Latest Chemists Celebrate Earth Day Stories

Help Lower Your Blood Sugar With Green Coffee Bean Extract
2013-04-09 13:18:44

A study funded by a company which produces an extract from green coffee beans has found that this substance can help lower and even control blood sugar levels. This extract is taken from green and unroasted coffee beans and is sold as a powerful antioxidant to regulate blood sugar levels and improve other body functions.

Adding Microbes To Water To Benefit Consumers
2012-10-26 14:00:16

New research explains how water filtration systems might be used to encourage the growth of beneficial microbes in "purified" drinking water that would benefit consumers and outcompete harmful bacteria.

American Chemical Society Meeting Begins
2012-08-20 06:07:49

The 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) kicked off in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, bringing about vibrant announcements regarding research and new discoveries.

2012-05-30 05:03:45

Twenty of the nation's top high school chemistry students will compete for the team representing the United States at the International Chemistry Olympiad from July 21-30 held just outside Washington, DC. The American Chemical Society hosts the event, Dow is the official sponsor.

2009-11-16 15:11:36

A first-of-its kind inhalable measles vaccine for developing countries, where the disease remains a scourge. A "nanogenerator" that could recharge iPods and other electronic devices with a shake. And for Fido and Fluffy, a long-awaited once-a-month pill for both ticks and fleas.

2009-09-30 08:54:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemical Society (ACS) will host events for families, teachers and children of all ages at a "Festival de Quimica" Saturday, Oct. 3, during the Hispanic Engineering Science and Technology Week Community Day celebration.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.