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A Treasure Trove of Science News

American Chemical Society’s 244th National Meeting & Exposition Philadelphia, August 19-23, 2012

Note to journalists: Please report that this research was presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society.

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19, 2012 — With 8,600 presentations on tap here this week at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the ACS Office of Public Affairs could publicize only a small fraction of the newsworthy reports in press releases and press conferences. That leaves a treasure trove of potential topics for breaking news, features and background on the program for this meeting of the world’s largest scientific society.

A portfolio of additional topics, selected for potential news value by organizers of the program and science writers in ACS Public Affairs, is available. Each entry consists of the presentation title, a summary and contact information for the presenter. A search tool on the online program will provide time, location and other details of individual presentations. As always, count on Public Affairs staff to lend a hand with interviews for your stories.

For the complete set of abstracts, contact the press center.

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