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Viruses do more than cause colds; check out their usefulness to materials science at an ACS dinner lecture

When it comes to making stuff on a nanoscale, humans ain’t got nothin’ on viruses.

Those little wonders of the microscopic world outpace anything human chemists can produce to date in terms of output and quality control on a tiny scale, and so researchers are now turning to re-engineered viruses for a heap of purposes, such as drug delivery and materials fabrication. 221 more words

Rowan University students celebrate Chemistry Week and relish the opportunity for sweet revenge

Every year, the week of Oct. 23 is dubbed Chemistry Week. Rowan’s American Chemical Society (ACS) club, comprised of chemistry and biochemistry majors, held a week-long celebration to commemorate the occasion. 910 more words

Organic Farming vs. Conventional

There is a difference between organic and conventional food. It is important that you know the difference, but more importantly, please seek to understand the difference and explain it to others. 114 more words

Welcome to my science blog!

My name is Erica Avery (Ericae averiens) and I am a senior biochemistry major with a journalism minor and concentration in Honors Studies at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. 209 more words


Researchers have created a self-healing material that works in less than one second

Researchers have developed a new material that can heal itself when punctured, according to an American Chemical Society news release.

The material is made by inserting a liquid with a “key ingredient” in between two layers of a solid polymer. 135 more words


Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities:A Manual for High Schools, Colleges, and Graduate Programs

In its 4th edition, this publication by the American Chemical Society Committee on Chemists with Disabilities, addresses a host of topics pertinent to teaching chemistry to students with disabilities. 216 more words