Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions (GC/CS)
Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions (GC/CS) is an ambitious project, launched by ACS in 2008, to identify the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges, and explore the solutions emerging from chemistry. Learn more about GC/CS and view the original report.
Updated constantly, this website and podcast, available on iTunes, monitors scientific developments and breakthroughs in the global struggle for sustainability. GC/CS is an ongoing saga of chemistry for life — chemistry that truly matters.
December 09, 2013
As the Fukushima crisis continues to remind the world of the potential dangers of nuclear disposal and unforeseen accidents, scientists are reporting progress toward a new way to detect the radioactive materials uranium and plutonium in waste water. Their report on the design of a highly sensitive nanosensor appears in ACS’ The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. More »