ACS Malaysia Chapter and ACS Publications virtual talk held in conjunction with the Earth Day 2021
The talk will be delivered by Prof. Shane Snyder, Executive Director of the Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of ACS Environmental Science and Technology (ES&T) Water journal. Prof. Snyder will be sharing about his research and the journal during the talk.
ACS Malaysia Chapter celebrated World Water Day on 22 March!
What does water mean to you? Do you know that ACS Malaysia Chapter organized a forum on water-related emerging contaminants in Malaysia back in 2017, funded by the ACS Global Innovation Imperatives (Gii) grant.
Read the white paper summarizing the findings of the forum here >
JACS Au Meet the Editors: Carole Duboc and Hyunjoo Lee
Watch JACS Au Associate Editors Carole Duboc of Grenoble Alpes University/CNRS and Hyunjoo Lee of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology sit down to discuss their life, work, and their advice for the next generation of chemists.
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ACS PUBLICATIONS 2020 Year in Review
2020 was a year like no other. We sincerely thank you all, the members of our research community, for all that you do to help ACS journals remain the most trusted, most cited, and most read. We couldn’t do it with you.
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Universities and Students Warned of Sci-Hub Security Risks
The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit has issued a warning to universities and students that the use of Sci-Hub could result in the theft of user data, including usernames and passwords, through malicious hacks.
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FEATURED RESEARCHES (OPEN ACCESS)
Universal and Switchable Omni-Repellency of Liquid-Infused Surfaces for On-Demand Separation of Multiphase Liquid Mixtures
Here, a family of versatile coatings based on the reactions between plant polyphenols and 3-aminopropyl triethoxysilane…
Highly Active Cellulose-Supported Poly(hydroxamic acid)–Cu(II) Complex for Ullmann Etherification
Highly active natural pandanus-extracted cellulose-supported poly(hydroxamic acid)–Cu(II) complex 4 was synthesized.
Antioxidant and UV-Blocking Properties of a Carboxymethyl Cellulose–Lignin Composite Film Produced from Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch
Oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) pulp with the highest cellulose content of 83.42% was obtained…
Can Spiber make spider silk-like materials a reality?
The Japanese biomaterials firm has built a facility in Thailand and plans another in the US to realize its dream.
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Corbion says it has identified ways to increase output at its facilities in the Netherlands, Brazil, Spain, and Thailand.
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Degradable polymer facility planned in South Korea
The South Korean firms Kolon Industries and SK Global Chemical will collaborate on the development of polybutylene adipate-co-terephthalate (PBAT).
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Resources for Medical Students
This Virtual Issue includes articles that cover a broad range of biomedical topics, such as drug discovery, pharmacology, drug metabolism & pharmacokinetics, therapeutics, and medical devices, and therefore may be of particular interest to students in medical school or early career scientists.
Sensors Around the World: Asia-Pacific
Committed to promoting widespread dissemination of innovations and ideas on all aspects of sensor development, ACS Sensors keeps an eye on global cutting-edge updates and breakthroughs in sensor science brought about by contributors in different regions of the world.
Video of The Month
ACS In Focus Insider Q&A: Cellular Agriculture: Lab Grown Foods
This ACS In Focus title gives an overview of the broad range of approaches to cellular agriculture.
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C&EN Discovery Report: The Future of Plastic
This Discovery Report delves into chemical recycling technologies. Inside, you’ll hear from heavy hitters in the packaging industry, experts in depolymerization and pyrolysis, the scientists sounding the alarm about plastics’ impact on our ecosystems, and many more.
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