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

I may have wandered into the Fountain of Youth.

What molecule am I?

C&EN/ACS Publications Highlights

Asphalt Life Extended
Experiments and computations show that adding an animal waste–derived biomodifier to asphalt reduces oxidative aging and delays pavement failure.

Journal of Physical Chemistry 

Help from E. coli
Metabolically engineered E. coli produces benzyl isothiocyanate, a plant metabolite that may reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

ACS Synthetic Biology

Tell Actives from Decoys
ADChemCast is a computational method that provides fragment-based analysis of ligand dockings to improve classification of bioactive compounds.

Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling