A collection of feature articles, case studies, and whitepapers from CAS. News and trends spanning scientific research and information technology.

A collection of feature articles, case studies, and whitepapers from CAS. News and trends spanning scientific research and information technology.

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CAS launches new brand reflecting strategic evolution to empower smarter science

CAS launched a new brand reflecting the broadening scope of its solutions and capabilities critical to advancing scientific discovery. This new brand mirrors an on-going evolution to enable new and smarter uses of scientific information as a partner to R&D leaders pursuing more efficient, collaborative, and customized innovation models.


Novel oligonucleotide with application in mRNA vaccine quality control gets 250 millionth CAS Registry Number

Novel oligonucleotide from Moderna, with application in mRNA vaccine quality control, marks the 250 millionth substance registration in CAS REGISTRY.


A Review of the Global Efforts on COVID-19 Vaccine Development

This report reviews Covid-19 vaccine research, compares the underlying technologies, the use of adjuvants and delivery systems in their application, and provides a perspective on their future direction.


The Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered

Answers to frequently asked questions regarding the safety, efficacy, and composition of the currently available Covid vaccines. Updated March 26, 2021.


Safety in numbers: Connecting the community to improve lab safety

The Pistoia Alliance Chemical Safety Library (CSL) is an open-access database providing access to hazardous reaction information crowd-sourced from academic, industry, and government institutions around the world. Developed and hosted by CAS, the CSL supports laboratory safety.

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CAS Common Chemistry™ expands collection of publicly available chemical information

CAS has expanded the open access Common Chemistry resource to nearly 500,000 substances from CAS REGISTRY®. The collection represents substances commonly found in consumer products, regulatory lists, and introductory chemistry curricula.


Can plastic eating super-enzymes solve our destructive plastic problem?

An overview of research on how microbial enzymes can break down plastics, which could otherwise take hundreds of years to degrade.


Accelerating Discovery: COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthroughs and their Future Impact

This whitepaper explores innovative research and technologies that played crucial roles in Covid-19 vaccine development.

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New AI-Enabled Virtual Screening Tool Identifies Most Promising Approved Drugs for Success in Treating COVID-19

WorldQuant Predictive (WQP) and CAS have partnered to develop a groundbreaking methodology that can save time and lives by helping researchers rapidly prioritize the most promising drug candidates to treat COVID-19 and other critical diseases.