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Global community building: Thoughts and insights from ACS President Donna Nelson

ACS President Donna Nelson shares insights on building bridges and trust through global communities to further scientific exchange.

Molecule of the Week

Mission Impossible: Get me out of swimming pools.

What molecule am I?

C&EN/ACS Publications Highlights

How Water Affects Surfaces
Theoretical calculations establish simple rules that predict the water-mediated interaction behavior for combinations of dissimilar surfaces.

Langmuir

Ceracyclopropene: Who Knew?
The unusual molecule ceracyclopropene is formed from cerium atoms and ethylene. Its threshold ionization and spin–orbit coupling are explored.

Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Activate Cell Penetrators
Arginine-rich cell-penetrating peptides are activated by exposure to ion pair–π interactions or perfluorinated fatty acids.

Journal of the American Chemical Society