Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Invitation: Participate in the ACS PRES Symposium on Chemical Employment

Many articles in the Capital Chemist have focused on the challenge of employment and careers. Incoming ACS President Donna Nelson has instituted a Task Force to look into exactly that issue. Recently, President-Elect Nelson reached out to the Capital Chemist with the following invitation to participate in an upcoming symposium […]

Save the Date: ACS National Historic Chemical Landmark Designation Ceremony

Please join us as the American Chemical Society dedicates the USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center as a National Historic Chemical Landmark for the isolation of phytochrome. In 1959, researchers at the USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center first isolated phytochrome, a light-sensitive pigment found throughout plant species. Phytochrome allows plants to […]