Climate change threatens 30 U.S. landmarks: science advocacy group

Read the full story at Planet Ark. Climate change is threatening U.S. landmarks from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the César Chávez National Monument in Keene, California with floods, rising sea levels and fires, scientists said on Tuesday. National Landmarks at Risk, a report published by the Union of Concerned Scientists, …

ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable Grants $150K for Green Chemistry Research

Via the ACS Nexus blog. Last year the ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable sent a call for proposals, seeking to fund projects that are developing alternatives for widely employed transition metal catalyzed cross-coupling reactions (the assembly of carbon-carbon and carbon-heteroatom). These reactions are used frequently in the pharmaceutical industry because they allow for the assembly of …

WISER for Android 3.1 Released

WISER for Android 3.1 is now available.   Here’s a look at what’s new in this release:  WISER's Help Identify Chemical capability is now available on the Android platform. Identify and validate an unknown chemical based on the following criteria: physical properties of the substance gathered by observation or sensors signs and symptoms of victims of …

Preview the new National Library of Medicine TOXNET interface

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is introducing a new NLM TOXNET interface this Spring. We've improved the appearance and interactive capabilities and given it a facelift for a more current look and feel. The new TOXNET features: Improved appearance Intuitive interactive capabilities Improved multi-database search Easy selection of items to save in “My List” …