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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.

Resources Index

Press Releases

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.

Blog

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.

Whitepapers

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.

Press Releases

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.

Whitepapers

Predicting New Chemistry: Impact of High-Quality Training Data on Prediction of Reaction Outcomes

Scientists at Bayer expand their understanding into new, useful chemistry by improving the predictive power of a synthesis planning model with scientist-curated reactions from CAS.

Blog

Understanding the nanotechnology in COVID-19 vaccines

Lipid nanoparticles are a vital component of the new Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, by protecting and transporting the mRNA effectively to the right place in cells.

Blog

Do other vaccines protect you from COVID-19?

Research has revealed correlations between COVID-19 severity and a patient’s vaccination history.

Infographics

Structurally Novel Small Molecule Drugs Outperformed in 2020 – Infographic

Download this CAS infographic to see structures and information about new structurally novel small molecule drugs approved by the FDA in 2020.

Blog

Drugs approved by the FDA in 2020 reflect continuing trend of structural innovation