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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 15, 2007
Date:8/22/2007

This issue of the American Chemical Society (ACS) News Service Weekly Press Package (PressPac) is a special edition with selections from scientific presentations scheduled for the ACS 234th national meeting in Boston. Our regular coverage of reports from ACS 36 major peer-reviewed journals and Chemical & Engineering News will resume with the Aug. 29, 2007 edition.


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Weekly PressPac - CONTENT IS EMBARGOED FOR VARIOUS TIMES AS INDICATED

PressPac Archive: http://www.chemistry.org/news/presspac.html


In this Special Edition:

  • Theme Topic: Biotechnology of Health and Wellness

  • Nanotech materials, start-ups highlighted at ACS symposium

  • Computers help chemists fight emerging infections

  • Common virus may contribute to obesity in some people

  • Revealing estrogens secret role in obesity

  • Detergents, eye rinses, and other products with an on/off switch

  • Helping the carbon nanotube industry avoid mega-mistakes of the past

  • Acrylamide not linked to breast cancer in U.S. women, study finds

  • Cranberries may improve chemotherapy for ovarian cancer

  • Source of coffees bitterness identified; could lead to tastier java

  • Sewage chemicals reveal evidence of illegal drug use

  • Met inhibitors showing promise as a new weapon in war on cancer

For Wired Readers:

  • Science Elements: A New ACS Podcast

  • YouTube Videos: Its Alive!!

Journalists Resources:

  • New ACS Annual Report

  • Chemistry Glossary


Theme Topic: Biotechnology of Health and Wellness

Biotechnology of health and wellness is the featured theme of the 234th
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Contact: Michael Woods
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American Chemical Society
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