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When is it time to leave a PhD program?

7 August, 2019 - 00:35
Getting a master's degree is a decision, not a downgrade

Video: The chemistry driving a fish's sex change

6 August, 2019 - 23:00
Studying one species of tropical fish may reveal clues to sex development in other animals and humans

Neutrogena recalls acne mask over concerns about blue light

6 August, 2019 - 18:00
Meanwhile, chemists are developing procedures to protect themselves from blue light used in photoredox reactions

Antitrust regulators seek to block Evonik peroxide purchase

5 August, 2019 - 22:46
The Federal Trade Commission says the purchase of PeroxyChem will leave the market too concentrated

No safe exposure to chlorpyrifos, EU regulators say

5 August, 2019 - 21:24
Food safety authority finds insecticide does not meet criteria for renewal

Mice fed a low-methionine diet respond better to cancer treatments

5 August, 2019 - 20:26
The special diet seems to aid treatments that target one-carbon metabolism

How the periodic table changed my life

4 August, 2019 - 23:51
YouTube chemist Sir Martyn Poliakoff and other essayists share personal stories about how the elements have shaped their worlds

Sir Martyn Poliakoff on the periodic table's ability to inspire joy

4 August, 2019 - 23:50
Chemist and YouTube presenter talks about his road to chemistry and the magic of the elements

Life as an element discoverer, by Julie Ezold

4 August, 2019 - 23:50
Oak Ridge National Lab program manager describes how being part of the team that synthesized element 117, tennessine, changed her life

The rewards and challenges of expanding the periodic table, by Hiromitsu Haba

4 August, 2019 - 23:50
Riken group director shares the thrill of creating nihonium and the drive to keep pushing the table's boundaries

Science historian Eric Scerri examines the periodic table's quantum connections

4 August, 2019 - 23:50
UCLA chemist talks about his love of the table and why debate still rages over it

How the periodic table inspired Mary Soon Lee to an epic feat of haiku

4 August, 2019 - 23:50
Writer and poet describes her journey immortalizing all 118 elements with their own Japanese-style poem

From our archives: An essay on antimony, by Nina Ulrich

4 August, 2019 - 23:44
To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table, C&EN is re-releasing its favorite essays from a special 2003 collectors' issue celebrating the elements

Your guide to the ACS Fall 2019 National Meeting in San Diego

4 August, 2019 - 23:31
C&EN's editors pick the speakers and symposia to catch

Contract research organizations profit from nonprofits' drug-discovery efforts

4 August, 2019 - 23:30
Although the financial returns are not always high, CROs find value in working with foundations

Palmer amaranth, the king of weeds, cripples new herbicides

3 August, 2019 - 15:12
Scientists in the US sound the alarm about a crop-smothering weed that is growing resistant to multiple herbicides

Rusty film generates salty shock

3 August, 2019 - 13:51
Metal nanolayer produces electricity from flowing brine

The many modes of microbial magic

3 August, 2019 - 13:50

Career Ladder: Catherine Goffinet

3 August, 2019 - 13:41
This Ben & Jerry's flavor guru made a career out of her love of food and chemistry

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