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Speaking About Science: ChemChamps

I am standing in front of a sign in a more than hundred-year-old room in the Russell Senate building: “This room has been the site of many significant Senate investigative hearings…” The first one on the list is the “Sinking of the Titanic – Sen. 1,801 more words

American Chemical Society

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Air Force announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., vice commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command… 136 more words

Department Of Defense

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Air Force Brig. Gen. Steven L. Basham for appointment to the rank of major general. 1,119 more words

Department Of Defense

Vitamin C's effects on children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy explored at chemists' monthly dinner discussion

When you hear about vitamin C at this time of year (winter), it’s usually in relation to treating colds, albeit science hasn’t confirmed all of the… 349 more words

Bickering Bitemark Analysts need to read this: Chemists' guidelines and expectations on science

The American Chemical Society has taken a very proactive position in reinforcing scientific standards through its involvement in forensic reform and progress. A notable aspect of this group is its university and industrial component membership base that conforms to legitimate scientific standards. 114 more words

American Academy Of Forensic Science

3-D printing is a feat of chemistry; learn more about it at Portland chemists' dinner

3-D printing is one of those newish bits of tech that’s been all the rage in recent years.

Need a wrench on the International Space Station? 265 more words

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