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October 13, 2021

Go beyond the label: chemical inventory systems that enable R&D innovation

CAS helps organizations worldwide better utilize scientific information to aid innovation. Here are some tips to ensure you are providing an inventory system that supports research and development.

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October 6, 2021

Asymmetric Organocatalysis: Selective and Sustainable Synthetic Chemistry Solution Wins 2021 Chemistry Nobel

Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillan were awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of a precise new tool for molecular construction: organocatalysis. This has had a great impact on pharmaceutical research, and has made chemistry greener.

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September 30, 2021

Predicting the 2021 Chemistry Nobel Prize winners

While many factors play a role in the committee’s decision on who will win the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, ingenuity, citations, and patent activity for their work must be considered.

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September 29, 2021

Exploring machine learning in chemistry: trends and opportunities

Learn about the growth and barriers of artificial intelligence (AI) and learning algorithms within the field of chemistry.

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September 23, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine boosters: what does the research show?

With recent mRNA booster recommendations, many ask if they should get a COVID-19 booster and what the science shows? This blog explains the science of boosters, reviews current recommendations, and examines recent research.

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September 8, 2021

Lipid Nanoparticles – Key Players in Cancer Treatment

Lipid nanoparticles are key therapeutic vehicles in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as medical imaging, cosmetics, nutrition and more. Discover how lipid nanoparticles are applied in cancer therapy, and their future within nanomedicine.

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August 10, 2021

Tackling the Global Vaccine Distribution Challenge

COVID-19 vaccine production is limited by the output of lipid nanoparticles, but use of microfluidic technology has been successful in producing lipid nanoparticles.

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August 4, 2021

Weak Bonds – the Hidden Power Within Combustible Chemicals

On the anniversary of the industrial accident and explosion in Beirut, this blog focuses on the role of ammonium nitrate and how weak bonds in certain chemicals can lead to instability and explosions.

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July 29, 2021

Exploring Knowledge Graphs for COVID-19 Drug Discovery

The methodology behind CAS knowledge graphs enhances potential drug identification for COVID-19 treatment and other diseases.

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July 21, 2021

The Science Behind Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Performance enhancing drugs are constantly scrutinized, tracked, and tested for by the International Olympic Committee, US Anti-Doping Agency and World Anti-Doping Agency. This blog will provide details on some common performance enhancing drugs and measures to detect them.

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