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Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, the American Chemical Society (ACS) are one of the world’s largest scientific organizations, with more than 200,000 individuals in their global community across 140 countries. Their mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and all its people. ACS's vision is to improve all people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

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Giving the Cold Shoulder to Crunchy Ice Cream — With a Dash of Cellulose

A form of cellulose obtained from plants can be added to ice cream to stop crystals formation and it's better in the face of temperature fluctuations than existing ice growth inhibitors.
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No More Ice Cream Crystals Thanks to Cellulose

Scientists have found a form of cellulose obtained from plants can be added to ice cream to stop crystals forming and it works better than currently used ice growth inhibitors in the face of temperature fluctuations.
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Arid Region Crop Cultivation Helped by Wax-Coated Sand

Researchers have developed a simple, biodegradable ground cover — wax-coated sand — which keeps soil wet and increases crop yields.
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"Nanotranslator" Enables Bacteria and Yeast To Communicate

Researchers describe the first system that enables two unrelated organisms to communicate.
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Poorer Present-Day Air Quality Found in Historically "Redlined" Neighborhoods

Scientists have found that neighborhoods “redlined” during the Great Depression have higher levels of air pollution 80 years later.
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Researchers Design "e-Nose" That Could Sniff Out Parkinson's

Researchers reporting in ACS Omega have developed a portable, artificially intelligent olfactory system, or “e-nose,” that could someday diagnose the disease in a doctor’s office.
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Creating Useful Drug Compounds While Recycling CO2 Waste

Scientists have developed a method that has the potential to help recycle waste CO2 while also producing molecules useful for drug development.
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A New, Longer-Lasting Type of Cholera Vaccine

Researchers have developed a new type of cholera vaccine consisting of polysaccharides displayed on virus-like particles. The vaccine generated long-lasting antibody responses against V. cholerae in mice.
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SARS-CoV-2 Evolution Driven by Need To Infect and Escape

Artificial intelligence models are being used to analyze mutations to SARS-CoV-2, predicting that mutations that increase infectivity drive virus evolution, but in vaccinated populations, mutations enabling escape from vaccines are becoming dominant.
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Growing Conditions Impact the Nutritional Punch of Microgreens

Kale and broccoli microgreens grown in either windowsill or commercial growing conditions are rich in phytonutrients, though the levels of some compounds varies considerably between the two environments.
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