineering News ACS Green Chemistry Institute seeks nominations for student awards ACS Green Chemistry Institute seeks nominations for student awards
by Matthew Deinhardt, ACS staff | October 15, 2022
The physical intertwining may explain why smell can evoke strong memories and emotions. COVID-19’s olfactory effects aren’t confined to a loss of smell. For some, infection causes the smells that people typically relish or find comfort in—like the morning’s coffee— to trigger a full-throttle sense of disgust or revulsion.
by Laura Howes | September 26, 2022
Through the agreement, McMurry relinquishes any royalties for forthcoming editions of the book in favor of a one-off licensing fee that he is donating to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in memory of his son, who sadly died from the disease in 2019. Students can now download the digital version of the book—“one of the most popular organic textbooks in the world,” according to Inside Higher Ed—and the accompanying manual for free.
by Bibiana Campos Seijo | September 12, 2022
Lewis, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Gabor A. Somorjai Award for Creative Research in Catalysis, sponsored by the Gabor A. and Judith K. Somorjai Endowment Fund, Suljo Linic, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public, sponsored by ACS, Mitch Jacoby, Chemical & Engineering News Henry H.
by Nina Notman, special to C&EN | September 09, 2022
As an early indication the law might work, Micron announced on Sept. 1 that it would build a $15 billion memory chip plant next to its R&D center in Boise, Idaho. Executives from the chemical and materials firms that supply the semiconductor industry lobbied hard to be included in the law’s subsidy package, Entegris CEO Bertrand Loy told C&EN in May.
by Craig Bettenhausen | September 08, 2022
Jones established this scholarship in memory of his wife who faced difficulties as a woman chemist early in her career. For more information on WCC awards visit www.acswcc.org. /people/awards/Women-Chemists-Committee-honors-award/100/i31 20220901 100 31 /magazine/100/10031.html Women Chemists Committee honors award winners awards, acs news, people, women chemists committee acs-news Nina Notman, special to C&EN people awards acs-news Riley Atrops Crystal Mendoza Courtesy of Riley Atrops Courtesy of Crystal Mendoza A photo of Riley Atrops.
by Nina Notman, special to C&EN | September 01, 2022
Events at the meeting sponsored by ACS president Angela Wilson included receptions in honor of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s 45th anniversary and the 20th of ACS’s LGBTQ+ committee, a symposium in memory of Robert H. Grubbs, a Zumba session, and a presentation and Q&A with German quantum chemist Joachim Sauer.
by Bibiana Campos Seijo | August 25, 2022
The proof is in the pollen For many people, the word pollen conjures up less-than-fond memories of hay fever. But as it turns out, pollen’s usefulness to archaeology is nothing to sneeze at. Scientists from Sapienza University and Avignon University recently reported how they used pollen—and some analytical chemistry—to uncork information about ancient Roman wine jars (PLOS One 2022, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0267129).
by Brianna Barbu | August 14, 2022