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


The enemy within: How SARS-CoV-2 uses our own proteins to infect our cells

A critical step in the race to develop treatments for COVID-19 is to gain a clear understanding of how the virus enters our cells. This insight will support development of targeted anitviral treatments focused on blocking that pathway.


Storm warning – The critical role of cytokines in severe COVID-19

Serological tests indicate that inflammatory cytokine storm response is associated with COVID-19 severity and mortality. Understanding the biological function of cytokines and the underlying mechanisms of the cytokine storm response in COVID-19 patients is key to developing effective treatment strategies and reducing mortality rate.


How to Maximize the Strategic Value of Formulations Data in Pharma

This whitepaper discusses how pharmaceutical companies can maximize the strategic value of formulations data to shorten development times, stay ahead of competition, and position themselves for success.

Press Releases

CAS Releases Special Report Highlighting COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Research

CAS has issued a special report in ACS Central Science titled “Assay Techniques and Test Development for COVID-19 Diagnosis.” This report provides a detailed overview of COVID-19 diagnostic tests, trends, and resources.


Assay Techniques and Test Development for COVID-19 Diagnosis

To provide a better understanding and comparison of the diagnostic tests available in the fight against COVID-19, CAS has produced a report summarizing the basic principles of molecular and serological assays being used in diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2. The report highlights recent advancements in testing technologies and provides a high-level view of currently available diagnostic tests.


Recent advances support scalability of COVID-19 diagnostic testing

The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, continues to grip the world. Large-scale testing is required for countries to successfully limit infections and mortality rates, and is key to easing many lockdown restrictions. In this unprecedented crisis, every hour matters when it comes to identifying and preventing further spread of this virus.

Case Studies

Curated Training Sets for Innovative AI Predictions

Utilizing only internal data can lead to the lack of specific electronic, structure and device properties required to generate innovative machine learning predictions. Learn how one company turned to custom-curated data to expand a limited view of the scientific landscape.


Targeting ACE2 – Closing COVID-19’s cellular doorway

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus, scientists have been racing to understand it. Extensive research has been devoted to identifying viable genes and proteins as targets for therapeutic agents. One particular protein that has drawn considerable attention is the human cell’s viral receptor, angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2).


Getting Started in Data-Driven Chemical and Materials Discovery

Are you just getting started or ramping up machine learning for chemical and materials research? In this webinar, the panelists will discuss how to prepare for a new informatics project by exploring how to build useful data sets, identify missing capabilities, and communicate expectations.